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Callahan Cancer Center

To review our 2011 annual cancer report,
click here.

 Kinds of cancers we treat:

  • Breast
  • Lung / bronchus
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Head and neck
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Prostate
  • Gynecologicial
  • Colon / rectum
  • Bladder
  • Other

Trust your cancer journey with Great Plains.

The board-certified medical and radiation oncologists at Great Plains Regional Medical Center’s Callahan Cancer Center have combined compassionate care with leading-edge technology and clinical trials to become one of the region’s most respected cancer programs.  

We are home to the largest infusion center in the region and are accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer as a community cancer center. This designation places us among the top one-fifth of the country’s hospitals with approved cancer programs.

 Our relationship and participation with the National Cancer Registry and Community Cancer Program means that our patients have access to promising new treatments, clinical trials and national research protocols.

Contact and location information

Callahan Cancer Center
Great Plains Regional Medical Center
601 West Leota
North Platte, NE 69101

Features of our program

To date, we have served more than 12,000 patients with the latest medical treatment and integrative therapies for cancers. Our program features include:

  • Comprehensive cancer screenings.
  • Robust chemotherapy programs.
  • Surgeries for complex cancers.
  • Rehabilitation specifically designed for cancer patients.
  • Radiation therapy.
  • Hematology.
  • Oncology-certified nursing staff.
  • Dedicated, on-site pharmacist.
  • Nutrition counseling.
  • Home care and hospice services.
  • Palliative care program (scheduled to begin this Spring).
  • Wrap-around case management, patient navigator and social work to help guide our patients along the cancer journey.
  • Integrated patient education and resource library.
  • Community-based cancer prevention programs.
  • Support groups.

Meet our oncologists

Dr. Ahmed Awais, medical oncologist

Dr. Editha de Villa, medical oncologist

Dr. Irfan Vaziri, medical oncologist

Dr. Todd Hlavaty, radiation oncology 

Our facility

Located in North Platte, Neb., the Callahan Cancer Center is a modern, one-stop cancer care center designed with patient care and convenience in mind. With 16 treatment rooms, an onsite pharmacist, and comprehensive cancer services all in the same location, our goal is to make the cancer journey as seamless as possible for the patients we serve. 

Community outreach

We believe that providing cancer care as close to home as possible is best for the many patients we serve throughout the region. That is why we have expanded our medical and/or radiation oncology programs to include the following communities:


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601 W. Leota, PO Box 1167
North Platte, NE 69103