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Cancer Program Partnership

KU Cancer CenterNorth Kansas City Hospital and The University of Kansas Cancer Center have partnered to create a cancer program at North Kansas City Hospital. The partnership manages and operates the radiation oncology program at the Hospital with physician staffing provided by The University of Kansas Cancer Center. Watch the video announcement.

Radiation + Medical Oncology

Medical Plaza

2750, Medical Plaza building

Led by longtime Northland providers Bob Pluenneke, MD, and Chris Sirridge, MD, The University of Kansas Cancer Center also operates and staffs a medical oncology program. The adjacent spaces are located in Medical Plaza, 2750 Clay Edwards Drive on the Hospital’s campus. Northland patients have access to comprehensive cancer care and more options close to home.

Expanding Patient Care

Through the partnership, patients gain greater access to treatment options including clinical trials available only at National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Centers.

Services include:

  • Prompt access to first appointment with cancer specialists and second-opinion appointments
  • Resources and education tools, including wellness programs, support groups, cancer rehab, palliative care, pain management, hospice, nurse navigator, home health and fatigue management programs
  • New state-of-the-art linear accelerator
  • Infusion center with a warm, friendly, spa-like atmosphere offering heated treatment chairs with personal TV screens, with additional infusion available inside North Kansas City Hospital 

Midwest Cancer Alliance

Midwest Cancer AllianceMidwest Cancer Alliance (MCA) is a membership-based organization that works to improve cancer care across the region by providing access to the latest advancements close to home. Through MCA, the Hospital now has access to major clinical trials, professional education, patient navigation services, networking and outreach opportunities. As a member, the Hospital can expand cancer care services by:

  • Providing patients access to additional advanced clinical trials, including new trials developed at The University of Kansas Cancer Center
  • Offering consultation and second onion services for cancer diagnoses through telemedicine, a technology that connects patient and doctor when distance separates the two
  • Expanding continuing professional education and access to an established network of cancer professional in the region

To learn more, call 816-691-3041.

Contact Us

NKCH Oncology Department
816-691-1599

Cancer Info Line
816-691-5197

Comprehensive Care Clinic
816-691-1580

Fatigue Management
816-691-1580

Outpatient Cancer Center
816-691-1554

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