Comprehensive Cancer Center Elevator Speech

To obtain Comprehensive Cancer Center designation, The University of Kansas Cancer Center’s research efforts must be wider, deeper and larger.


  • Broaden partnerships with communities throughout the region
  • Advance education for the next generation of scientists and health care providers
  • Heighten influence for KU researchers in the national scientific community


  • Enhance cancer prevention and screening efforts
  • Strengthen collaboration between scientists in different disciplines
  • Extend studies into high-risk populations


  • Grow research funding to understand and treat cancer
  • Expand facilities and staff resources
  • Increase access to promising clinical trials

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Clinical Trials

Clinical trials can give you access to potentially effective new drugs, therapies and diagnostic tools in research.

Let us match you to an open trial. Contact our clinical trials nurse navigator, 913-945-7552.