Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Specialist Hospital/Clinic | Boston, United States of America

Hospital description

The Dana Farber Cancer Institute is a specialist oncology centre in Boston, Massachusetts. The clinic was founded in 1947 and provides care for both adults and children suffering with cancer. The hospital provides cutting edge treatment and also undertakes research to find new ways to tackle cancer.

The hospital has a vibrant history and has been awarded many honours in recognition of the contribution that both the institute and its employees make to the field of cancer treatment and research. The hospital also has several satellite clinics and works with a variety of universities and research centres to provide patients with the best possible care. These affiliations include an affiliation with the Harvard Cancer Center, a combination of the Harvard Schools of Medicine, Public Health and four of their associated hospitals.

Students should note that Dana Farber is not actually a teaching hospital, so opportunities for electives here may be more limited than at other hospitals. More information on opportunities at the Institute can be found here (TEN is not responsible for external site content).


Hospital type Specialist Hospital/Clinic
Local language English
Funding Status Private


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