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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

Henry Ford Hospital

Detroit, MI

45.9 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.9%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

1,657 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.6

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

#15

Seidman Cancer Center at UH Case Medical

Cleveland, OH

64.5 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.2%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

1,629 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

Christiana Care Hospital

Newark, DE

43.4 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

1,626 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.1

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#31

University of Chicago Medical Center

Chicago, IL

58.6 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 5.9%

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

1,624 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.7

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

Lehigh Valley Hospital

41.9 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

1,543 discharges

Highest=850 or above

High

75

Score: 1.9

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

Baptist Medical Center

San Antonio, TX

28.7 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

1,532 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Low

5

Score: 1.2

Low=1.0-​1.2

Score: x

Beth Israel Medical Center

New York, NY

33.5 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

1,531 discharges

Highest=850 or above

Low

5

Score: 1.2

Low=1.0-​1.2

Score: x

#43

University of North Carolina Hospitals

54.4 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.1%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

1,525 discharges

Highest=850 or above

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

Norton Healthcare

Louisville, KY

31.1 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected=7-​8

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

1,523 discharges

Highest=850 or above

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

#40

Houston Methodist Hospital

Houston, TX

55.2 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.0%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

1,497 discharges

Highest=850 or above

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

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