MD Anderson Cancer Network®
was created to advance MD Anderson’s mission to eliminate cancer. The goal of the network is to share expertise and extend research-based, multidisciplinary, sub-specialty clinical care to mission-aligned hospitals and health systems. These collaborations provide high quality care to patients in the communities where they live.
What does this mean for our community?
Deaconess Health System’s affiliation with MD Anderson, the number one cancer center in the country, brings unprecedented cancer care to our region. Our certified MD Anderson Cancer Network physicians have access to cancer research, clinical trials, evidence-based guidelines, and treatment plans developed by MD Anderson experts. Our certified cancer specialists also have access to innovative therapies and are able to consult directly with their counterparts at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.
What does this mean for patients and families?
By becoming a member of the MD Anderson Cancer Network, we've combined the best of what we provide locally with the world-renowned expertise of MD Anderson. We can offer treatment close to home that is based on the latest research and guidelines developed by leading experts at MD Anderson. Our certified MD Anderson Cancer Network physicians can present your case to some of the world leading cancer experts to ensure you are offered every treatment opportunity for difficult or aggressive tumors.
What and where is MD Anderson?
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is a national leader in cancer care devoted exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. MD Anderson Cancer Center is located in Houston, Texas. www.mdanderson.org