About the Cancer Institute


As the region’s only academic medical center, the Cancer Institute serves our community through The University of Tennessee Medical Center’s 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.

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CI Annual Reports

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Letter From the Director

The Cancer Institute’s Director, John Bell, MD, discusses everything our patients and their families can expect from the Cancer Institute team, which is made up of the region’s top cancer specialists and clinicians who are leading the way in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research of cancer.

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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 is devised to meet the needs of patients, families, physicians, nurses and other staff.

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

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