- 1 Is Dana-Farber part of Partners HealthCare?
- 2 Does Dana-Farber only treat cancer?
- 3 Why do people go to Dana-Farber?
- 4 Do you need a referral for Dana-Farber?
- 5 Does Mass General own Dana-Farber?
- 6 Is Dana-Farber a teaching hospital?
- 7 Is Dana-Farber good?
- 8 How do doctors know you have cancer?
- 9 How do I get an appointment with Dana-Farber?
- 10 How do I get a second opinion at Sloan Kettering?
Is Dana-Farber part of Partners HealthCare?
In 1996, Dana-Farber and the founding members of the Partners HealthCare system (i.e., Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital) consolidated their clinical research as Dana-Farber/Partners Cancer Care. Members of the Collaborative are eligible to open Dana-Farber clinical trials locally.
Does Dana-Farber only treat cancer?
We focus exclusively on cancer and related diseases We partner with two of the world’s highest-ranked hospitals – Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital – to provide complete and integrated care for our adult patients and pediatric patients.
Why do people go to Dana-Farber?
Since its founding in 1947, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts has been committed to providing adults and children with cancer with the best treatment available today while developing tomorrow’s cures through cutting-edge research.
Do you need a referral for Dana-Farber?
We offer next day appointments for newly-diagnosed adult patients. To refer an adult patient, call 877-441-3324. To refer a patient online, complete the referral form.
Does Mass General own Dana-Farber?
In 1996, three international leaders in cancer and research – Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute – combined their adult oncology resources to form Dana – Farber/Partners CancerCare (DF/PCC).
Is Dana-Farber a teaching hospital?
Care and Treatment U.S. News and World Report consistently ranks Dana-Farber as the #1 cancer hospital in New England, and among the best in the nation. As a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital, we recruit some of the world’s best and brightest physicians and researchers.
Is Dana-Farber good?
Dana Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center has been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2020-21 by U.S. News & World Report. For the 20th straight year, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center is ranked as the best hospital for cancer care in New England and is ranked #6 in the nation this year.
How do doctors know you have cancer?
The doctor may start by asking about your personal and family medical history and do a physical exam. The doctor also may order lab tests, imaging tests (scans), or other tests or procedures. You may also need a biopsy, which is often the only way to tell for sure if you have cancer.
How do I get an appointment with Dana-Farber?
Fill out the form below or call us:
- Adults: 877-442-3324.
- Pediatric: 888-733-4662.
How do I get a second opinion at Sloan Kettering?
Email us at [email protected] Call 212-639-4900, Mon–Fri, 9:00am–5:00pm, ET. Or use AT&T Direct Access by dialing the access number for the country you are calling from, then dialing 888-675-7722. If you need a translator, we will locate one while you are on the line.