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 40 years, Yale Cancer Center is one of only 45 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.
Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital aim to prevent and cure cancer through groundbreaking research, scientific discovery, and compassionate patient care. The collaboration of over 450 scientists and physicians focused on cancer research at Yale Cancer Center provides a strong foundation for breakthroughs in cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. Yale Cancer Center seeks to capitalize on the scientific strengths of Yale University to benefit cancer patients throughout the world, while providing the very best in clinical cancer care to our patients at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven.