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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 47 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
• #13 in National Institutes of Health funding (YSM)
• #14 in National Cancer Institute funding
• $99 million in cancer research funding
• $31 million in funding from the National Cancer Institute
• 96 National Cancer Institute funded projects
• 16 members of the National Academy of Sciences
• 16 members of the National Academy of Medicine
• 11 Howard Hughes Medical Investigators
• 5414 cancer research publications; 1269 in high impact journals (July 2012-July 2020)

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 48% 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

Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Westerly (Rhode Island)
25 Wells Street, 2nd Floor
Westerly, RI 02891 • 401-656-4950

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