Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
Mammograms can be the first line of defense in detecting breast cancer - but some women don't get one because they can't get to the doctor. Dana-Farber's Mammography Van aims to eliminate barriers by bringing this life-saving tool directly to women in their communities. To learn more about Dana Farber's community outreach efforts, click on the link below
The Breast Patient Navigator promotes timely diagnosis and treatment and aims to ensure seamless, coordinated care and services. The breast patient navigator helps patients and their families access the health care delivery system through outreach, follow-up, support, education, communication, and resources. This support begins at the point of a suspicious finding and continues throughout treatment to the resolution of the finding. Working under the joint supervision of the director of Patient and Family Programs and the director of Community Benefits, the patient navigator works with medically underserved populations and communities to improve their cancer care outcomes.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.