What is the #1 Cancer Center in the US?

The MD Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas in Houston is widely regarded as one of the world's leading cancer hospitals and has been awarded first place in the US. It is one of the three original comprehensive cancer centers in the United States and provides comprehensive cancer treatment to people around the world. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, located in New York City, is a nonprofit hospital founded in 1884 by a group of philanthropists and businessmen, including John Jacob Astor. The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, based on three campuses in Phoenix, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota, is one of the best-known hospitals in the world with a tradition of cutting-edge patient care and a multicenter oncology unit.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, based in Boston, has long been a leader in cancer research, education and treatment and has centers for both adults and children. The Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center in Ohio has more than 700 doctors, researchers, nurses and technicians who provide cancer-specific care to thousands of patients each year. Memorial Sloan Kettering was founded in 1884 and today is a world leader in patient care, research and education programs. This year's recognition as one of the leading hospitals for excellence in cancer treatment, research and education is due to teams across MSK making notable contributions.

The Taussig Oncology Institute is an impressive 377,000 square foot center with nearly 100 treatment rooms and an internationally acclaimed cancer research program that has made significant strides in the search for a cure. The Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center has set the precedent for cancer care in the United States for more than 20 years and is part of the largest cancer research collaborations in the country. The Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center specializes in a wide range of cancer types from leukemia to colon cancer to breast cancer and is part of an elite international network of major cancer centers. Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is ranked as one of the top 10 hospitals in the country for treating adult cancer and offers innovative treatments such as a bone marrow transplant program that was recently recognized nationally for exceeding expected survival rates.

Stanford Cancer Center has 13 different tumor specialized boards which are when multidisciplinary specialists come together to create a personalized treatment plan for each patient. The UVA Cancer Center was recently awarded Becker's Hospital Review's “100 Great Oncology Programs” list and its stem cell transplant program ranks especially high. The UC Comprehensive Cancer Center has long been a leader in cancer research with more than 200 scientists and physicians dedicated to discovering new ways to prevent, diagnose and cure this deadly disease. It is also one of the leading sites in the Clinical Trials Network which offers more than 300 different trials.