Each year, the U.S. News & World Report releases its annual list of the top hospitals in the United States.
Those that topped the U.S. News & World Report as the best cancer hospitals in the U.S., each has met the standard of care required by the National Cancer Institute to receive the official “Comprehensive Cancer Center” designation. Today, there are only 69 hospitals to have received such status.
Here are the top 10 cancer hospitals you should know about:
Memorial Sloan Kettering is a non-profit hospital located in New York City. It was founded in 1884 as the New York Cancer Hospital by a group of philanthropists and businessmen including John Jacob Astor.
The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is based on three campuses—in Phoenix, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, and Rochester, Minnesota—and offers comprehensive oncological treatment to people from around the world.
The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) was established in 1998 as an alliance between the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC), the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Seattle Children’s Hospital.
The Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center in Cleveland, Ohio boasts more than 450 doctors, researchers, nurses, and technicians delivering cancer-specific care to thousands of patients each year.