Dana Farber Cancer Institute

The Dana Farber Cancer Institute of Boston, Massachusetts has been helping children and adults with cancer since 1947. The institute employs over 3,700 people and has over $800 million in revenue each year. They have nearly 300,000 patient visits each year between pediatric and adult patients and they are involved in over 700 clinical trials.

The institute is one of the principal teaching affiliates of the Harvard Medical School and is a federally designated center for AIDS research. The institute provides advanced training in cancer research and treatment. It conducts community-based programs for the prevention of cancer, control and detection, throughout New England and has joint programs with many institutions in Boston that are affiliated with The Partners HealthCare System and the Harvard Medical School.

Hospitals affiliated with Dana-Farber include Massachusetts General Hospital, Children's Hospital of Boston, and Brigham and Women's Hospital. The institute is supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the National Cancer Institute and by individual contributions and private foundations. The principal charity of Dana-Farber is the Jimmy Fund, a charity adopted by the Boston Red Sox back in 1953 and continues to be their number one charity.

A new additional to Dana-Farber is the Yawkey Center for Cancer Care. The center stands guard over Brookline Avenue in Boston with 14 stories devoted to the care and research of cancer. The center was built for better clinical care, enhance the patient's experience, optimize safety of the patient and providing a nurturing and welcoming environment.

The Yawkey Center has 275,000 square feet of space and provides over 100 exams rooms, 20 consultation rooms and 150 infusion rooms. The building connects to additional Dana-Farber buildings and to two of the partner hospitals, Children's Hospital Boston and Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dana-Farber also has a number of satellite centers for those people who may have some difficulty traveling to the Boston area.


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