Cancer Institute

Cancer is a long journey and, for thousands of survivors, the Northside Hospital Cancer Institute is where it begins.

Northside has been offering cancer care services since 1978, and in that time we have grown into one of the largest and most respected providers of cancer care services in the Southeast. In that time, our mission has remained the same: utilize cutting-edge technology, bring advanced clinical research to the local community, and provide compassionate, patient-centered care to defeat cancer.

An exemplary team of board-certified physicians, specially trained nurses and other health care professionals make up the Northside Hospital Cancer Institute and provide each of our patients with personalized and attentive care. Their dedication, compassion and expertise are what strengthen Northside as a national leader in cancer diagnosis, treatment and research.

From prevention and diagnosis to treatment, rehabilitation, and support, we've created an integrated cancer care network of experts and state-of-the-art facilities throughout Georgia, where every day we watch cancer patients become cancer survivors and live extraordinary lives. It is that extraordinary transformation that drives us.

At Northside, you’ll find the latest cancer treatments, close to home. Recently, we were awarded a grant by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), as a member of the NCI Community Oncology Program (NCORP), to implement a new cancer research program that aims to reach more Georgians in their own cities and towns. We are dedicated to expanding clinical research, improving quality of care, and enhancing our patients’ care experience.

In addition to leading-edge treatment and clinical trials, our renowned program consists of screening and diagnostic services, cancer genetics, and opportunities for support and survivorship.

Northside is proud to have helped so many survive cancer and live extraordinary lives. When we say we offer "a lifetime of care," we mean a long, long lifetime.

The Northside Hospital Cancer Institute Highlights: 

  • More cancer cases are diagnosed and treated at Northside than at any other community hospital in Georgia.
  • For the sixth consecutive year (2009-14), our Blood & Marrow Transplant Program achieved among the best survival outcomes in the nation for bone marrow transplants.
  • More cases of breast cancer are diagnosed and treated at Northside than at any other hospital in the Southeast.
  • More cases of gynecologic (cervical, ovarian and uterine) cancer are diagnosed and treated at Northside than at any other hospital in Georgia.
  • More prostate cancer treatments are performed at Northside than at any other hospital in Georgia.
  • We have a network of more than 32 cancer centers across Georgia.
  • We are a STAR Program certified institution, offering evidence-based and best practices cancer rehabilitation care.
  • More than 30 oncology nurse navigators and cancer care liaisons offering support throughout your journey.
  • We now offer Gamma Knife technology, the latest treatment for malignant and benign brain tumors and functional and vascular disorders.
  • We are fully accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC), and one of only 10 hospitals in the country to receive the CoC's Outstanding Achievement Award for four consecutive surveys.  

2014 Northside Hospital Cancer Institute Annual Report

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