Collaborating Partners

The COE Office collaborates with regional community partners to facilitate cancer research and control efforts.  A few key partners include Hawaiʻi Cancer Consortium, Friends of the UH Cancer Center, Hawaiʻi Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition, The Hawaiʻi Skin Cancer Coalition, Ke Ola Mamo, University of Guam, American Samoa Community Cancer Coalition, Cancer Council of the Pacific, Hawaiʻi State Department of Health, and the American Cancer Society, among many others.

Hawaiʻi Cancer Consortium

Hawaii Cancer Consortium partners

The Hawaiʻi Cancer Consortium, a group of clinical health care providers, ensures broad access to clinical trials.  This group enhances our ability to make substantive advances in the areas of cancer research, education, community outreach, and oncology practice, and is coordinated by the UH Cancer Center.

Friends of the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center

Groupt photo of the Friends of the UH Cancer Center

The Friends of the UH Cancer Center is a non-profit organization with the goal to support and promote Cancer Center research and educate the people of Hawaiʻi on cancer.

Hawaiʻi Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition

Hawaii State Cancer Plan 2030

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health's Hawaiʻi Comprehensive Cancer Control Program coordinates the Hawaiʻi Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition. The Coalition consists of more than 100 cancer control stakeholders dedicated to the implementation of the Hawaiʻi State Cancer Plan, utilizing data from the Hawaiʻi Tumor Registry. The plan spans prevention, screening, treatment, quality of life, data, and cancer research.

The Hawaiʻi Skin Cancer Coalition

Woman applying sunscreen on her face in front of mirror

The Hawaiʻi Skin Cancer Coalition is a collaboration of community organizations. The goal of the Coalition is to provide clear, comprehensive information about skin cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment for both the public, clinicians and community organizations.

In 2023, the Friends of the UH Cancer Center supported the purchase of a skin check van to increase community awareness of sun protection.

Ke Ola Mamo

Ke Ola Mamo logo

Ke Ola Mamo, Oahu’s Native Hawaiian Health Care System, provides services to the Native Hawaiian Community. The UH Cancer Center has an ongoing partnership with Ke Ola Mamo to improve the health and well-being of Native Hawaiian men through the Kū Ola Project.

University of Guam

University of Guam

The University of Guam and the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center collaborate through the Pacific Island Partnership for Cancer Health Equity (PIPCHE). This partnership serves to mitigate the impact of cancer on Pacific Islanders through cancer research, career training, and community outreach.

American Samoa Community Cancer Coalition

ASCCC logo

The American Samoa Community Cancer Coalition is a group of diverse community advocates, including members from the UH Cancer Center, helping the people of American Samoa fight cancer.

Cancer Council of the Pacific Islands

The Cancer Council of the Pacific Islands (CCPI) provides the overall direction for Regional Comprehensive Cancer Control (CCC) efforts. The CCPI members from each jurisdiction are part of their jurisdiction CCC coalitions and steering committees. The main role of the CCPI is to improve the health and welfare of the people of the Pacific Islands through the development of programs and best practices activities and education, cancer program planning and outreach purposes.

American Cancer Society

American Cancer Society

The mission of the American Cancer Society is to improve the lives of people with cancer and their families through advocacy, research, and patient support, to ensure everyone has an opportunity to prevent, detect, treat, and survive cancer.