History of Missouri Cancer Associates
Missouri Cancer Associates began in Columbia in 1982 as a small group practice of two physicians. Today we are the premier cancer treatment center in mid-Missouri. With two locations in Kirksville and Columbia, our medical team offers intentionally crafted and cutting edge treatments. MCA employs 130+ staff members.
We are an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, one of the nation’s largest networks of integrated community-based oncology practices. The US Oncology Network is supported by McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation focused on empowering a vibrant and sustainable community patient-care delivery system to advance the science, technology and quality of care.
Why Work for Us
At Missouri Cancer Associates it is our privilege to walk with our patients and their families every step of the way as they fight to beat cancer. Whether you are on the front-lines, as a direct care provider or behind the scenes providing administrative support, a career with us gives you the satisfaction of knowing that every day your work is part of a critical cause.
How we work is just as important as the work we do. Through our shared values and principles, we are a passionate group of individuals centered around caring for patients and strive to deliver outstanding innovative, comprehensive cancer care to patients and their families. Learn more about our company culture.
We value our employees and offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance; paid time off; short- and long-term disability; flexible spending accounts, 401 (k) and tuition reimbursement. Benefits are available to both full-time and part-time employees.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Missouri Cancer Associates is committed to the philosophy of equal opportunity employment and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, ancestry, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or other non-job-related criteria.
“I love working at Mo Cancer. I am asked all the time how I can work in a cancer center. I must admit that there are days I would much rather be somewhere else, but when I see people that are strong, brave and courteous….they are warriors and heroes, they are kind and fearless. They go to battle each and everyday and now matter how they are feeling they find a moment to stop and see us before they leave. I am amazed and humbled daily and that makes everyday worth it. Not everyone gets to witness the strength and courage we witness everyday.”
Patient Experience Specialist
Missouri Cancer Employee since 2011
“I’ve not worked anywhere that makes it so easy to come to work every day. Every person I have worked with has taught me something, the biggest has been building up people around you. I continue to be supported in ways I would never have imagined. I appreciate my Missouri Cancer Associates family. My days are brighter working at MCA.”
Patient Account Specialist
Missouri Cancer Employee since 2017
“We are family. Not only have I grown up here (married, daughter) in my 12.5 years, I’ve shared many important events in others’ lives. We throw parties for our patients when they finish chemo and radiation (and video the celebration for families), we cry with them and give lots of hugs when they receive difficult news, we make meals for each other when someone has had surgery or experienced a death in their family, and we post photos EVERYWHERE when weddings/babies happen. It’s home. That’s very important to me, to work somewhere that puts family first, and Missouri Cancer Associates is that place for me. I hope I’ve taken care of everyone else as they’ve taken care of me.”
Office Manager/HIPAA Privacy Officer
Missouri Cancer Employee since 2004