Director: Dr. B. Mark Evers
The Markey Cancer Center was founded in 1983 and is a dedicated matrix cancer center established as an integral part of the University of Kentucky and the UK HealthCare enterprise.
In July 2013, Markey was designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to receive research funding and many other opportunities available only to the nation’s best cancer centers. In August 2017, Markey was designated as one of the Top 50 Cancer Centers in the nation by U.S. News & World Report..