How Do You Get to the Top Ten Cancer Hospitals?


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As of September 2015, the top ten ranked cancer hospitals in the United States are all located in either the Northeast or on the West Coast, with two exceptions of the first-ranked University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, and the third-ranked Mayo Clinic, which is located in Rochester, Minnesota. These hospitals are all located in major cities and are accessible by car and plane, according to U.S. News & World Report.

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U.S News & World Report ranks The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, as the best cancer hospital in the United States. It is located at 1515 Holcombe Boulevard. The publication ranks Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, New York, as the second-best. It is located at 1275 York Avenue. Mayo Clinic, located at 200 SW First Street in Rochester, Minnesota, is third. Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, located at 75 Francis Street, Boston, Massachusetts, is fourth. Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, Washington, at 1959 NE Pacific Street is fifth.

Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, which is located at 1800 Orleans Street, is sixth on the rankings, according to U.S. News & World Report. UCLA Medical Center, located at 757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, California, is seventh. Massachusetts General Hospital at 55 Fruit Street, Boston, Massachusetts, is eighth. UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco, California, at 500 Parnassus Avenue is ninth, and Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital at 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, California, is 10th.

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