Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at UI receives highest designation from NCI

August 19, 2016

Leaders of Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa have announced the center has received its third renewal as a comprehensive cancer center from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health.

The designation is for a five-year period and includes $12,224,103 to support research at Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Photo: Geroge Weiner
Dr. George Weiner

“Being designated ‘comprehensive’ is the highest honor a cancer center can receive from the NCI,” said George Weiner, MD, director of Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center. “Being re-designated for a third time is a reflection of the immense commitment our research and clinical teams have to reducing the burden of cancer for Iowans and beyond.”

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