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Imaging Services combines the latest techniques for non-invasive imaging studies with compassionate patient care. Our radiologists are board certified and hold academic appointments at Harvard Medical School. Whether you're coming for your first diagnostic
scan or are receiving image-guided therapy, the staff in our Imaging Services department is devoted to making your medical imaging experience as comfortable as possible.
The Department of Imaging at Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center combines the latest imaging techniques with state-of-the-art scanning equipment and expert staff. Our radiologists, technologists, and nurses are experienced in performing and reading cancer-related
imaging studies. They're also compassionate and understanding, because they know how intimidating some of the testing and technology can be.
We aim to make your imaging experience a positive one. We do our best to ensure that you don't feel rushed into or out of our facility, that you feel safe, and that all of your questions and needs are given full attention. We work hard to keep to schedule
and minimize your waiting time.
The Department of Imaging is a world-class cancer imaging center of excellence, led by a team of cancer imaging specialists who deliver exceptional cancer imaging expertise for patients, providers, and investigators through our focused services, personalized
care, and innovation using state-of-the-art technology.
Dana-Farber-based radiologists use a disease-centric approach, which includes whole-body and multi-modality interpretations that are very valuable to our clinicians. We adhere to the highest safety and quality standards and operate under cost-effective
and efficient practices.
Our clinical services include:
Nuclear medicine, including bone scans and MUGA scans
Theranostics (radiopharmaceutical therapy)
Nurse-to-draw laboratory specimen collection/IV/central line access
Our clinical services include:
Some of our clinical services are also provided throughout the Dana-Farber network, including satellite sites and community-based services in the Greater Boston area with our
Mammography Van and the
breast imaging services at Whittier Street Health Center.
Our physics, technical, and medical experts routinely collaborate in a multidisciplinary "Triad" committee to optimize clinical, quality, and safety standards, in addition to developing multimodality approaches and protocols.
As a new Dana-Farber patient, find answers to questions about your first visit: what to bring, how to find us, where to park, and how to prepare.
We offer a wide range of services, from financial planning to creative arts to spiritual counsel, to support our patients through their cancer experiences.
See patient satisfaction survey results for different Dana-Farber locations collected by Press Ganey, an independent company experienced in patient satisfaction surveying.
The Blum Resource Center provides patients and family members with a
comfortable environment to learn more about disease treatment and
This video series and resource toolkit features Dana-Farber nutrition specialist Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, and explores how diet can help support your health and wellbeing during and after cancer treatment.