University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute

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University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute
1950 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
Phone: 800.824.2073
Email Address: patient.education@hci.utah.edu

The University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute is part of the University of Utah Health Care System. Ranked as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, University of Utah Health Care is home to 1,650 specialists located in more than 25 medical care centers, specialty institutes and clinics, in the state of Utah. Medical care services and departments include: anesthesiology, internal medicine, neurology, ortohpaedics, radiation oncology, radiology, and surgery, to name a few. The University of Utah Health System houses The University Hospitals & Clinics, the Neuropsychiatric Institute, the Moran Eye Center, and the University Ortohpaedic Center, as well as the Hunstman Cancer Institute and the Huntsman Cancer Hospital.

Huntsman Cancer Institute is a nonprofit research and treatment center of the University of Utah. It is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Intermountain West. Huntsman Cancer Institute houses a team of nearly 100 cancer care specialists ranging from urologists and oncologists to pathologists, surgeons, and hematologists. The Huntsman Cancer Institute team of cancer experts provide cancer care services in dozens of departments at the institute including the thoracic cancer program, head and neck cancer program, radiation oncology, and the urologic oncology program as well as the brain, spine, and skull base cancer program, the gastrointestinal cancer program, the melanoma cancer program, the myeloma program, the sarcoma cancer program, and the family cancer assessment clinic, to name a few.

The thoracic cancer program at the Huntsman Cancer Institute highlights a multidisciplinary team of award-winning specialists, including thoracic surgeons, medical oncologists, pulmonologists, pathologists, radiation oncologists and radiologists, that provide consultations along with diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients with all chest cancers and tumors involving the lung, esophagus, mediastinum, trachea, and chest wall tumors. Treatments are individualized for each patient and may include surgery, radiation or “radiotherapy,” and chemotherapy, as well as clinical trial participation. Treatments may be used alone or in most cases, in combination.

The Huntsman Cancer Hospital is located adjacent to the Huntsman Cancer Research Institute. The 50-bed hospital features 230,000 square-feet of space and views of the Salt Lake Valley and foothills. The Huntsman Cancer Hospital team of specialists customize each individual cancer patient’s treatment plan using the most effective combination of surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy. This multimodality approach, in combination with the most current screening, diagnostic, and treatment methods, ensures the best possible outcome for both rare and common cancers.