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National Cancer Institute renews Cancer Center designation for Huntsman Cancer Institute
Date:12/30/2010

Salt Lake City, December 30, 2010Officials at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah announced that the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has renewed its prestigious designation as a Cancer Center. The NCI designation recognizes the outstanding cancer research conducted at HCI, which holds the only such designation in the five-state Intermountain West and is the only NCI-designated Cancer Center within 500 miles of Salt Lake City.

"I am tremendously proud of the physicians, scientists, and administrative staff at HCI that have made this renewal possible," says Jon M. Huntsman, HCI's founding benefactor. "This highly prestigious designation includes only the nation's elite cancer institutions, those that demonstrate exceptional ability to conduct cancer research. As part of the renewal process, HCI was evaluated by a team of 30 national cancer experts during a competitive grant review and site visit. HCI received the strongest rating in its history and was ranked in the "High Impact" category."

The NCI designation recognizes the pivotal role of research in the development of improvements in cancer detection, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention and is reserved only for Cancer Centers that achieve the highest standards of excellence in cancer research. HCI received the prestigious NCI designation following a rigorous scientific review and evaluation of performance and expertise in several essential elements, including the quality and impact of the Center's cancer research, the availability of state-of-the art research and patient care facilities, experienced scientific leadership, and the level of collaboration and translation of science to innovative cancer care.

HCI's research excellence has been made possible by generous support of the Huntsman family and the Huntsman Cancer Foundation which supports HCI's research mission via philanthropic contributions. An outstanding ten-member External Advisory Board provides pla
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Contact: Ashlee Harrison
ashlee.harrison@hci.utah.edu
801-585-1954
University of Utah Health Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

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