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Top-Ranked Hospitals for Cancer

More than 900 hospitals are listed in Cancer. All are experienced in treating difficult cases — a hospital is listed only if at least 251 inpatients in need of high level of expertise in this specialty were treated there in 2009, 2010 and 2011. The top 50 hospitals are ranked, based on score. The rest are listed alphabetically.

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Rank Hospital U.S. News Score Reputation with specialists Survival Success in keeping patients safe Cancer patient volume Nurse staffing Nurse Magnet recognition
#1

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

100.0 / 100

Very strong

100

Score: 67.7%

Very strong=50.0% and above

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

5,529 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#2

Memorial Sloan-​Kettering Cancer Center

New York, NY

93.0 / 100

Very strong

100

Score: 62.0%

Very strong=50.0% and above

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

4,739 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.1

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

#3

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

89.2 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 32.2%

Strong=15.0%-​49.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

3,510 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#4

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Baltimore, MD

85.2 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 33.5%

Strong=15.0%-​49.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

1,749 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#5

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

Boston, MA

82.3 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 36.5%

Strong=15.0%-​49.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

3,204 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.3

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#6

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

74.3 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 17.6%

Strong=15.0%-​49.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

2,413 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.3

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#7

UCSF Medical Center

San Francisco, CA

71.6 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 12.4%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

1,715 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.5

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#7

University of Washington Medical Center

Seattle, WA

71.6 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 14.5%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

1,155 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.1

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#9

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

69.1 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 9.9%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

2,651 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#10

Stanford Hospital and Clinics

Palo Alto, CA

68.6 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 13.1%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

1,391 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.5

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

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