Yale Cancer Center delivers the highest quality patient-centered care, achieves breakthrough discoveries, and trains the future leaders in cancer science and medicine.
- Celebrating 38 years as Connecticut’s only comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute
- 246 cancer researchers on faculty
- #5 in National Institutes of Health funding
- $99 million in cancer research funding
- $30 million in funding from the National Cancer Institute
- 127 National Cancer Institute funded projects
- 11 members of the National Academy of Sciences
- 13 members of the Institute of Medicine
- 10 Howard Hughes Medical Investigators
- 700 cancer research publications (2011)
- 11 academic departments ranked in the top 10 in their respective specialties
Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven
- The only comprehensive cancer facility in the Northeast, bringing together both inpatient and outpatient care in one hospital.
- Connecticut’s largest provider of cancer care – treating over 25% of the 20,000 patients diagnosed annually in the state
- 12 multidisciplinary cancer programs, 250 oncology nurses
- 168 inpatient beds, 12 operating rooms, 100 infusion chairs
- 350-400 oncology nurses on staff
- 183 clinical trials providing the most advanced cancer therapies
- Specialty services – survivorship care, social work, prevention education, smoking cessation, oncodermatology service, cardiotoxicity service, support groups, cancer boutique, and exercise & nutrition support, and such complementary services as therapeutic massage, relaxation imagery, Reiki touch, yoga, pet visitation, and art expression.
- 8 Care Centers throughout the state in Waterbury, Derby, Orange, New Haven, North Haven, Torrington, Sharon, and Guilford.