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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 

44 Binney Street

Boston  Massachusetts  02115  U.S.A.
Phone: 617-632-3000 Fax: n/a

The mission of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is to provide expert, compassionate care to children and adults with cancer while advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases. As an affiliate of Harvard Medical School and a Comprehensive Cancer Center designated by the National Cancer Institute, the Institute also provides training for new generations of physicians and scientists, designs programs that promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations, and disseminates innovative patient therapies and scientific discoveries to our target community across the United States and throughout the world.


Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's ultimate goal is the eradication of cancer, AIDS, and related diseases and the fear that they engender.

Core Values


Above all else, we make a difference by relieving the burden of disease now and for the future through our research, clinical care, education, outreach and advocacy.

We pursue excellence relentlessly and with integrity in all that we do, adhering always to the highest standards of conduct.

Compassion and Respect
For those in our care and for one another.

We foster the spirit of inquiry, promoting collaboration and innovation across traditional boundaries while celebrating individual creativity.

Key Statistics

Ownership: Private

Web Site: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Company News
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Drinking Coffee Daily May Boost Colon Cancer Survival, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Study 8/18/2015 6:43:06 AM
Exercise Hormone Irisin Really Does Exist In Humans, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Study 8/17/2015 6:42:40 AM
Eli Lilly (LLY) And Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Announce Research Collaboration 6/17/2015 6:21:40 AM
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute And Boston Children's Hospital Opens Phase I Trial Of Immunotherapy For Children With Relapsed Or Treatment-Resistant Leukemia 5/12/2015 7:39:40 AM
Robert Nagourney, MD, Comments On The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Re-Discovering Importance Of Human Tumor Primary Culture Analyses For Drug Discovery 3/9/2015 10:03:43 AM
How Vitamin D May Fight Colorectal Cancer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Study 1/16/2015 8:05:00 AM
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute And Astellas Pharma Inc. (ALPMY) Announce Research Collaboration 11/4/2014 7:21:32 AM
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Researchers Identify Early Sign Of Pancreatic Cancer 9/29/2014 6:45:23 AM
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Launch $10 Million Lung Cancer Collaboration 6/24/2014 7:09:02 AM