SUMO’s Mission:

  • To promote the highest professional standards of oncology practice in the state of Utah.
  • To study, research and exchange information, leading to improvement in the practice of hematology.
  • To support and further oncology education.
  • To monitor and respond to appropriate legislative and regulatory concerns of the membership.

SUMO is committed to:

  • Improving the quality of patient care.
  • Acting as an advocate for Utah cancer patients and their families.
  • Fostering access to quality cancer care for the citizens of Utah.
  • Assisting cancer practitioners in providing the most cost-effective quality care for their patients.
  • Providing an opportunity for oncologists, physicians, and other health professionals to network and exchange information on cancer care.
  • Serving as a resource to other organizations and agencies seeking to interact with the Utah cancer care community.
  • Serving as the advocate for Utah oncology providers to national oncology organizations.
  • Providing up-to-date legislative information on issues directly affecting patient care, including: drug reimbursement and Medicare information.
  • Acting as a resource for physicians and their staff who have questions on reimbursement.
  • Providing educational opportunities for its members.