Yale Cancer Center’s mission is to deliver the highest quality patient-centered care, achieve breakthrough discoveries, and train future leaders in cancer science and medicine. Yale Cancer Center members are the cornerstone of that commitment.

Research Programs

Organized into seven thematically-aligned Research Programs, our roster consists of Yale faculty members and researchers who have undergone a formal application process and have been selected for their major cancer related efforts based on their track record for cancer research and publications. YCC members pledge to collaborate in order to advance the scientific goals of the Cancer Center in accordance with the guidelines for the Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) from the National Cancer Institute

Valuable Contributions to Cancer Research, Treatment, Prevention, and Education

Members of our seven Research Programs have produced game-changing research and treatment innovations that have had international impact on cancer knowledge. Our nearly 200 peer-reviewed grants* from the NCI, NIH, American Cancer Society, and other institutions means that our faculty are among the top in the country in cancer discoveries and advances. Following are just a few of those advances:

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Yale Cancer Center Employment is not the same as Membership. All members must undergo a formal application process. 

If you are unsure of your membership status, please check our Membership Directory. For questions regarding membership, contact Christina Bates at (203) 737-8375. 


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