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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (founded in 1941)

Houston, TX

Service areas: TX, LA, OK, AR, NM

Volume: 1,281,489 outpatient visits; 191,735 inpatient days; 616 beds

Employees: 19,209

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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is located on the campus of the Texas Medical Center and is one of 40 National Cancer Institute –designated comprehensive cancer centers.

MD Anderson has more than 30 care centers that provide integrated cancer care. Multidisciplinary care centers incorporate physical locations and organizational concepts, which were created to provide patient care services for a particular disease site. Clinicians in all oncologic and supporting specialties work together to plan and implement multimodality therapies. The Cancer Prevention Center at MD Anderson provides comprehensive cancer screening services, including cancer risk assessment, screening exams based on age and gender, personalized risk reduction strategies, genetic testing, chemoprevention, tobacco cessation, and nutritional counseling.

MD Anderson holds 12 NCI Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grants: brain, breast, genitourinary, head and neck, leukemia, lung, melanoma, myeloma, ovarian, pancreatic, prostate, and uterine. MD Anderson has developed a number of local, national, and international affiliations. In Texas, these include regional care centers in the Bay Area (Nassau Bay), Katy, The Woodlands, and a radiation center in Bellaire.

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