Stanford Cancer Institute

Our Vision

SCI leaders, members and partners are all dedicated to discovering cancer’s causes and treatments, and applying that knowledge to improved diagnostic, therapeutic and prevention strategies.

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About the National Cancer Institute

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training. As such, it coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.

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2023 Annual Report

This comprehensive document highlights our significant advancements in cancer research, patient care, and community outreach over the past year.

Signature Strengths

SCI members work together in multidisciplinary teams to unravel cancer’s secrets and to transform the latest detection, diagnosis, treatment and prevention discoveries into the most advanced patient care available.

How You Can Help

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Make a Gift

Your support enables us to advance promising new research and treatment programs, train future generations of physicians and scientists, expand patients support services and share our knowledge with the community.



Caring and committed volunteers help us provide personal attention and friendly faces to patients and their families.

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Give Blood

Family members, friends and the community are encouraged to donate whole blood and platelets for SCI cancer patients.