Now Open: AdventHealth Cancer Institute

We are now welcoming patients to the new AdventHealth Cancer Institute. We’re excited to be opening new doors in the future of cancer care. The $76.5 million facility is completely dedicated to cancer care – from prevention, to diagnosis, to treatment and follow up appointments.

We’re here to help you find the right oncologist or a location that’s convenient for you.

Elekta Unity MR-Linac System

Fewer Treatments, Better Outcomes

The AdventHealth Cancer Institute Shawnee Mission, will soon be the first and only health care center in Kansas City to perform MRI-guided radiation therapy with the latest cancer-fighting technology, the Elekta Unity MR-Linac system. This advanced therapy uses MRI-Guided Radiation to view tumors in real-time during treatment, resulting in pinpoint precision, fewer sessions and reduced side effects.

Compassionate Support

Margaret Potter is an Oncology Nurse at AdventHealth Cancer Institute Shawnee Mission. For the last 12 years, Margaret has shaved her head to raise awareness and funds for patients going through cancer treatment. According to Margaret, when her patients lose their hair, she sees it as “a badge of courage, strength and beauty.” Hear Margaret’s story and her personal experience and passion for oncology.

To learn more about the cancer services offered at AdventHealth, visit CancerCareKC.com.

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Cancer Programs With Your Whole Health in Mind

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  • Breast Cancer

    Breast cancer is highly treatable, and we’re here to serve you with coordinated care for the continuum of your breast health needs.

  • Colon Cancer

    Our experts are here to help you face and overcome colon and rectal (colorectal) cancers with the utmost care and attention to your needs.

  • Lung Cancer

    At the first sign of lung cancer, we’ll be here to help. Early detection counts, and we’ll be with you from diagnosis to recovery and beyond.

  • Gynecologic Cancer

    Treating gynecologic cancers like ovarian and cervical cancer requires a specialized approach, and that’s what you’ll receive from our experts.

  • Skin Cancer

    To treat one of the most common cancers, our approach isn’t ordinary. Find personalized care for skin cancer that helps you feel better faster.

  • Head and Neck Cancer

    Our team is fellowship-trained to treat cancers of the head and neck, so you can count on us for precision and compassion in treatment.

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A Partner for Your Cancer Journey

At AdventHealth Cancer Institute Shawnee Mission, you’ll have a team of Kansas City oncologists at your side — and dedicated care navigators to help you understand your treatment, answer your questions, help schedule appointments and more. Our care navigators help ease your mind as you overcome cancer.

When You Need Us, We’re Ready for You

While you focus on healing, we’ll handle the rest. Our multidisciplinary care team is here to coordinate your care and connect you with the resources to overcome any roadblocks in your way. We’re here to support you in body, mind and spirit as you overcome cancer.


Our Commitment to Safe, High-Quality Patient Care

We are pleased to announce that the AdventHealth Cancer Institute Shawnee Mission has been accredited by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) through APEx - Accreditation Program for Excellence®. APEx provides external validation that our radiation oncology team has met the high standards for safety and quality and shows our Kansas City community that we are dedicated to delivering consistent, safe and patient-centered cancer care.

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Cancer Care to Count On

You’ve got this, and you’ve got support. We’re here to see you through your cancer journey and empower you to reclaim your health with the best possible care.