Excellence in Scientific Discovery

The Institute's comprehensive investigations extend from the earliest phase of basic discovery to the development of new cancer diagnostics, treatment protocols and prevention strategies

Research Programs

Basic, clinical and translational studies into the biology of cancer and the factors that contribute to its onset and growth.

Shared Resources

The most sophisticated technologies and research protocols are offered to SCI members through a number of core facilities.


Ongoing seminars allow cancer specialists to share knowledge and foster new collaborations.

Training Opportunities

Education and professional development designed to train the next generation of cancer researchers and physicians.

Clinical Trial Support

The Cancer Clinical Trials Office provides regulatory and administrative services to SCI members conducting clinical trials. 

Funding Opportunities

Internal and external sources of support for both established cancer research programs and promising new ideas. 

News & Publications

Publications, press releases and news are shared with scientists, physicians, patients and friends of the Institute.

Institute Membership

Scientists and physicians from a wide range of disciplines, all dedicated to reducing the burden of cancer.

2016 SCI Trainees Symposium

The 2nd annual Stanford Cancer Institute sponsored showcase for the research accomplishments of graduate students, post doctoral fellows and clinical fellows. Non-Stanford trainees conducting cancer research are also welcome.

National Cancer Institute Designation

News & Publications