Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center

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What does NCI-designation mean for our patients?

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is Iowa’s only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center.

Our designation as a comprehensive cancer center from the NCI recognizes our commitment to making breakthrough scientific discoveries and turning them into improved approaches to cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment that directly benefit cancer patients.

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is Iowa’s only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center.

This NCI distinction complements Holden’s commitment to outstanding team-based, personalized cancer care. Holden offers some of the latest treatments, including clinical trials and new therapies, delivered by doctors who work side by side with some of the world’s best cancer researchers.

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Latest News

  • “We asked our current and past patients for their input, and their generous feedback allowed us to create this beautiful new unit that we can truly call patient-centered,” says Margarita Magalhaes-Silverman, MD, director of the UI Blood and Marrow Transplant Program. Read More
  • University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine Oncology Program are collaborating to conduct cancer research focused on how similarities in cancers in both humans and companion animals can contribute to furthering research in both areas. Read More