NYU CANCER INSTITUTE
The mission of the NYU Cancer Institute is to discover the origins of human cancer and to use that knowledge to eradicate the personal and societal burden of cancer in our community, the nation and the world. NYU Cancer Institute is an NCI-designated Cancer Center.
The National Cancer Institute, a branch of the federal government’s National Institutes of Health, awards NCI designation to centers around the country that have shown they are a major source of discovery of the nature of cancer and of the ongoing development of more effective approaches to cancer prevention, diagnosis, and therapy As an NCI-designated center, we are known for our strong organizational capabilities, institutional commitment, and trans-disciplinary, cancer-focused science. In addition, our experienced leadership helps to shape the future of state-of-the-art cancer research and patient care facilities.