West Cancer Center is fighting the war on cancer – but there is much more work to do. With your help, we will ensure that cancer patients have access to the most cutting-edge research and effective therapies possible.

Philanthropic gifts play a crucial role in the realm of patient care and cancer research. Here at West Cancer Center, philanthropic gifts including the time and support of our volunteers to funds dedicated for disease research make an immeasurable impact on our community of patients and their loved ones. If you would like to get involved in the fight against cancer, a variety of organizations with this same mission are listed below. Their websites contain information on how you can get involved and how your donation can support those battling this disease.

American Cancer Society

 

The University of Tennessee/West Institute for Cancer Research

Established in 2014, The University of Tennessee/West Institute for Cancer Research is a not-for-profit public charity dedicated to raising funds for adult cancer care and research.

 

Centers of Excellence

Funds donated to The University of Tennessee/West Institute for Cancer Research are designated for research and patient care in five Centers of Excellence: Drug Discovery and Development, Immunotherapy, Women’s Cancers, WINGS Supportive Care and Community Outcomes.

Fight On Events

HELP MID-SOUTH CANCER SURVIVORS FIGHT ON.

Proceeds from Fight On events will benefit The University of Tennessee/West Institute for Cancer Research, the non-profit fundraising arm for West Cancer Center. Funds will be used for discovery, innovation and advancement in the field of adult cancer research and patient education, care and support.

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Community Outreach

West Cancer Center works in partnership with many local civic and non-profit organizations to promote healthy lifestyle and educate the community on appropriate prevention and screening techniques among the most impoverished and underinsured zip codes in Memphis. Through the combined efforts of community partners and our Care Support and Community Outreach teams, West Cancer Center is leading community efforts in improving cancer eduation and outcomes in all sectors of the community.

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Donate Today

With your gift, we will ensure that all cancer patients have access to the most innovative research and effective therapies possible. Join us as we make Memphis the destination for adult cancer care and research.

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The Compass

Stay up to date with news from The University of Tennessee/ West Institute for Cancer Research with our newsletter, The Compass. This quarterly newsletter features all the latest information on where dollars are being spent and what progress we are making to fight cancer.

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