U.S. News Best Hospitals

Top-Ranked Hospitals for Cancer

You can find information here about 900 hospitals in Cancer. All treat significant numbers of difficult patients – a hospital is listed only if it treated at least 249 such inpatients in 2010, 2011 and 2012. The 50 top-scoring hospitals are ranked. The rest are listed alphabetically.

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#1

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

New York, NY

100.0 / 100

Very strong

100

Score: 64.7%

Very strong: 50.0% and above

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

Highest

100

4,749 discharges

Highest: 850 or above

High

75

Score: 1.9

High: 1.7-​1.9

#2

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

99.9 / 100

Very strong

100

Score: 67.5%

Very strong: 50.0% and above

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

6,288 discharges

Highest: 850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest: 2.0 or above

#3

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

93.4 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 29.9%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

Highest

100

3,614 discharges

Highest: 850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.2

Highest: 2.0 or above

#4

Dana-​Farber/​Brigham and Women's Cancer Center

Boston, MA

84.6 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 36.1%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected: 7 or 8

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

3,350 discharges

Highest: 850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest: 2.0 or above

#5

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Baltimore, MD

81.2 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 28.2%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited: 1 out of 5

Highest

100

1,759 discharges

Highest: 850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest: 2.0 or above

#6

University of Washington Medical Center

Seattle, WA

77.2 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 13.2%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 3

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

1,218 discharges

Highest: 850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest: 2.0 or above

#7

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

75.4 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 14.3%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

2,499 discharges

Highest: 850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.3

Highest: 2.0 or above

#8

UCSF Medical Center

San Francisco, CA

75.0 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 10.1%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

Highest

100

1,653 discharges

Highest: 850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.6

Highest: 2.0 or above

#9

UCLA Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

74.7 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 9.8%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

1,822 discharges

Highest: 850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.0

Highest: 2.0 or above

#10

Stanford Hospital and Clinics

Stanford, CA

71.5 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 11.4%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

1,441 discharges

Highest: 850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.6

Highest: 2.0 or above

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