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Comprehensive cancer care

The Stanford Cancer Institute has been designated a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute, a part of the National Institutes of Health. The designation, the NCI’s highest, recognizes the institute’s strength in laboratory and population-science research, clinical care, and community outreach and education.

The institute is a partnership between Stanford Medicine and the Cancer Prevention Institute of California. It has nearly 400 members, a multidisciplinary group of scientists and physicians, and is directed by professor of medicine Beverly Mitchell, MD.

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