Patient Care

SCI provides exceptional, individualized cancer care through the Stanford Cancer Center and the Bass Childhood Cancer Center

Adult Care

The Stanford Cancer Center provides the full spectrum of cancer services, from diagnosis to the newest, most effective treatments and ongoing support for cancer survivors.

Pediatric Care

The Bass Center unites scientists focused on understanding how cancer develops with specialists dedicated to providing personalized treatment for each child.

Referring Physicians

A working partnership with patients’ physicians includes resources to help navigate services and maintain a close working partnership.

Stanford Cancer Initiative

SCI's comprehensive program to transform the prognosis and treatment of cancer is based on four key objectives:

New standard of coordinated cancer care


  • Apply research advances to transform cancer treatment
  • Build a model of integrated care delivery, individualized for each patient
  • Share insights and inspire partners in industry, government, academia and philanthropy

Fight the toughest cancers


  • Recruit experts in immunology, cancer biology and genetics to gain deeper understanding of why some cancers persist
  • Develop clinical trials to introduce innovative therapies

Capture the power of Stanford science


  • Leverage Stanford's strengths in genomics, immunotherapy, bioinformatics and stem cell medicine to the challenges of cancer
  • Develop collaborations that mobilize technology and expertise throughout the University
  • Translate research discoveries into products and procedures that benefit for society

Seize innovations of our age


  • Identify opportunities to stimulate interdisciplinary collaborations and leverage technological advances
  • Recruit young leaders in cross-disciplinary fields that are changing landscape of science and medicine
  • Promote partnerships inside and outside the University to advance cancer research and care