• Yawkey Center for Cancer Care

    Naming Opportunities

    Become a part of our collaborative effort. Make a gift that forever links your name or that of a loved one with Dana-Farber’s flagship adult patient care facility, the Yawkey Center for Cancer Care.

    To learn more, click on the links below or contact Patty Stewart Brent at 617-632-2443 or patricia_brent@dfci.harvard.edu.

    Gene Display: $5,000

     

    Located in the Robert J. Tomsich Family Gallery, the Gene Display is a visual representation of the real genetic information that leads us to lifesaving cancer treatments. Show support for our mission by naming a gene with a personal message in honor of a family member, friend, or caregiver.
    Name a gene today 

     

    Treatment Centers and Clinical Services Areas: $25,000 and up

     

    If you are passionate about supporting Dana-Farber's efforts to conquer a particular type of cancer, you will find variety of naming opportunities available on floors housing the treatment centers and clinical services listed here. Learn more by clicking Infusion Services and Exam Services in the grid below, or contact Patty Stewart Brent at 617-632-2443 or patricia_brent@dfci.harvard.edu.

    Adult Hematology, Gosman Center (Floor 7)
    Adult Palliative Care (Floor 11)
    Breast Oncology (Floor 9)
    Cancer Genetics and Prevention (Floor 11)
    Clinical Research Center (Floor 6)
    Cutaneous Oncology (Floor 11)
    Early Drug Development Center (Floor 6)
    Gastrointestinal Oncology (Floor 7)
    Genitourinary Oncology, Lank Center (Floor 11)
    Gynecologic Oncology (Floor 10)
    Head and Neck Oncology (Floor 11)
    Hematologic Malignancies (Floor 7 and 8)
    Integrative Therapies, Zakim Center (Floor 6)
    Leukemia (Floor 8)
    Lymphoma (Floor 8)
    Melanoma (Floor 11)
    Multiple Myeloma, Lipper Center (Floor 7)
    Neuro-Oncology (Floor 8)
    Sarcoma and Bone Oncology (Floor 9)
    Stem Cell Transplantation (Floor 8)
    Thoracic Oncology, Lowe Center (Floor 10)

     

    Laboratory Services: $25,000 and up

     

    Laboratory Services: $7.5 million
    Located on the busy second floor, Laboratory Services is a vital hub of the hospital where nearly all adult patients begin their appointments. Naming the entire Laboratory Services area provides an outstanding opportunity to be recognized for exceptional philanthropic leadership.

    Additional opportunities within Laboratory Services: 

    • Laboratory Services Private Room: $100,000
      Laboratory Services Private Rooms serve patients who prefer or need a private setting, including those with compromised immune systems or unique medical needs.
    • Laboratory Services Suite: $100,000
      Laboratory Services Suites are comprised of four Laboratory Services Bays that serve hundreds of patients having blood drawn each week.
    • Laboratory Services Bay: $25,000
      Each Laboratory Services Bay provides a comfortable setting for a patient having blood drawn and is large enough to accommodate family members or guests.
     

    Exam Services: $25,000 and up

     

    Exam Services: $2 million
    Located on each clinical floor, Exam Services is where patients meet with their doctors and nurses to discuss their care. Naming an entire Exam Services area provides an opportunity to be recognized for outstanding philanthropic leadership and demonstrates your commitment to the expert, compassionate care which our patients say is unique among cancer centers.

    Additional opportunities within Exam Services: 

    • Exam Services Waiting Area: $1 million
      Exam Services Waiting Areas on each clinical floor provide a comfortable, spacious setting for patients and their families to wait for appointments. Naming an Exam Services Waiting Area is a very generous and significant statement of support for the comfort and well-being of patients and their families.
    • Exam Room: $150,000
      Exam Rooms provide a comfortable setting for patients and their caregivers and are large enough to accommodate family members.
    • Medical Team Office: $100,000
      Located on each clinical floor, these offices are used by our world renowned clinicians, caregivers and patient services staff for research, analysis, and administrative functions pertaining to patients.
    • Nourishment Area: $25,000
      Nourishment Areas located near each Exam Services Waiting Area provide patients and their family members with refreshments during appointments.
    • Vitals Bay: $25,000
      Each Vitals Bay provides a comfortable and efficient setting for checking a patient's vital signs, including weight, blood pressure, and temperature.
     

    Infusion Services: $25,000 and up

     

    Infusion Services: $2 million
    Located on each clinical floor, Infusion Services is the setting for patients receiving chemotherapy or other treatments by infusion. Since infusions are given over several hours, particular attention was paid to ensuring that this space would be as pleasant and comfortable as possible during these lengthy appointments. Naming an entire Infusion Services area provides an outstanding opportunity to be recognized for philanthropic leadership and demonstrates your powerful commitment to the expert, compassionate care which our patients say is unique among cancer centers.

    Additional opportunities within Infusion Services: 

    • Infusion Services Waiting Area: $1.5 million
      Infusion Services Waiting Areas on each clinical floor provide a comfortable, spacious setting for patients and their families while waiting for appointments. Naming an Infusion Services Waiting Area is a very generous and significant statement of your support for the comfort and well-being of our patients and their families.
    • Infusion Suite: $500,000
      Infusion Suites accommodate four to five patients and their guests in semi-private Infusion Rooms. Infusion Suites offer natural light from floor-to-ceiling windows, personal televisions, and massage chairs. Naming an Infusion Suite provides critical support for the exceptional, compassionate care for which Dana-Farber is renowned.
    • Private Infusion Room: $150,000
      Infusion Rooms are up to 20 percent larger than similar spaces in the average Boston hospital room and are dedicated spaces for patients who prefer or require privacy during treatment.
    • Nourishment Area: $25,000
      Nourishment Areas, located near each Infusion Services Waiting Area, provide patients and their family members with refreshments during appointments.
     

    Conference Room and Staff Lounges: $50,000 and up

     

    Naming a Conference Room or Staff Lounge demonstrates significant support for our dedicated staff and facilitates the exceptional care they provide.

    • Staff Lounge: $200,000
      Staff Lounges provide our caregivers with a place to gather for quiet conversations, respites, and meals.
    • Conference Room: $50,000
      Conference Rooms provide dedicated space for doctors, nurses, and other members of a patient's care team to collaborate and plan the best possible treatment for each patient.
     

    Lobbies and Waiting Areas: $1 million and up

     

    By naming a lobby or waiting area, you will make a powerful and visible statement of your leadership support for the advances in cancer research and care that the Yawkey Center for Cancer Care exemplifies.

    • Valet Lobby and Waiting Area: $2 million
      The Valet Lobby and Waiting Area on Jimmy Fund Way is a primary entrance to the Yawkey Center, and offers comfortable space utilized by nearly all patients and their families as they arrive and depart the Yawkey Center.
    • Second Floor Main Elevator Lobby: $2 million
      The highly-trafficked second floor Main Elevator Lobby serves as the gateway to the Lavine Family Registration, Laboratory Services, the Outpatient Pharmacy, the Chapel, and all clinical floors.
    • Second Floor Parking Elevator Lobby: $1 million
      Adjacent to the Chapel and Spiritual Care Services, the second floor Parking Elevator Lobby provides access to access to all seven floors of underground parking and the first three floors of the Yawkey Center as well as the Lavine Family Registration, Laboratory Services and the Outpatient Pharmacy,
    • Third Floor Main Elevator Lobby: $2 million
      The busy third floor Main Elevator Lobby serves as a central hub for patients and staff, providing access to the Dining Pavilion, Stoneman Healing Garden, Morse Conservatory, Blum Faculty Commons, Conference Center, Cutler Art Gallery, and all clinical floors, as well as bridges to the Smith and Dana Buildings and access to Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital.
    • Elevator Lobbies on each Clinical Floor: $1 million
      Elevator Lobbies on each clinical floor are high-traffic areas providing patients and their families with direct and easy access to services and care.
    • Sixth Floor Waiting Area: $1.5 million
      The Sixth Floor Waiting Area serves the Clinical Research Center, Desensitization Unit, and Early Drug Development Center.
    • 11th Floor Waiting Area: $2.5 million
      The 11th Floor Waiting Area serves Adult Palliative Care, Cutaneous Oncology, Friends of Dana-Farber, Cancer Genetics and Prevention, the Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology, Head and Neck Oncology, Melanoma, and Friends of Dana-Farber.
     

    Outpatient and Research Pharmacies: $5 million

     

    With their "front door" in the heart of the busy second floor where most adult patients begin their visits, Dana-Farber pharmacists are an essential part of each patient's care team. By naming the Outpatient and Research Pharmacies, you will make a highly visible statement of philanthropic leadership in support of these critical services which include customized therapies for each individual, so vital to all patients' care.

     

    Conference Center: $7.5 million

     

    The Conference Center, centrally located on the highly-trafficked third floor, provides a state-of-the-art, dedicated space for lectures, seminars, virtual conferences, and high-profile events with distinguished guests, as well as meetings of the Board of Trustees, Visiting Committees, and other advisory bodies. Naming the Conference Center provides an opportunity to be recognized for outstanding philanthropic leadership in a highly visible location linking your name with Dana-Farber's mission to educate others about advances in the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases, here and around the world.

     

    A monthly naming opportunity is also available in the Thea and James Stoneman Healing Garden for gifts of $7,500.

    For more information

    Contact: Patty Stewart Brent
    Phone: 617-632-2443
    Email: patricia_brent@dfci.harvard.edu 

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    • In 1983, the Sidney Farber Cancer Institute was renamed Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in recognition of generous support from the Charles A. Dana Foundation.