Cancer Center Cessation Initiative

In 2017, NCI launched the Cancer Center Cessation Initiative, as part of the NCI Cancer Moonshot℠ program. The long-term goal of this Initiative is to help cancer centers build and implement sustainable tobacco cessation treatment programs to routinely address tobacco cessation with cancer patients.

How will the funded sites enhance the delivery of tobacco cessation treatment at their cancer center?

  • Refining electronic medical records and clinical workflows to ensure the systematic identification and documentation of smokers and the routine delivery of evidence-based tobacco cessation treatment services
  • Overcoming patient, clinician, clinic, and health system barriers to providing tobacco cessation treatment services
  • Achieving institutional buy-in that treating tobacco use is a component of organizational “Standard of Care”
  • Creating mechanisms to sustain tobacco cessation treatment services so that they continue beyond the funding period of the initiative

What does the Coordinating Center do?

The Coordinating Center is based at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center. The Coordinating Center supports the funded sites by:

  • Ensuring that science-based smoking cessation treatment services are integrated into the clinical care of funded cancer centers
  • Providing technical assistance in the areas of electronic health record (EHR) integration, clinical workflow change management, and addressing health disparities as they relate to the delivery of smoking cessation treatment services
  • Serving as the hub of knowledge integration, including the sharing of best practices across funded Centers and for the cancer clinical community more broadly.

The Coordinating Center at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) is led by Betsy Rolland, Michael Fiore, Sarah Hohl, Timothy Baker, Danielle Pauk, and Rob Adsit.

Research Centers/Funded Sites

To explore funded sites, click on the icon in the top left corner of the map, click on any pin on the map, or scroll down to view a funded initiatives table.


Pin Color Year
Cancer Center Address Tobacco Cessation
FY17 FY18 FY20
Abramson Cancer Center 3400 Spruce St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 check-mark    
Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine 660 S. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110 check-mark   check-mark
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute at Wayne State University 4100 John R, Detroit, MI 48201   check-mark  
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University 2103 Cornell Road Cleveland, OH 44106 check-mark    
City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010     check-mark
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center One Baylor Place Houston, TX 77030 check-mark    
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Cancer Center 450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215   check-mark  
Duke Cancer Institute 2424 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27710 check-mark    
Fox Chase Cancer Center 333 Cottman Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111     check-mark
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 1100 Fairview Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109     check-mark
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center 3970 Reservoir Road NW Washington, D.C. 20007 check-mark    
Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center - UT Southwestern Medical Center 2201 Inwood Road, Dallas, TX 75390   check-mark  
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center of Columbia University 1130 St Nicholas Ave., New York, NY 10032   check-mark  
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at The University of Iowa 200 Hawkins Drive Iowa City, IA 52242 check-mark    
Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina 86 Jonathan Lucas St., Charleston, SC 29425 check-mark    
Huntsman Cancer Institute 2000 Circle of Hope, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 check-mark    
Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center 535 Barnhill Drive Indianapolis, IN 46202 check-mark    
Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Health 550 First Ave., New York, NY 10016 check-mark    
Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota 420 Delaware St. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455 check-mark    
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center 200 First St. SW, Rochester, MN 55905   check-mark check-mark
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 1275 York Ave. New York, NY 10065   check-mark  
Moffitt Cancer Center 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612   check-mark  
Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health 3855 Health Sciences Drive, La Jolla, California 92093     check-mark
Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756   check-mark check-mark
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239   check-mark  
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University 303 E. Superior St. Chicago, IL 60611   check-mark check-mark
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center Elm & Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263   check-mark check-mark
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08903     check-mark
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University 233 South 10th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107     check-mark
Stanford Cancer Institute 265 Campus Drive, Stanford, California 94305   check-mark check-mark
The Tisch Cancer Institute - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai One Gustave L. Levy Place, New York, NY 10029   check-mark  
UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center 1824 Sixth Ave. South, Birmingham, AL 35294     check-mark
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center 4501 X St., Sacramento, CA 95817 check-mark    
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center 1450 3rd St., San Francisco, CA 94115   check-mark  
UK Markey Cancer Center 800 Rose St., Lexington, KY 40536 check-mark   check-mark
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center 450 West Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 check-mark   check-mark
University of Arizona Cancer Center 1515 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85724   check-mark check-mark
University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center 5841 S. Maryland Ave., Chicago, IL 60637 check-mark    
University of Colorado Cancer Center 13001 E. 17th Place, Aurora, CO 80045 check-mark    
University of Kansas Cancer Center 3901 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66160 check-mark    
University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center 22 S Greene St, Baltimore, MD 21201     check-mark
University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center 1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109   check-mark check-mark
University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center 1201 Camino de Salud NE, Albuquerque, NM 87131 check-mark    
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Unit 91, Houston, TX 77030     check-mark
University of Virginia Cancer Center 6171 West Complex, Charlottesville, VA 22908 check-mark    
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center 5150 Centre Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15232   check-mark  
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center 1441 Eastlake Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90089     check-mark
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center 691 Preston Research Building, Nashville, TN 37232 check-mark    
Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center 401 College St., Richmond, VA 23298   check-mark  
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Comprehensive Cancer Center 1 Medical Center Blvd., Winston-Salem, NC 27157   check-mark  
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University 1365C Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322   check-mark  
Yale Cancer Center 333 Cedar St. New Haven, CT 06520 check-mark   check-mark

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October 08, 2020