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About Advanced Practice Clinicians

At Huntsman Cancer Institute, advanced practice clinicians (APCs) are important members of the patient care team. They contribute to outstanding cancer care and also support clinical research on new and better cancer treatments. APCs work closely with doctors to do the following:

  • Conduct health histories and physical exams
  • Diagnose and treat illnesses
  • Prescribe medicines
  • Order and interpret lab tests
  • Perform procedures
  • Contribute to research

All APCs hold postgraduate degrees and are board-certified in their practice areas. Huntsman Cancer Institute's APCs include these types:

  • Nurse practitioners (NP)
  • Clinical nurse specialists (CNS)
  • Nurse anesthetists (CRNAs)
  • Physician assistants (PAs)

Practice Areas

Huntsman Cancer Institute APCs practice within the following areas at our main hospital and community clinics:


  • Blood and marrow transplant
  • Hematology
  • Intensive care
  • Interventional radiology
  • Medical oncology
  • Supportive Oncology
  • Surgery


  • Acute care
  • Blood and marrow transplant
  • Breast/mammography
  • Dermatology/melanoma
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Genetics
  • Gynecology
  • Head and neck
  • Hematology
  • Huntsman at Home™ (hospital-at-home service)
  • Interventional radiology
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Neurology
  • Pain management
  • Radiation oncology
  • Sarcoma
  • Supportive oncology and survivorship
  • Thoracic/lung
  • Urology

Professional Development

At Huntsman Cancer Institute, we provide our APCs numerous opportunities for ongoing professional development, including the following:

  • Annual Huntsman APC Oncology Conference
  • Grand rounds
  • Monthly APC continuing medical education meetings
  • Treatment planning conferences 

Job Opportunities

Huntsman Cancer Institute Advanced Practice Care Fellowship Opportunity

Explore this opportunity to complete a 12-month training program with the advanced practice clinician (APC) service at Huntsman Cancer Institute. The Postgraduate Oncology APC Training Program will prepare APCs to care for cancer patients as part of a multidisciplinary team.

As a valued member of a dynamic team, APCs are on the front line of patient care. The person chosen for this full-time, benefited position will train with multiple different teams to provide care for oncology patients at Huntsman Cancer Institute. This approach allows for understanding the most common cancers and the differing treatment options. 

View additional job opportunities at Huntsman Cancer Institute.