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What Is Dana-Farber Direct Connect?

Dana-Farber Direct Connect provides guided access to world-renowned expertise from cancer care specialists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Through the Direct Connect program, Dana-Farber will support your employees and clients across the spectrum of oncology needs.

The goal of Dana-Farber Direct Connect is to:

  • Improve cancer outcomes and care for patients across the country and around the world.
  • Ensure precise and accurate diagnoses.
  • Provide value for your health care dollars by ensuring the right treatment, at the right time.
  • Help ensure all communities have access to best-in-class cancer care and innovations.

Why Choose Dana-Farber


Dana-Farber is the #1 cancer hospital in New England as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, and the only cancer hospital in the U.S. to be ranked in the top 5 for both adult and pediatric oncology care.1

As a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber trains and recruits some of the world's best and brightest physicians and researchers in every cancer specialty — including the most complex and rare. Our physicians and researchers have helped develop many of the very latest therapies, which means we can provide the latest and best care, sooner.

When it comes to cancer, it matters where you start.

  • Dana-Farber, an Alliance Dedicated Cancer Center (ADCC), shows 10% better 1-year survival rates and 7% better 5-year survival rates when compared to community hospital settings.2
  • At any given time, we are conducting more than 1,100 clinical trials — granting access to the latest therapies sooner.
  • Groundbreaking research drives new treatment options. Dana-Farber receives twice as much in research grant funding from the National Institutes of Health than any other cancer center.
  • With a 97% patient satisfaction rate, Dana-Farber's personalized approach to cancer care is unmatched.

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For Employers

Dana-Farber Direct Connect partners with employers to support your employees across the spectrum of oncology needs.


For Healthcare Navigators

Dana-Farber Direct Connect partners with healthcare navigators to identify the right specialist for your clients’ unique oncology needs.

45+ Partners Enrolled, Including…


1Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is ranked by U.S. News & World Report in collaboration with its partners, Brigham and Women's Hospital, for adult cancer care, and Boston Children's Hospital, for pediatric cancer care.

2Pfister DG, Rubin DM, Elkin EB, et al. Risk Adjusting Survival Outcomes in Hospitals That Treat Patients With Cancer Without Information on Cancer Stage. JAMA Oncol. 2015;1(9):1303–1310. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.3151