The O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB* is among the nation’s leading cancer research institutions and one of only 49 centers designated by the National Cancer Institute. Being routinely recognized as among the nation’s best means the citizens of Alabama have access to the latest therapies, cutting-edge clinical trials and the expertise needed to treat their cancer right in their own backyard.
From bench to bedside, the O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center is at the forefront of improving cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment, and scientists and physicians at UAB have pioneered advances in chemotherapy, surgery, radiotherapy, immunotherapy and nutrition. Our community outreach efforts reach vulnerable populations by providing the region with educational and prevention programs.
The O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center offers a full array of treatment options from multidisciplinary clinics filled with experts from across cancer fields to the latest state-of-the-art technology. The center is home to an outstanding faculty of 400 physicians and scientists, many of whom are internationally and nationally recognized for their expertise in oncology. The center treats 20,000 patients annually, with an estimated 5,000 new patients each year.
* The naming gift from O'Neal Industries and its shareholders will be formally considered for acceptance by the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees at its February meeting.