A National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated comprehensive cancer center for over 45 years, the Yale Cancer Center plays 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 through multidisciplinary teams who work together to make sure that every aspect of a patient’s treatment plan is well managed. Smilow Cancer Hospital is accredited by the Commission on Cancer, a Quality program of the American College of Surgeons.
Yale Cancer Center excellence results from a collaboration between nationally and internationally renowned scientists and physicians at Yale School of Medicine and Smilow Cancer Hospital. This partnership enables the Center to provide the best approaches for prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment for cancer.