Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital has been ranked among the best children’s hospitals in the nation for cancer in the 2019 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. The results were published online today by U.S. News & World Report. The cancer specialty ranking rose up in the ratings over last year to #42.
U.S. News & World Report compiles the Best Children's Hospitals edition every year to help families with complex and rare conditions find the best medical care for their children. This year’s edition again highlights the top 50 centers in each of these 10 pediatric specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology & gastrointestinal surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology & neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery and urology.
“Our ranking continues to show our strong commitment to providing exceptional care to our pediatric cancer patients and families,” said Charles S. Fuchs, MD, MPH. "We are very proud of this ranking and credit our doctors, nurses, and support staff who provide world class cancer care for our patients."
The Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Program at Smilow Cancer Hospital provides infants, children and young adults with cancer and blood disorders the best opportunity for accurate diagnosis and the most effective treatment available.