Yale Cancer Center is one of only 49 Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the country designated by the National Cancer Institute. The significance of this designation has profound implications for those who choose Yale as the place where they will be cared for and receive treatment for their cancer.
Yale Cancer Center
Yale Cancer Center combines a tradition of innovative cancer treatment and quality care for our patients. A National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated comprehensive cancer center for over 44 years, Yale Cancer Center is one of only 49 Centers in the nation. Comprehensive cancer centers play a vital role in the advancement of the NCI’s goal of reducing morbidity and mortality from cancer through scientific research, cancer prevention, and innovative cancer treatment. Read More...
In the fight against cancer, Yale has been at the forefront of understanding the fundamental mechanisms of cancer biology and in developing effective therapies for cancer treatment. Yale Cancer Center harnesses the resources of Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital to advance cancer research, prevention, and patient care, as well as community outreach and education.