About the UVM Cancer Center

The University of Vermont (UVM) Cancer Center was founded in 1974. The cancer center is a not-for-profit organization administratively located at the Larner College of Medicine with clinical partnerships across the University of Vermont Health Network and beyond.


The mission of the University of Vermont Cancer Center is to reduce the burden of cancer in Vermont, northeastern New York and across northern New England, through research, outstanding clinical care, community outreach and education.


Working together, affiliated members, clinicians, scientists, and community stakeholders will be leaders in facilitating transdisciplinary discovery and achieving cancer health equity in northern New England.

The Four Pillars

The Cancer Center is a research institute, a clinical care facility, an educational entity and a community organization all in one. Our four pillars - research, clinical care, education, and community outreach - supports the mission of the Center -- to reduce the burden on cancer in the catchment area. 

The four pillars related to each other

Location & Facilities

The cancer center is an official administrative unit of UVM's Larner College of Medicine. Our clinicians enjoy a clinical partnership with the University of Vermont Medical Center. This flagship academic medical center includes an Ambulatory Care Center, an Education and Conference Center, and a cancer center clinical facility which allows integrated, multidisciplinary services for cancer diagnosis, outpatient treatment, and post-treatment follow up.

Contact Us

The University of Vermont Cancer Center
The Courtyard at Given
4th Floor North
89 Beaumont Avenue
Burlington, VT  05405

Clinical contact: (802) 847-8400.

Administrative contact:

Phone: (802) 656-4414
Fax: (802) 656-8788
Email: cancer@uvmcc.med.uvm.edu


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Diego Adrianzen Herrera, MD Appointed Associate Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

October 19, 2023 by Kate Strotmeyer

Diego Adrianzen Herrera, MD, Assistant Professor, Medicine-Hematology Oncology

Diego Adrianzen Herrera, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, has been appointed to serve as associate director of diversity, equity, and inclusion for the University of Vermont Cancer Center (UVMCC).  

As associate director, Adrianzen Herrera will help to oversee the Cancer Center’s plan to enhance diversity. He will join the UVMCC senior leadership team and will coordinate programs that advance a culture of inclusion across the four pillars of the cancer center: research, education, community outreach, and clinical care.

Adrianzen Herrera is from Peru and received his Doctor of Medicine and Surgery at Alberto Hurtado School of Medicine at Cayetano Heredia University in Lima, Peru. He did his post-doctoral training as a hematology & medical oncology fellow at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and an internal medicine residency at the Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.

He currently serves on the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Programs Committee for the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and was a participant in the 2023 ASH Health Equity Collective Roundtable. In 2022, he was named a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Champion at the annual ASH meeting. Dr. Adrianzen Herrera’s research focuses on health outcomes and translational epidemiology in hematologic malignancies.