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Treatment and Care for Adults with Cancer

  • Dana-Farber / Brigham and Women's Cancer Care logo

    Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center in Boston combines the focus of a leading cancer center and the resources of a major hospital to provide comprehensive care for adults with cancer. Outpatient care takes place at Dana-Farber, and inpatient care takes place at Brigham and Women's Hospital. These institutions are connected by bridges and by a commitment to work together to offer patients state-of-the-art treatment.

  • An Ideal Place of Healing

    Yawkey Tour video 

    Dana-Farber’s new Yawkey Center for Cancer Care offers many amenities and features to ease the burden of cancer treatment on patients and families. Designed with advice from patients, families, and staff, the Yawkey Center provides compassionate, family-centered, innovative care, and creates an environment that fosters healing.

  • Treatment Centers and Clinical Services

    thoracic doctor with patient

    We provide care for adults with cancer in 12 specialized treatment centers. Our experts work closely together to offer patients the latest therapies and clinical services, as well as access to innovative clinical trials.

    Treatment Centers and Clinical Services


  • Care Team

    genitourinary care team

    Your care team includes experienced professionals with the latest and safest knowledge about cancer care, who work to ensure that your care plan offers the best possible outcomes and that your needs are met.

    Care Team

  • Patient and Family Support

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    We understand that cancer affects patients and their families in many ways. We offer a wide range of services, from financial planning to creative arts to spiritual counsel, to support our patients through their cancer experiences.

    Patient and Family Support

  • Care Quality and Patient Safety

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    Patient safety is at the core of Dana-Farber’s mission, and the Institute has been a leader in advancing safe practices and reducing the risk of medical error.

    Care Quality and Patient Safety


  • Patient Stories

    Carie Capossela

    Every year, thousands of cancer patients pass through the Institute’s doors with inspiring stories of struggle, strength, hope and perseverance.

    Patient Stories

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  • For Cancer Survivors

    • cancer survivor Kari Dudley
    • The time after cancer treatment often brings new physical and emotional challenges. Find resources and support.
  • For Caregivers

    • patient Mary Kenn and her husband Jim
    • Caring for someone with cancer? Find resources to help you look after your loved one and maintain your own well-being.