Notice of Intent


Public Announcement Concerning a Proposed Health Care Project

Oct. 10, 2023

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc. (the “Applicant”), located at 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, intends to file a Notice of Determination of Need (the “Application”) with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health with respect to a substantial capital expenditure and substantial change in service in connection with the proposed construction of an approximately 688,100 square-foot, 300-bed adult inpatient hospital facility to be located at 1 Joslin Place, Boston, Massachusetts 02215 (the “Cancer Center”), including (i) adult inpatient oncology services, including the relocation of the Applicant’s existing 30 inpatient beds from 75 Francis Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02215 and an additional 270 incremental inpatient beds; (ii) a tunnel under and bridge over Brookline Avenue, connecting the Cancer Center to the Applicant’s Dana Building at 440 Brookline Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215; and (iii) two magnetic resonance imaging machines, two computerized tomography (“CT”) machines, one positron emission tomography machine, two CT simulator machines, and three linear accelerators (“LINACs”). The total value of the Proposed Project is $1,675,700,000. The Proposed Project will expand availability of adult cancer care services. The Applicant does not anticipate that the Proposed Project will have a material impact on price for the Applicant’s existing Patient Panel. Any ten Taxpayers of Massachusetts may register in connection with the intended Application by not later than November 23, 2023, or 30 days from the Filing Date, whichever is later, by contacting the Department of Public Health, Determination of Need Program at or, 67 Forest St, Marlborough, Massachusetts 01752.