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Expert Cancer Care for the Community

  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is committed to helping the community meet the challenges of cancer. From mammography screening right in Boston’s neighborhoods, to workshops on cancer prevention, to world-class cancer treatment, we’re dedicated to helping you and your family conquer cancer.

    We partner with community-based organizations to monitor the needs of Greater Boston residents and have developed several programs to help lessen the impact of cancer in the community.


  • Learn about Dana-Farber's initiatives to ensure inclusion, diversity, and equity for all our patients.

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    Tobacco Control and Lung Cancer Prevention

    Lung cancer screening can detect tumors early, before any symptoms develop.
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    Mammography Van

    Dana-Farber provides screening for breast cancer in Boston's neighborhoods.
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    Support Services

    We have many programs to help the community cope with cancer including seminars and support groups.
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    Patient Navigators

    Having a guide through cancer screening and treatment can provide the support you need to take control of your health.
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    Whittier Street Health Center Collaboration

    Dana-Farber collaborates with Whittier Street Health Center.
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    Cancer Screening

    Screening for certain types of cancer can find it when treatment is the most effective.
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    Cancer Prevention and Risk Reduction

    Dana-Farber offers a wealth of supportive services and programs to help individuals reduce their risk of a cancer occurrence or recurrence.

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    Careers

    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.

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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.