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Fact Sheet

Yale Cancer Center delivers the highest quality patient-centered care, achieves breakthrough discoveries, and trains the future leaders in cancer science and medicine. 

Research Excellence at Yale Cancer Center

•    Celebrating 45 years as Connecticut’s only comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute
•    More than 300 cancer researchers on faculty
•    462,886 square feet of research space
•    #12 in National Institutes of Health funding (YSM)
•    #22 in National Cancer Institute funding
•    $96 million in cancer research funding
•    $26 million in funding from the National Cancer Institute
•    100 National Cancer Institute funded projects
•    17 members of the National Academy of Sciences
•    16 members of the National Academy of Medicine 
•    10 Howard Hughes Medical Investigators
•    3653 cancer research publications; 888 in high impact journals (July 2012-July 2018)

Patient Care at Smilow Cancer Hospital 

  • 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 more than 45% of the 20,000 patients diagnosed with cancer annually in the state 
  • 13 multidisciplinary cancer programs 
  • 168 inpatient beds, 12 operating rooms, 100 infusion chairs 
  • ~ 400 oncology nurses on staff 
  • 377,442 square feet of clinical space 
  • More than 300 open clinical trials providing the most advanced cancer therapies, including a state-of-the-art Phase I Clinical Trials Infusion Unit for patients on phase I trials. 
  • Specialty services  – survivorship care, social work, prevention education, tobacco treatment, integrative medicine, pain management, Onco-dermatology service, Cardio-oncology service, support groups, cancer boutique, exercise & nutrition support, and such complementary services as therapeutic massage, relaxation imagery, Reiki touch, yoga, pet visitation, and art expression.

Cancer Care, Close to Home

     • Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Derby
        350 Seymour Avenue, Suite 6
        Derby, CT 06418  • 203-734-1664

    • Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Fairfield
        111 Beach Road
        Fairfield, CT 06824 • 203-255-2766 

    • Smilow Cancer Hospital at Glastonbury
        31 Sycamore Street, Suite 202
        Glastonbury, CT 06033 • 860-714-9170 

    • Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Greenwich
        77 Lafayette Place, Suite 301
        Greenwich, CT 06830 • 203-863-3700

    • Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Guilford
        Yale New Haven Shoreline Medical Center
        111 Goose Lane, Suite 1300
        Guilford, CT 06437 • 203-453-9192

    • Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Hamden
        2080 Whitney Avenue
        Hamden, CT 06516 • 203-867-5622

    • Smilow Cancer Hospital at Saint Francis
        Saint Francis Campus
        114 Woodland Street
        Hartford, CT 06105 • 860-714-4680

    • Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at North Haven
        6 Devine Street
        North Haven, CT 06473 • 203-407-8002

    • Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Old Saybrook
        Old Saybrook Medical Center
        633 Middlesex Turnpike
        Old Saybrook, CT 06475 • 203-453-9192

    • Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Orange
        Spring Brook Common
        240 Indian River Road, Building A, Suite 1A
        Orange, CT 06477 • 203-795-1664

    • Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Torrington
        200 Kennedy Drive
        Torrington, CT 06790 • 860-482-5384

    • Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Trumbull
        Park Avenue Medical Center
        5520 Park Avenue, Garden Level
        Trumbull, CT 06611 • 203-502-8400

    • Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Waterbury
        1075 Chase Parkway, Suite B
        Waterbury, CT 06708 • 203-755-6311

    • Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Waterford
        230 Waterford Parkway South
        Waterford, CT 06385 • 860-444-3744

Yale Cancer Center is supported in part by NIH Research Grant, No. P30CA016359, from the National Cancer Institute.