Research Programs

The Cincinnati Cancer Center was established in 2011 as a partnership of Cincinnati Children’s, the University of Cincinnati and UC Health. The center’s mission is to reduce the burden of cancer in our nation, with a particular focus in southern Ohio and northern Kentucky area —which will be attained through a seamless integration of discovery science, translational research, clinical trials and prevention strategies.

With strong support from our patients and their families, health care professionals, policymakers, communities, businesses and philanthropic efforts throughout the region and across the country, the Cincinnati Cancer Center has taken its first step in pursuit of a Comprehensive Cancer Center designation from the National Cancer Institute.

At the Cincinnati Cancer Center, more than 800 individuals—including faculty, research professionals, physicians and staff—are fully committed to deliver leading edge cancer research, clinical care of the highest quality and effective cancer prevention and control measure to the region and across the nation through four programmatic areas: