Novant Health Zimmer Cancer Institute

ZimmerCancerCenter 1016web
2131 S. 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Office Phone: (910) 667-3000

A Cancer Center Focused on You

Novant Health Zimmer Cancer Institute, located on the main NHRMC campus, has been nationally designated as a teaching cancer program by the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer – a designation awarded to just 25 percent of hospitals in the country. 

The Novant Health Zimmer Cancer Institute is the only comprehensive center dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment and support of cancer patients in southeastern North Carolina. The center also houses the hospital’s cancer clinical trials program, giving local residents a chance to participate in national treatment studies.


Formerly NHRMC Zimmer Cancer Center


  • Patient care areas and onsite offices for the physicians and staff of NHRMC Physician Group - Cape Fear Cancer Specialists
  • Surgical oncology expertise from specialists at NHRMC Physician Specialists - General Surgery Specialists
  • Dedicated space for gynecologic oncology, surgical oncology, radiation oncology and multi-disciplinary programs, such as the NHRMC Lung Program
  • 48 infusion stations, tailored to suit patients’ preferences for privacy or socialization
  • Access to diagnostics, outpatient infusion, clinical trials, treatment options, community resources and support groups
  • Information and Inspiration Center offering educational resources and assistance with connecting to community partners  

Parking Information

Free parking is located in the lot across from the Zimmer Cancer Center. 

Getting Around NHRMC

If you need to get to other areas on the NHRMC campus, a courtesy shuttle operated by our adult volunteers, is available to drive you to your destination. Additionally, shuttle carts are available in parking areas to take you to where you need to go on campus.


NHRMC has a number of services and amenities available to patients and their families.