Yale Cancer Center combines a tradition of innovative cancer treatment and quality care for our patients. A National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated comprehensive cancer center for over 38 years, Yale Cancer Center is one of only 41 Centers in the nation. Comprehensive cancer centers play a vital role in the advancement of the NCI’s goal of reducing morbidity and mortality from cancer through scientific research, cancer prevention, and innovative cancer treatment.
The physicians, nurses, scientists, and staff at Yale Cancer Center are leaders in cancer research and care. Cancer treatment for patients is available at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven through multidisciplinary teams who work together to make sure that every aspect of a patient’s treatment plan is well managed.
Yale Cancer Center is a collaboration between nationally and internationally renowned scientists and physicians at Yale School of Medicine and Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven. This partnership enables the Center to provide the best approaches for prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment for cancer.