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  • 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.

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    Patients have access to many aspects of Dana-Farber's care and resources in their local community through our satellite centers and affiliate sites.



    Find driving directions and maps to the various Dana-Farber locations, as well as information about public transportation and parking for Dana-Farber's main campus in Boston.



    Find your next career at Dana-Farber, and play a role in our ultimate goal: the eradication of cancer, AIDS, and related diseases and the fear that they engender.



    Read the latest in cancer care and research from Dana-Farber. Plus, find information for journalists and members of the media.

    Leadership Profiles

    Read short biographies of the members of our Executive Management Group, which has executive-level oversight of all Dana-Farber activities.

    Community Outreach

    Through our Community Benefits program, Dana-Farber works with community partners in Boston neighborhoods to promote greater public health.

    Awards and Honors

    See a selection of recent examples of professional recognition given to Dana-Farber's staff, as well as honors awarded to the Institute.

    History and Milestones

    Learn about the Institute's founder, Sidney Farber, MD, and explore a chronology of Dana-Farber's advances in cancer care and research.

    Mission and Values

    Learn about Dana-Farber's mission, which embraces both patient care and research, and the values that underlie everything we do.

    Partners and Affiliates

    Dana-Farber provides expert clinical care with Brigham and Women's Hospital and Boston Children's Hospital, and is a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.


    Members of Dana-Farber collaboratives demonstrate a commitment to excellence by meeting a wide range of standards and best practices in adult medical and/or radiation oncology.

    Tobacco Use Policy

    Dana-Farber is smoke-free inside and out. Read our tobacco use policy and learn about some of the benefits of quitting smoking.
  • View Our Events Calendar

    View Dana-Farber's calendar of events, including nutrition seminars, health and wellness classes, patient education, community outreach and fundraising events, and support groups.

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  • Trustees and Financial Information

    The IRS Form 990 is Dana-Farber’s annual tax filing. The information provided in the 990 is public information. The most recently filed Form 990 is for fiscal year ending 9/30/18.

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    Dana-Farber Facts

    Find facts, figures, and useful information about Dana-Farber's operations and services, including statistics about outpatient visits, clinical trials, patient volume, financial results, and much more.

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    Why Choose Dana-Farber

    Each year, thousands of patients from around the world come to Dana-Farber for their cancer care. Find out why.