Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma’s only comprehensive academic cancer center, the Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma is a nationally recognized leader in research and patient care. The Stephenson Cancer Center annually ranks among the top cancer centers in the nation for number of patients participating in National Cancer Institute (NCI)-sponsored treatment trials, and it is one of 30 designated lead academic sites in the NCI’s National Clinical Trials Network.

The Stephenson Cancer Center is decreasing the burden of cancer in Oklahoma and nationally by supporting innovative laboratory, clinical and populations-based research. Its 250 research members are conducting more than 200 funded cancer research projects at institutions across Oklahoma, supported by nearly $50 million in annual funding from local and national sponsors. To provide patients with the highest standard of care and ensure the best possible outcomes, the cancer center supports 10 multidisciplinary clinical programs that bring together physician specialists from medical, surgical, and radiation oncology as well as supportive care and clinical research staff.