Becoming Our Patient
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We treat all kinds of adult and pediatric cancers and blood disorders. Explore diagnosis and treatment options for your cancer.
Request an Appointment
Request an appointment or second opinion with Dana-Farber today to meet with our onsite care specialists.
Find a Treatment Center
We care for adults and children with cancer in our specialized treatment centers, focused on specific cancer types.
Insurance and Financial Information
Dana-Farber and our affiliated physicians are contracted with an extensive list of local and national health insurances and participate in their network of providers.
For International Patients
Each year, thousands of people from over 130 countries travel to Dana-Farber for their cancer care. From making appointments to arranging travel, our international patient services support patients through every step of their care.
Planning Your In-Person Visit
Find information about places to stay, places to eat, and free flight information to Dana-Farber.
A virtual visit, also called telehealth or telemedicine, lets you meet with your health care provider by video from your home or another private location. Find tips on preparing for your virtual visit.
Preparing for Your First Appointment
Get general tips for what to do prior to your first appointment, what to bring with you, questions to ask your doctor, and information for visitors who accompany you.
Practical and Legal Matters
Learn about your rights as a patient, including privacy and non-discrimination policies, as well as how to obtain medical records, designating a health care proxy, and more.
Patient Safety and Advocacy
Find out how we ensure patient safety, handle issues related to care, work with patient councils to improve services, and support LGBTQ+ patients.
Learn how Dana-Farber connects with patients through a variety of communications, including email, e-bulletins, and patient portals.