Top 100 healthcare institutions in cancer research

The table shows the top 100 healthcare institutions ranked by their article share (Share) in cancer research from January 2015 to August 2019. Also listed are each institution's number of cancer articles (Count) from January 2015 to August 2019, and percentage of internationally collaborative articles in cancer research (International articles %) over the period.

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RankInstitutionCountry / RegionShare
Jan 2015-
Aug 2019
Jan 2015-
Aug 2019
articles (%)
1The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterUnited States of America (USA)298.9584566.2%
2Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)United States of America (USA)246.1766856.6%
3Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI)United States of America (USA)153.3376160.8%
4The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern Medical Center)United States of America (USA)146.0433246.1%
5Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)United States of America (USA)129.5650955.2%
6Michigan Medicine, U-MUnited States of America (USA)114.3833349.2%
7Duke University Health SystemUnited States of America (USA)92.5825651.6%
8UC San Diego Health SciencesUnited States of America (USA)89.2633559.4%
9Mayo ClinicUnited States of America (USA)87.5829865.1%
10Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH)United States of America (USA)84.2451564.1%
11Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC), CUUnited States of America (USA)81.4726162.5%
12Scientific Institute for Research, Hospitalization and Healthcare (IRCCS)Italy80.2935486.2%
13St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (St. Jude)United States of America (USA)76.0219861.1%
14UCLA HealthUnited States of America (USA)73.6728160.9%
15NYU Langone Medical Center (NYULMC)United States of America (USA)73.1927257.0%
16Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC)United States of America (USA)72.2823656.4%
17University Health Network (UHN), U of TCanada63.3427777.6%
18Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS)United States of America (USA)57.1621761.3%
19UCSF HealthUnited States of America (USA)55.4727860.8%
20Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM), JHUUnited States of America (USA)53.0724353.9%
21Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI)Netherlands52.5516476.8%
22Cleveland ClinicUnited States of America (USA)48.4015359.5%
23City of HopeUnited States of America (USA)48.0916264.8%
24UW MedicineUnited States of America (USA)47.4221755.8%
25Boston Children's Hospital (BCH)United States of America (USA)42.5626960.6%
26Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)United States of America (USA)40.4121061.0%
27H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research InstituteUnited States of America (USA)40.2014459.7%
28Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO)Spain37.5311985.7%
29Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM)United States of America (USA)36.4211955.5%
30Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center (SYSUCC), SYSUChina35.1712258.2%
31Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC)United States of America (USA)34.6515056.0%
32UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer CenterUnited States of America (USA)34.0918255.5%
33Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC)United States of America (USA)31.139865.3%
34Health Sciences Center (HSC), UtahUnited States of America (USA)30.5712060.0%
35University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)United States of America (USA)27.776666.7%
36Renji Hospital, SJTUChina27.3011654.3%
37John T. Milliken Department of Medicine, WUSTLUnited States of America (USA)27.2410430.8%
38Abramson Cancer Center, PennUnited States of America (USA)25.9613746.7%
39Stanford Department of MedicineUnited States of America (USA)25.6513556.3%
40Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC)Netherlands25.1412188.4%
41Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)Canada24.7113085.4%
42Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI)United States of America (USA)24.427754.5%
43The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), U of TCanada23.9911683.6%
44The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio)United States of America (USA)23.497964.6%
45College of Medicine, MUSCUnited States of America (USA)22.887748.1%
46Houston MethodistUnited States of America (USA)22.319067.8%
47National Cancer Center (NCC)Japan20.948347.0%
48Erasmus University Medical Center (Erasmus MC)Netherlands20.8412986.8%
49University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)United States of America (USA)20.6711361.1%
50Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (Peter Mac)Australia20.5711383.2%
51The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)United States of America (USA)20.4511069.1%
52Heidelberg University Hospital, Uni HeidelbergGermany19.6517484.5%
53Fox Chase Cancer Center (FCCC), Temple UniversityUnited States of America (USA)19.177262.5%
54Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Cedars-Sinai)United States of America (USA)18.978076.3%
55TUM University Hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar (MRI)Germany18.9711383.2%
56Academic Medical Center (AMC), UvANetherlands18.608783.9%
57University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC)United States of America (USA)18.547157.7%
58Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)United States of America (USA)18.2610859.3%
59University Medical Center Utrecht (UMC Utrecht)Netherlands18.2011182.9%
60Stanford Department of PathologyUnited States of America (USA)16.8911647.4%
61Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center (FUSCC)China16.779235.9%
62UC Davis HealthUnited States of America (USA)16.666368.3%
63University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), RUGNetherlands16.237287.5%
64Charité - University Medicine BerlinGermany16.0813080.8%
65Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine, Cornell UniversityUnited States of America (USA)15.8011752.1%
66School of Medicine, WSUUnited States of America (USA)15.395459.3%
67Health Sciences Center (HSC), UofLUnited States of America (USA)15.083652.8%
68Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital, SYSUChina15.064141.5%
69University Hospital Zurich (UHZ)Switzerland14.839889.8%
70Singapore Health Services Pte. Ltd. (SingHealth)Singapore14.777772.7%
71University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), URUnited States of America (USA)14.664940.8%
72University Medical Center Mainz, JGUGermany14.646773.1%
73UCSF Department of Medicine (DOM)United States of America (USA)14.4910356.3%
74Penn MedicineUnited States of America (USA)14.459746.4%
75Yonsei University Health System (YUHS)South Korea14.125561.8%
76The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory UniversityUnited States of America (USA)13.615556.4%
77University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV), UNILSwitzerland13.446785.1%
78OU Health Sciences Center (OUHSC)United States of America (USA)13.344050.0%
79Samsung Medical Center (SMC)South Korea13.105082.0%
80Department of Medicine, UChicagoUnited States of America (USA)13.046160.7%
81Cancer Institute and Hospital, CAMS & PUMCChina13.015354.7%
82Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, TMUChina12.795766.7%
83Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP)France12.6416180.1%
84Oslo University Hospital (OUS)Norway12.6210390.3%
85Department of Medicine, NUUnited States of America (USA)12.535349.1%
86VCU Medical CenterUnited States of America (USA)12.502821.4%
87University Medical Center FreiburgGermany12.387884.6%
88University Hospital of Erlangen, FAUGermany12.366379.4%
89Georgia Cancer Center, Augusta UniversityUnited States of America (USA)12.273345.5%
90Ruijin Hospital, SJTUChina12.275360.4%
91Sinai Health System, U of TCanada12.2110292.2%
92Radboud University Medical Centre (Radboudumc), RUNetherlands12.058193.8%
93Hannover Medical School (MHH)Germany11.848591.8%
94McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)Canada11.769077.8%
95University Hospital of Munich (KUM), LMUGermany11.699088.9%
96Masonic Cancer Center, UMNUnited States of America (USA)11.646650.0%
97Beijing Cancer Hospital / School of Oncology, PKUChina11.455745.6%
98University of Florida Health (UF Health)United States of America (USA)11.295080.0%
99Wuhan Union Hospital, HUSTChina11.194261.9%
100University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), UHHGermany11.128789.7%