NCI designation is the gold standard for cancer programs. It’s bestowed upon the nation’s top cancer centers in recognition of innovative research and excellence in patient care. Simply put, it places the Simmons Cancer Center among the most elite centers in the country and makes us the only NCI-designated Cancer Center in North Texas.
What does it mean to be an NCI-designated Cancer Center? In the fight against cancer, it means everything."James K.V. Willson, M.D.
Simmons Cancer Center
It reflects our promise – and ability – to deliver the best cancer care available today and to discover new treatments that will lead to the best cancer care of tomorrow.
NCI-designated Cancer Centers are sought by cancer patients for the latest advances in treatment, and by physicians/scientists dedicated to solving the mysteries of cancer.
“The future of cancer care is the ability to make discoveries that can quickly impact patient care and cancer prevention," Dr. Willson said. "We have a discovery engine of amazing depth that exists in very few places.”
Our team of nearly 200 leading cancer physicians and oncology-trained support staff is a trusted partner in returning cancer patients to good health. We’re experts in diagnosing and treating cancer, including the most difficult cases, by utilizing:
For an appointment at Simmons Cancer Center in Dallas or for more information about our cancer treatments and services, request an appointment or call 214-645-8300.