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Friends of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute


  • Founded in 1976, the Friends of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have raised more than $35 million to fund powerful cancer research and patient care programs at Dana-Farber. We believe that philanthropy in the present makes future breakthroughs, cutting-edge treatment, and improved quality of care possible.

    We exemplify the Power of Friends through our dual mission: raising funds to support research, patient services, women’s cancer programs, and oncology fellowships and providing services that enhance Dana-Farber’s healing environment, including gift bags for patients undergoing treatment, administration of our world-class art collection, non-denominational spiritual health programs, and programs to brighten the holidays for patients and families.

    To join the Friends, an all-volunteer community of more than 1,200 vibrant members, or get involved in an upcoming event, please contact us.