We are proud to partner with the following organizations dedicated to improving the healthcare of Kansans.
MASONIC CANCER ALLIANCE
Masonic Cancer Alliance (MCA), the outreach network of The University of Kansas Cancer Center, is a membership-based organization that partners with cancer research, care, and support professionals to advance the quality and accessibility of cancer prevention, detection, treatment, and survivorship in the Heartland.
Pivot is a cancer center patient advocacy program that offer cancer survivors and co-survivors the opportunity to partner with cancer researchers and share ideas that may help the researchers develop treatments that better meet patient needs and improve quality of life.
Kansas Patients and Providers Engaged in Prevention Research
Kansas Patients and Providers Engaged in Prevention Research - known as KPPEPR - works to forge partnerships between clinicians, patients, public health professionals, community organizations, and academic researchers. All partners participate actively in the development, planning, implementation, and dissemination of relevant research.
Project ECHO is a revolutionary guided-practice model that reduces health disparities in under-served and remote areas of the state, nation, and world. Through innovative tele-mentoring, the ECHO model uses a hub-and-spoke knowledge-sharing approach where expert teams lead virtual clinics, amplifying the capacity for providers to deliver best-in-practice care to the underserved in their own communities.
The University of Kansas Cancer Center
The University of Kansas Cancer Center (KUCC) is National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, the only one in Kansas and 1 of only 71 in the United States. KUCC is a pioneer in cancer research and recognized for their scientific leadership, resources and depth of research in basic, clinical and population sciences. To maintain this designation, KUCC goes through a rigorous, highly competitive process to demonstrate contributions to reducing the cancer burden throughout Kansas and western Missouri.
KANSAS HEALTHCARE COLLABORATIVE
The Kansas Healthcare Collaborative is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to transforming health care through patient-centered initiatives that improve quality, safety, and value. Their mission is to engage and align providers and stakeholders to establish Kansas as a role model for health care quality and a top performer in health care outcomes.
NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training. NCI’s mission is to lead, conduct, and support cancer research across the nation to advance scientific knowledge and help all people live longer, healthier lives.