Hawaiʻi Cancer Consortium

The University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center is recognized by the National Cancer Institute as an NCI-designated cancer center. The Hawaiʻi Cancer Consortium is led by the UH Cancer Center and represents the unified basic, translational, and clinical cancer research effort benefiting all citizens of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific Rim. The consortium membership includes Adventist Health Castle, Hawaii Medical Service Association, Hawaiʻi Pacific Health, Kuakini Medical Center, The Queen's Health System, and UH Mānoa's John A. Burns School of Medicine.


To substantially reduce the burden of cancer for the people of Hawaiʻi and elsewhere through the support of clinical and translational cancer research.


To support the UH Cancer Center in achieving its mission and enhancing the ability of the UH Cancer Center to make substantive advances in the areas of cancer research, education, community outreach and oncology practice.


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The University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center's purpose is to develop new strategies for discovery, drive findings into clinical practice, and deliver the optimal outcome when a patient is faced with the prospect of treatment and recovery. The UH Cancer Center houses the central administrative and organizational structure of the Hawaii Cancer Consortium and provides a central authority to focus and organize its efforts and resources for the efficient and synergistic accomplishment of the Consortium's goals.


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A full-service medical center offering a wide range of inpatient, outpatient and home-based services, Adventist Health Castle is a 160-bed facility with more than 1,000 employees and staffed by more than 300 physicians. Located just outside of Kailua, Adventist Health Castle serves all of Oʻahu and is the primary healthcare facility for the Windward side of the island. Adventist Health Castle is owned and operated by Adventist Health, a Seventh-day Adventist healthcare system whose spiritual mission is combined with an emphasis on technology and quality.

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Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA) is a nonprofit health insurer in the state of Hawaiʻi. HMSA was founded in 1938, is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and is the largest insurer in the state of Hawaiʻi serving more than 700,000 people.

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Hawaiʻi Pacific Health offers comprehensive cancer care for patients, pools the expertise of its cancer specialists in tumor boards, and conducts clinical trials in new cancer therapies.


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Kuakini Medical Center's Oncology Services utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to address each cancer patient's individual needs. Services include prevention and early detection, treatment and medical care, education and support services. Kuakini Health Care Team members also participate in numerous community activities and events by providing information, education and free screenings


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Established in 1985, The Queen's Health System is a nonprofit health care organization with a legacy of caring for the people of Hawaiʻi. As Hawaiʻi's oldest and preeminent family of hospitals and health care companies, it provides preventive and specialty health care services in more than 70 locations throughout the Pacific.

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John A. Burns School of Medicine

At the John A. Burns School of Medicine, we seek health solutions for our multicultural society and the world. As America's most culturally diverse medical school, our vision is A.L.O.H.A. – to Attain Lasting Optimal Health for All.