The Nebraska Medical Center Cancer Center provides multidisciplinary approach to cancer care for breast cancer, Gastrointestinal (GI) cancers, rare and complex cancers, leukemia, lung cancer, lymphoma, head and neck cancers, pediatric cancers, prostate cancer, gynecologic cancers, blood and marrow transplantation and brain and spinal cord tumors. The robust surgical oncology, chemotherapy, medical treatment and radiation programs offered at the medical center are nationally recognized. Servicing patients in Nebraska, South Dakota, Iowa and Missouri, care received at The Nebraska Medical Center extends beyond actual cancer treatment. The Survivorship Program transitions cancer survivors back into the standard health-care system. The Life Renewal Center restores confidence and esteem to patients adjusting to the physical and emotional changes of cancer treatment.
Accreditations and awards
- National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
- National Cancer Institute (NCI) Designation
- Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT)
- Accreditation of Radiation Oncology by American College of Radiology (ACR)
- American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
- First hospital in the state to receive the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, Blue Distinction Center for Complex and Rare Cancers
The Nebraska Medical Center heart and vascular services provide specialty heart programs to patients in Nebraska, Missouri, South Dakota and Iowa. Programs available at the medical center include heart attack, chest pain, heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease/asthma, arrhythmia, adult congenital heart disease, pneumonia, valvular disease, deep vein thrombosis, carotid/arterial disease, heart transplantation, electrophysiology and cardiac rehabilitation.
Accreditation and awards
- Only Joint Commission “Gold Seal of Approval” in state for Congestive Heart Failure and Acute Myocardial Infarction (heart attack) programs
- Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI) from the Society of Chest Pain Centers
- Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL)
- Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL)
- American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)
- American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehab
- American Academy of Sleep Medicine
- JD Power and Associates “Outstanding Cardiovascular Experience” distinction, three consecutive years
The Nebraska Medical Center services patients in Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota and Missouri with specialty neurological programs including stroke, epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis, brain surgery, spine surgery, brain and spine tumors, pain management, Alzheimer’s disease, essential tremors, Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, restless leg syndrome, tourette’s syndrome and Dystonia.
Accreditation and awards
- The American Heart Association and the American Stroke Gold Plus status for the Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Performance Achievement
- Joint Commission (JC) first nationally certified stroke center in the state of Nebraska
- National Association of Epilepsy first and only hospital in the state qualifying as a Level 4 (highest) designation
- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery Program
The Nebraska Medical Center is home to one of the most reputable and well-known solid organ and blood and marrow transplant programs in the country. Our state-of-the-art transplant programs provide comprehensive treatment for diseases that affect the liver, intestine, kidney, pancreas, heart and blood. Through education, research and innovations in clinical medicine, the medical center’s leaders shape the field of transplantation.
In addition to specialty programs, The Nebraska Medical Center offers general health services to patients in the Midwest region, servicing patients who live in Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota and Missouri. Included in the general health services are programs for:
- general surgery
- newborn care
- emergency medicine
- oral surgery
- primary care
- infectious disease/bioterrorism