Comprehensive Cancer Center
Ranked Among the Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is ranked among the nation's best hospitals for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report. Learn more about us.
Our Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of only 41 cancer centers in the nation (and the only one in the Triad and western North Carolina) designated as "comprehensive" by the National Cancer Institute. That means you'll have access to the latest technology, treatments and research.
Why Be Treated at a Comprehensive Cancer Center?
The Comprehensive Cancer Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina is proud to be among the elite group of cancer centers acknowledged as the nation's leaders in the fight against cancer. The National Cancer Institute's comprehensive designation is an assurance that our patients have access to the latest technologies, cancer treatments, and research. Learn more about cancers we treat at Wake Forest.
Fast Access Combined with Advanced Cancer Care
At most medical centers, it can take weeks to see each of the physicians who will have a role in the patient's care. Our team of cancer experts has developed a system to streamline the diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of cancer patients by specialized teams of surgical, medical, and radiation oncologists as well as allied health care professionals.
As one of only 41 institutions in the United States to be NCI-designated as a comprehensive cancer center, we have many accreditations, including:
The Breast Care Center at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, the first center in the region to be granted full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers was recently reaccredited. Learn more about our accreditations.
Areas of Focus
Learn about Wake Forest Baptist Health’s Brain Tumor Center of Excellence, a center with the focus on improving patient care all the way down the line.
The Breast Cancer Center of Excellence (BCOE) facilitates collaborative research among basic scientists, public health scientists and clinical researchers that addresses...
The Prostate Cancer Center of Excellence (PCCOE) provides a mechanism to foster innovative, multidisciplinary research on prostate cancer.
The Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University (CCCWFU) offers more cancer-related clinical trials than any other hospital in western North Carolina.
Discover the Gamma Knife – a precise and painless alternative to traditional brain surgery – performed by trained surgeons at Wake Forest Baptist Health.
Leukemia is a group of bone marrow diseases involving an uncontrolled increase in white blood cells (leukocytes). The Leukemia Program at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center...