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  • About MD Anderson
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas

A career at MD Anderson is the ultimate experience for any healthcare, research or business professional. Here, you are able to enhance your skills, work at the highest level and collaborate with leaders in many fields. Most importantly, you can contribute to Making Cancer History® through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and education.

  • Meaningful Work

    We are committed to a single, shared mission of eliminating cancer, no matter your role or title. For our employees, fighting cancer is personal. We fight in honor of our loved ones and our patients.

  • Reputation

    We have ranked as one of the top two hospitals in cancer care every year since U.S. News & World Report began its annual “America’s Best Hospitals” survey in 1990. We have had the honor of being the leading cancer center in the country for 15 of the last 18 years.

  • Innovation

    You can be a part of the team that has pioneered countless medical advances and is an innovator in cancer care, research and education today. One of our greatest strengths is our ability to translate today's most promising laboratory findings into tomorrow's new, more effective bedside treatments, like CAR T-cell lymphoma therapy, Moon Shots Program® and others.

  • Career Growth

    In our world-class setting, you’ll enjoy opportunities for career growth and advancement, supported through institutional training courses, tuition assistance, continuing education and leadership development.

  • More than 22,000 employees spread across 25 buildings in Houston and Central Texas.
  • More full-time RNs and advanced practice providers than any other hospital in Texas.
  • We cared for more than 148,760 patients in FY2019.
  • More than 11,600 participants were enrolled in 1,360+ clinical trials in FY2019.
  • Close to 7,000 trainees took part in educational programs in FY2019, including physicians, scientists, nurses and allied health professionals.
  • In FY2019, we invested almost $902 million in research, a 16% increase in the last five years.
  • MD Anderson employee Jim Allison, PhD, chair of Immunology, awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize
  • Jim Allison, PhD, chair of Immunology, was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his invention of immune checkpoint blockade as a treatment for cancer. It is quickly becoming the fourth pillar of treatment for cancer around the world, joining surgery, cheomtherapy and radiation as the standard of care.