Stanford Cancer Institute




In the Spotlight

We are proud to feature the voices of cancer research at Stanford, from the bench to the clinic. The SCI Spotlight connects with Stanford cancer researchers and trainees to provide insight into the work we are doing to diagnose, treat, and prevent cancer. We are always looking for ways to highlight the accomplishments of our faculty, trainees, and staff. Please contact us if you have any awards or publications you would like us to amplify.

  • November 1, 2023
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    Innovating the early detection of pancreatic cancer

    Stanford Cancer Institute members Ash Alizadeh, MD, PhD, and Max Diehn, MD, PhD, have developed several novel techniques for early detection of cancer that rely on blood-based liquid biopsies.
  • October 1, 2023
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    CAR-T Cells and Cancer Therapeutics

    The overarching goal of the Cancer Therapeutics Program is to foster collaboration across scientific and clinical disciplines in order to gain deeper insights into cancer’s underlying causes and develop more effective diagnostic, prognostic, and...
  • September 1, 2023
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    Advanced Melanoma Program: Honoring a Legacy

    Recognizing the urgent unmet need for treating patients battling advanced melanoma, the Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI) is establishing the Stanford Advanced Melanoma Program—a world-class advanced melanoma center of excellence on the West Coast.
  • September 1, 2023
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    SCI Member Spotlight: Marvin Langston, PhD

    SCI member Marvin Langston, PhD, was recently named a member of the inaugural cohort of Cancer Moonshot Scholars, which is part of the Biden Cancer Moonshot initiative. We spoke with him to learn more about his project that will be funded by the...
  • August 1, 2023
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    Celebrating 45 Years of Excellence: A Legacy of Training Cancer Researchers

    Since its establishment in 1978, the Stanford Cancer Biology PhD Program has been dedicated to training the next generation of exceptional scientists who will significantly contribute to cancer research.
  • June 1, 2023
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    Pauline Funchain, MD, joins the Stanford Cancer Institute

    Stanford Cancer Institute member Quynh-Thu Le, MD, is the chair of the Stanford Department of Radiation Oncology and is recognized as a national leader in clinical trial research. We spoke with her about the research she’s most excited about and the...
  • June 1, 2023
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    Building Strong Threads: The Crucial Role of the Community Advisory Board

    The Stanford Cancer Institute Community Advisory Board plays a critical role in ensuring that the SCI meets the needs of our communities by threading our community's diverse perspectives and experiences into the fabric of the SCI's initiatives.
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    May 1, 2023
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    Wipe Out Melanoma: Changing the way our community faces melanoma

    Wipe Out Melanoma’s main objective is to provide susceptible communities with the proper melanoma resources and education to catch the disease in its early stages when it is much more treatable.
  • April 1, 2023
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    Scientific Review Committee Spotlight

    The Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI) Scientific Review Committee (SRC) is responsible for evaluating the scientific merit and progress of all human subject research trials involving cancer patients.
  • March 1, 2023
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    Canary Center at Stanford Spotlight

    The Canary Center at Stanford is a world-class research facility dedicated to the early detection of cancer under the Department of Radiology

Prior Spotlights

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  • March 5, 2022
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    SCI Spotlight

    As an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI)’s mission is to translate Stanford discoveries into individualized cancer care and prevention. In keeping with its important goal of educating and empowering the...
  • March 8, 2022
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    SCI Spotlight

    As an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI)’s mission is to translate Stanford discoveries into individualized cancer care and prevention. In keeping with its important goal of educating and empowering the...
  • March 3, 2022
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    SCI Spotlight

    As an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI)’s mission is to translate Stanford discoveries into individualized cancer care and prevention. In keeping with its important goal of educating and empowering the...
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    February 9, 2022
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    SCI Spotlight

    As an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI)’s mission is to translate Stanford discoveries into individualized cancer care and prevention. In keeping with its important goal of educating and empowering the...
  • January 3, 2022
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    SCI Spotlight

    As an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI)’s mission is to translate Stanford discoveries into individualized cancer care and prevention. In keeping with its important goal of educating and empowering the...

  • November 22, 2021
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    SCI Spotlight

    As an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI)’s mission is to translate Stanford discoveries into individualized cancer care and prevention. In keeping with its important goal of educating and empowering the...
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    October 26, 2021
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    SCI Spotlight

    As an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI)’s mission is to translate Stanford discoveries into individualized cancer care and prevention. In keeping with its important goal of educating and empowering the...
  • October 21, 2021
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    SCI Spotlight

    As an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI)’s mission is to translate Stanford discoveries into individualized cancer care and prevention. In keeping with its important goal of educating and empowering the...
  • October 8, 2021
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    SCI Spotlight

    As an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI)’s mission is to translate Stanford discoveries into individualized cancer care and prevention. In keeping with its important goal of educating and empowering the...
  • October 5, 2021
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    SCI Spotlight

    As an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI)’s mission is to translate Stanford discoveries into individualized cancer care and prevention. In keeping with its important goal of educating and empowering the...
  • October 4, 2021
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    SCI Spotlight

    As an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI)’s mission is to translate Stanford discoveries into individualized cancer care and prevention. In keeping with its important goal of educating and empowering the...
  • September 27, 2021
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    SCI Spotlight

    As an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI)’s mission is to translate Stanford discoveries into individualized cancer care and prevention. In keeping with its important goal of educating and empowering the...
  • September 14, 2021
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    SCI Spotlight

    As an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI)’s mission is to translate Stanford discoveries into individualized cancer care and prevention. In keeping with its important goal of educating and empowering the...
  • September 8, 2021
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    SCI Spotlight

    As an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI)’s mission is to translate Stanford discoveries into individualized cancer care and prevention. In keeping with its important goal of educating and empowering the...
  • August 3, 2021
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    SCI Spotlight

    As an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI)’s mission is to translate Stanford discoveries into individualized cancer care and prevention. In keeping with its important goal of educating and empowering the...
  • August 3, 2021
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    SCI Spotlight

    As an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI)’s mission is to translate Stanford discoveries into individualized cancer care and prevention. In keeping with its important goal of educating and empowering the...
  • August 2, 2021
     | Stanford Cancer Institute

    SCI Spotlight

    As an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI)’s mission is to translate Stanford discoveries into individualized cancer care and prevention. In keeping with its important goal of educating and empowering the...