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  • Exterior of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • When you choose to name a space at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, you link your name, or that of a loved one, to the Institute's lifesaving mission. As patients and caregivers move throughout the Institute, they realize the power of a community committed to conquering cancer.

  • If you are passionate about supporting Dana-Farber's mission to conquer cancer, you will find a variety of spaces to name across the Institute that will serve as a visible reminder of your generosity for patients, caregivers, and staff.

    Infusion and Exam Services starting at $25,000: Located within the Yawkey Center and in Dana-Farber’s Jimmy Fund Clinic, patients receive their chemotherapy treatments at Infusion Services. Each space is filled with light and designed for comfort and healing.

    Also located within the Yawkey Center and Dana-Farber's Jimmy Fund Clinic, Exam Services is where patients wait for and meet with their clinical care teams to discuss their treatment. Spaces available for naming within Exam Services include exam rooms, waiting areas, medical team offices, and vitals bays.

    Laboratory Services starting at $25,000: Located on the busy second floor of the Yawkey Center, Laboratory Services is a hub of the hospital where nearly all adult patients begin appointments. There are additional naming opportunities within the Laboratory Services area including private rooms, laboratory services suites, and laboratory bays.

    Conference Rooms and Staff Lounges starting at $50,000: Our staff is essential to everything we do at Dana-Farber and naming a conference room or staff lounge in the Yawkey Center or Dana-Farber's Jimmy Fund Clinic demonstrates significant support for the individuals who provide exceptional care. Staff lounges give our caregivers a place to gather and conference rooms allow doctors, nurses, and other members of a patient’s care team to plan treatment for each patient.

    Lobbies and Waiting Areas starting at $1 million: Naming a lobby or waiting area makes a powerful and visible statement of your leadership support for the advances in cancer research and care that Dana-Farber exemplifies. These public spaces accommodate thousands of patients, faculty, and visitors each year. There are multiple opportunities for naming across our campus including a valet lobby and waiting area, main and parking elevator lobbies, and multiple clinical waiting areas.

  • The Gene Display at Dana-Farber
    Make your mark on cancer.

    Name a gene today

    Our dynamic Gene Display, located in the Robert J. Tomsich Family Gallery in the Yawkey Center for Cancer Care, honors the revolutionary impact that cutting-edge science has had on our ability to fight cancer. The dynamic display is a larger-than-life representation of a microarray, the innovative technology that our researchers use to develop targeted cancer therapies.

    Make your mark on the fight against cancer by naming a gene today. With a gift of $5,000, you can honor a family member, friend, or caregiver by inscribing a gene with your personal message of hope.

  • These spaces at Dana-Farber give patients respite from the stress of cancer treatment, offer research-based complementary therapies, and allow physician-scientists to meet and collaborate with their peers.

    The Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies and Healthy Living starting at $7,500: The Leonard P. Zakim brings complementary therapies including acupuncture, massage, nutritional guidance, and music therapy to patients. The Zakim Center will open its doors in a new, centralized location in 2017. The new center has limited naming opportunities still available.

    Longwood Center starting at $10,000: The Longwood Center is a state-of-the-art research space in the heart of the Longwood Medical Area. The Center features an open floor plan that allows maximum flexibility and collaboration between our principal investigators and their labs. There are several naming opportunities available, including laboratory bays, offices, conference rooms, and research neighborhoods.

    Yawkey Center for Cancer Care & Jimmy Fund Clinic Pharmacies $5 million: This opportunity spans three locations across the Yawkey Center for Cancer Care and the Jimmy Fund Clinic. The Outpatient Pharmacy comprises 2,500 square feet on the busy 2nd floor of the Yawkey Center and dispenses up to 5,000 prescriptions per year with an additional up to 5,000 information sheets to patients and staff.

    The Research Pharmacy occupies 10,000 square feet on the 5th floor of the Yawkey Center and it fills up to 10,000 prescriptions per year and it serves all the patients in Dana-Farber’s clinical service.

    The Pediatric Pharmacy occupies 600 square feet in the center of the Jimmy Fund Clinic and serves the pediatric patients seen there.

    Conference Center $7.5 million: The conference center, centrally located on the highly-trafficked third floor of the Yawkey Center for Cancer Care, provides a state-of-the-art, dedicated space for lectures, seminars, virtual conferences, and 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.