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What Are the Top 5 Cancer Research Hospitals in the USA?

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Hospital are nationally-ranked as the top five best hospitals for cancer treatment as of 2014, according to U.S. News & World Report. These hospitals also conduct cancer research.

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What Are the Top 5 Cancer Research Hospitals in the USA?
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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is a teaching hospital with 469 beds for cancer patients. It is nationally-ranked as the number one hospital for cancer, according to U.S. News & World Report. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is also a teaching hospital that has ongoing and completed clinical research conducted by over 1,100 faculty members of the institution.

The Mayo Clinic is nationally-ranked as the third best hospital for cancer, states U.S. News & World Report, and its three cancer research centers are composed of renowned physicians and scientists who work together across the field of cancer research. The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an affiliate of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. They are collectively known as the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, and they are nationally ranked as the fourth-best hospital for cancer. Johns Hopkins Hospital is nationally-ranked as the fifth best hospital for cancer, and it conducts research and clinical trials through the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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