About the Cancer Institute

As the region's only academic medical center, the Cancer Institute serves our community through our mission of healing, education, and discovery.  As the largest provider of cancer care in the region, the Cancer Institute offers the broadest spectrum of cancer specialists and services to care for the adult population.  From the prevention of cancer, and early detection strategies to survivorship and end of life supportive care and everything in between, the Cancer Institute is here for you. Contact us

Letter From the Director

The Cancer Institute facility brings all outpatient cancer services under one roof with convenient parking steps away from the covered entrance. Read More

Cancer Institute Vision Statement

The University of Tennessee Medical Center Cancer Institute will overcome the challenges of cancer through healing, discovery, outreach, and education in partnerships with those in our community.

Cancer Institute Mission Statement

The University of Tennessee Medical Center Cancer Institute will provide each patient with compassionate, comprehensive, and coordinated care through a multiprofessional, innovative approach.  The foundation of our commitment is the pursuit of collaborative discovery and education focused on patients, healthcare professionals, and the community.

Cancer Institute Facility

The  83,000-square-foot cancer area is equipped with features that support and enhance the comprehensive services provided to oncology patients and isdevised to meet the needs of patients, families, physicians, nurses and other staff.

Specialties

The Cancer Institute offers programs and services for many different types of cancer. Our multidisciplinary team of cancer specialists are dedicated to providing patient's with the highest quality of care. 

Cancers We Treat

The Cancer Institute provides advanced services and technology to treat cancer. Our programs are designed to focus on you, the patient. Click here to learn more about various cancers. 

Physicians & Caregivers

The Cancer Institute oncology specialists are dedicated to providing compassionate and expert care to patients and their families. Click here to learn more about our various physician specialties.

Contact Information


Frequently used numbers at the Cancer Institute:

  • Cancer Institute Information: 865.305.6055 or 1.866.337.8824
  • Healthcare Coordination: 865.305.6970
  • University Breast Center: 865.305.9069 
  • Hospital General Information: 865.305.9000
  • Clinical Trials: 865.305.9773

Directions & Parking


UT Medical Center
Cancer Institute 
Medical Building F 
1926 Alcoa Highway 
Knoxville, TN 37920

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