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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

#25

UPMC-​University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Pittsburgh, PA

61.2 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.3%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

4,122 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#22

New York-​Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell

New York, NY

62.7 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.2%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

4,015 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

Florida Hospital

Orlando, FL

50.7 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

3,701 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.1

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#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: √

#21

Barnes-​Jewish Hospital/​Washington University

St. Louis, MO

62.8 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 5.6%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

3,436 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#20

Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital

Columbus, OH

62.9 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 6.7%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

3,355 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: √

North Shore University Hospital

Manhasset, NY

44.0 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.0%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

3,014 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

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