For Patients and Families

At Dana-Farber, our clinical experts collaborate with our researchers to offer adult and pediatric patients the most advanced treatments available anywhere. And our comprehensive care extends to your entire family and support network. Explore our many programs, services, and amenities for our patients, their families, and their loved ones.

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We treat all kinds of adult and pediatric cancers and blood disorders. Explore diagnosis and treatment options for your cancer.

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Request an appointment or second opinion with Dana-Farber today to meet with our onsite care specialists.

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Plan Your Visit

Find information about places to eat, places to stay, free flight information, as well as maps, directions, and parking.

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Comprehensive Care for Patients and Their Families


Becoming Our Patient

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.


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.


Support Services and Amenities

We offer a wide range of services, from financial planning to creative arts to spiritual counsel, to support our patients through their cancer experiences.

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.


For Caregivers

Helping a family member or friend with cancer can feel overwhelming. Find information, suggestions, and resources to help you look after a loved one — and yourself.


For Cancer Survivors

Dana-Farber clinicians and researchers are experts in survivorship and will work with you and your primary care physician to help you to live well beyond cancer.


Dana-Farber Patient Portals

Find information about connecting with your health care team, new patient registration materials, quick links to selected patient programs and services, and more.


Health Library

Find information about cancer, treatments and procedures, symptom management, nutrition and diet, survivorship, and much more.


Why Choose Dana-Farber

Each year, thousands of patients from around the world come to Dana-Farber for their cancer care. Find out why.


Care and Treatment

Since 1947, Dana-Farber's sole focus has been to provide expert cancer care and groundbreaking treatments for adult and pediatric patients.

Treating You, Together


Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center is a collaboration between Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital to care for adults with cancer. Dana-Farber provides outpatient services on its Longwood campus and satellite locations; Dana-Farber provides inpatient services at its Inpatient Hospital located within Brigham and Women's Hospital.


Through a long-standing collaboration between Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children's Hospital, outpatient care for children is provided at Dana-Farber's Jimmy Fund Clinic while neighboring Boston Children's Hospital offers inpatient care and pediatric subspecialty consultation. Our two institutions function as one to provide a seamless care experience for children with cancer.