Since its founding in 1947, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts has been committed to providing adults and children with cancer with the best treatment available today while developing tomorrow's cures through cutting-edge research. Read about our history, our breakthroughs, and the resources that help us support the health of our neighborhoods and communities.
Learn about Dana-Farber's mission, which embraces both patient care and research, and the values that underlie everything we do.
Mission and Values
Dana-Farber's new state-of-the-art care and research facility is designed to bring better treatments to patients more quickly.
Yawkey Center for Cancer Care
Patients have access to many aspects of Dana-Farber's care and resources in their local community through our satellite centers and affiliate sites.
Through our Community Benefits program, Dana-Farber works with community partners in Boston neighborhoods to promote greater public health.
Learn about the Institute's founder, Sidney Farber, MD, and explore a chronology of Dana-Farber's advances in cancer care and research.
History and Milestones
See a selection of recent examples of professional recognition given to Dana-Farber's staff, as well as honors awarded to the Institute.
Awards and Honors
Dana-Farber collaborates with a variety of hospitals and research institutions to provide our patients with the best possible cancer care.
Partners and Affiliates
Read short biographies of the members of our Executive Management Group, which has executive-level oversight of all Dana-Farber activities.
Dana-Farber is smoke-free inside and out. Read our tobacco use policy and learn about some of the health benefits of quitting smoking.
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