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  • Hospital TypeCancer
  • Hospital SizeSmall metro
  • Nurse Magnet Status ?
  • Trauma Center ?
  • Neonatology ICU?
  • Pediatric ICU?

Overview

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Mass. is nationally ranked in 1 adult specialty and 1 pediatric specialty and rated high performing in 2 adult procedures and conditions. It is a cancer facility.

Rankings and Recognitions

To help patients decide where to receive care, U.S. News evaluates data on nearly 5,000 hospitals in 16 adult specialties, 9 adult procedures and conditions and 10 pediatric specialties. To be nationally ranked in a specialty, a hospital must excel in caring for the sickest, most medically complex patients. The ratings in procedures and conditions, by contrast, focus on typical Medicare patients. Hospitals that do well in multiple areas of adult care may be ranked in their state and metropolitan area. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is ranked nationally in 1 adult specialty and 1 children's specialty . It also achieved the highest rating possible in 2 procedures or conditions. Read more about how we rank best hospitals.

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This Hospital's Performance

Adult Specialties Rankings and Ratings

U.S. News evaluates each hospital in up to 16 medical specialties. In most specialties, the top 50 hospitals nationally are numerically ranked. Hospitals that nearly made the top 50 may be recognized as high performing.

Specialty National Rank Overall Score
Cancer #4 84.4/100 Scorecard

Children's Specialties Rankings

U.S. News gathers clinical data directly from children's hospitals through a detailed survey spanning 10 pediatric specialties.

Specialty National Rank Overall Score
Pediatric Cancer #2 99.9/100 Scorecard

Adult Procedures / Conditions Ratings

U.S. News evaluates hospitals in certain procedures and conditions and assigns each hospital a rating of high performing, average or below average in each procedure or condition. Eligibility to be rated is based on the number of patients treated during the evaluation period. U.S. News includes Brigham and Women's Hospital in evaluating the performance of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Procedure/Condition Rating
Colon Cancer Surgery High performing Scorecard
Lung Cancer Surgery High performing Scorecard

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Dana-Farber's modern facilities include a healing garden for patients and families. [© Photo by Sam Ogden]

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute [© Sam Ogden]

Dana-Farber's modern facilities include a healing garden for patients and families. [© Photo by Sam Ogden]

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute [© Sam Ogden]

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Hospital Details

Boston, MA Explore Map

Quick Stats

  • Hospital TypeCancer
  • Hospital SizeSmall metro
  • Nurse Magnet Status ?
  • Trauma Center ?
  • Neonatology ICU?
  • Pediatric ICU?