Respected for decades as the Eppley Cancer Center, the new name, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, and its future home, create greater possibilities for cancer research and care.

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Nationally ranked in cancer care

As the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Nebraska, the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center provides the best in science and clinical practice. Today, more than 200 oncologists and basic scientists are working together to find better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent cancer.

For over 50 years, our scientists and physicians have been at the forefront of discoveries that have increased survivorship. We’ve treated people from all 50 states and more than 42 different countries. Our strengths in Breast Cancer and Other Women’s Cancers, Head and Neck Cancers, Leukemia and Lymphoma, Lung Cancer, Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Cancers, Prostate Cancer and research have meant unmatched care for Nebraska, the region and the world.

The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center offers patients the most comprehensive cancer treatment options. For the best possible outcome in cancer care, the medical center is the place to begin cancer treatment for:

Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
Breast Cancer
Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers
Gynecological Cancers
Head and Neck Cancers
Lung Cancer
Multiple Myeloma
Pediatric Cancers
Sarcoma (Bone and Soft Tissue)
Skin Cancer (Melanoma and Non-melanoma)
Urologic Cancers (Prostate, Kidney, Bladder)


A multidisciplinary approach to care is having a whole team of specialists review each case and agree on the best course of treatment. The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to care with nationally recognized programs in:

Chemotherapy and Medical Treatment
Clinical Trials
Surgical Oncology


When the treatment is successful and the cancer is in remission, the Survivorship Program exists to transition each patient back into the care of their primary care physician. Beyond the treatment of cancer, physicians at the medical center treat the emotional and physical needs of each patient as well. Cancer support services are available to help patients maintain emotional and financial health while getting cancer treatment.