Cancer Institute A national cancer institute
designated cancer center

Clinical Care Research

Stanford Cancer Center

Opened in March 2004, the Stanford Cancer Center offers the latest advances in patient-focused treatment in a warm and supportive environment. Consolidating the medical center’s resources for diagnosing and treating cancer, the new cancer center enhances Stanford’s team approach to care while enabling patients to stay in one location for procedures and tests.

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital

The Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital houses 20 beds for pediatric cancer patients. The hospital also provides space for outpatient care and clinical research into pediatric cancer.

Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Clinical cancer research is also carried out in the Stanford Hospital & Clinics building with the Divisions of Hematology, Oncology and the Blood and Marrow Transplantation overseeing 46 inpatient beds for adult patients. Approximately 80 beds are available for cancer patients under the care of the Departments of Surgery, Gynecology and Urology.

Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System

The Department of Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS) consists of three inpatient facilities located in Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Livermore as well as outpatient clinics in several surrounding counties. As a tertiary-care facility and a teaching hospital, VAPAHCS supports a full range of patient care, education and research activities. VAPAHCS has 903 beds, including three nursing homes.

Stanford Women's Cancer Center

The Stanford Women's Cancer Center provides comprehensive, compassionate care for women with breast and gynecologic cancers in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Stanford Medicine Resources:

Footer Links: