A hospital's overall Cancer score is based on various data categories, including volume of high-risk patients, nurse staffing and patient survival. The 50 top-scoring hospitals are nationally ranked. See the full U.S. News national rankings in Cancer or hospital ratings in lung cancer surgery and colon cancer surgery.
Higher numbers suggest better survival odds, fewer complications and more patients treated.
Relative volume of high-risk patients treated for cancer-related disorders over three years. Higher volume is associated with better outcomes.
Very High score of 2463 discharges
Care of challenging patients demands hands-on attention and highly specialized expertise.
Such as programs for hospice, pain management and palliative care.
Excellent score of 8/8
Endorsements by respected national organizations demonstrate high standards.
% of cancer specialists responding to surveys in 2015, 2016 and 2017 who named hospital as among best for very challenging patients.
Average score of 1.8%
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