ctc-lab-researcherAt the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, our commitment to eradicating cancer is fueled by scientific investigation as part of the largest hospital-based research program in the United States. We are consistently ranked among the top cancer centers in the US by US News & World Report, and our Center for Cancer Research serves as our engine of discovery.ctc-lab

Our researchers at the Center for Cancer Research are dedicated to understanding cancer at the molecular, cellular, tissue, and whole organism levels and work closely with our renowned clinicians to apply that knowledge as quickly as possible to advance the treatment and prevention of cancer for our patients.

We have over 40 independent investigators using cutting-edge tools in many fields, including genetics, genomics, cancer immunology, protein chemistry, engineering, advanced microscopy, and other fields.

See examples of key scientific discoveries made by our investigators that have substantially changed the way clinicians understand and treat cancer.