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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 can access Dana-Farber's care and resources at our main locations in Boston and Chestnut Hill, and at additional community locations throughout the region.



    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.


    Newsroom and Publications

    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.
    William G. Kaelin Jr., MD, and Laurie H. Glimcher, MD, holding Kaelin's Nobel Prize and Certificate

    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.
    Sidney Farber, MD, with a pediatric patient

    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.
    Cathleen Power, NP, with a patient

    Dana-Farber Direct Connect

    Dana-Farber Direct Connect establishes partnerships with employers to provide dedicated oncology care coordination for employees and their dependents, and retirees.
  • 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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    Participants in a caregiver support group

  • 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 9/30/20.

    Dana-Farber Facts 2020

    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.