Hawaii Cancer Consortium Members
Eliminating the Cancer Burden
The University of Hawaii Cancer Center is recognized by the National Cancer Institute as a consortium cancer center. The consortium represents the unified basic, translational, and clinical cancer research effort benefiting all citizens of Hawaii and the Pacific Rim. The members are comprised of three hospital groups, the UH Cancer Center, and the John A. Burns School of Medicine.
To substantially reduce the burden of cancer for the people of Hawaii and elsewhere through the support of clinical and translational cancer research.
To facilitate, support and assure the generation and conduct of high impact patient research in the most efficient and safe way possible to substantially reduce the burden of cancer for the people of Hawaii and elsewhere.
|The University of Hawai'i Cancer Center's purpose is to develop new strategies for discovery, drive findings into clinical practice, and deliver the optimal outcome when a patient is faced with the prospect of treatment and recovery. The UH Cancer Center houses the central administrative and organizational structure of the Hawaii Cancer Consortium and provides a central authority to focus and organize its efforts and resources for the efficient and synergistic accomplishment of the Consortium's goals.|
|Hawaii Pacific Health offers comprehensive cancer care for patients, pools the expertise of its cancer specialists in tumor boards, and conducts clinical trials in new cancer therapies.|
|Kuakini Medical Center's Oncology Services utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to address each cancer patient's individual needs. Services include prevention and early detection, treatment and medical care, education and support services. Kuakini Health Care Team members also participate in numerous community activities and events by providing information, education and free screenings|
|The Queen's Cancer Center brings the people of Hawaii a comprehensive, multidisciplinary cancer treatment and research center, and was designed to reduce the need to travel to the mainland to receive the highest quality cancer treatment. Offering advanced technology in a comfortable, patient-centered atmosphere, the Queen's Cancer Center brings together virtually every aspect of cancer diagnosis and treatment to the people of Hawaii.|
|At the John A. Burns School of Medicine, we seek health solutions for our multicultural society and the world. As America's most culturally diverse medical school, our vision is A.L.O.H.A. â€“ to Attain Lasting Optimal Health for All|