At UPMC CancerCenter, we're at the forefront of cancer research and care.
We partner with University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) — a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center — where cancer researchers and clinicians work to move science out of the lab and in to the hands of your doctor.
We've published thorough research based on the experience of thousands of cancer patients.
To ensure standards of care across the entire UPMC CancerCenter network, our doctors have designed evidence-based medical and radiation oncology protocols.
Known as Clinical Pathways, these cancer treatment standards:
We often work with insurance companies to have pathways “preapproved,” so that precious treatment time isn’t lost while cutting through the red tape.