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National Oncology Program Office


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About Us

Our Mission: 

To improve the lives of Veterans with cancer through precision medicine by implementing a learning healthcare model to quickly transition new knowledge into clinical practice and to maximize learning from clinical practice. 

Our Strategy: 

To ensure that Veterans have easy access to reliable, excellent cancer prevention, detection, and treatment services.

VA’s National Oncology Program (NOP) stands shoulder-to-shoulder beside the more than 43,000 Veterans who are diagnosed and treated for cancer each year. NOP is guided by best-in-class leaders in oncology, who are committed to providing high-quality care to Veterans. Through the management of complimentary programs and the strength of our talented staff, NOP walks with Veterans on every step of their cancer journey.

NOP manages the following projects to improve cancer care for Veterans:
  • National Precision Oncology Program (NPOP)
  • Oncology Clinical Pathways
  • National TeleOncology (NTO) Service
  • Pharmacogenomic Testing for Veterans (PHASER) in partnership with Sanford Health
  • VA Cancer Registry System 
From our NTO Program that provides cancer care to rural Veterans, to our highly advanced pharmacogenomic testing, NOP is dedicated to exploring every innovation available for treating your cancer. When you choose VA for your cancer care, you are choosing an entire nation of dedicated providers who will meet you where you are. 


Contact Us
VA National Oncology Program
Durham, NC 27705