Patient and Cancer Information

Yale Cancer Center is one of only 41 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.

Research and Education

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 the Yale School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital to advance cancer research, prevention, and patient care, as well as community outreach and education.