Center for Cancer Research

The Center for Cancer Research is the scientific engine driving basic and translational research at the Mass General Cancer Center.
Scanning Electron Micrograph of cancer cells (purple) and white blood cells (yellow).
Scanning Electron Micrograph of cancer cells (purple) and white blood cells (yellow).
Scanning Electron Micrograph of cancer cells (purple) and white blood cells (yellow). Image Credit: Xiocheng Jiang, PhD. Stott Laboratory.

Advancing Cancer Research

The mission of the Mass General Center for Cancer Research is to conduct fundamental basic and translational research on cancer, through a highly innovative, multi-disciplinary and collaborative environment. We are committed to teaching and training the next generation of cancer researchers, within a diverse and inclusive research community. Through scientific innovation, we strive for global impact on the treatment, early diagnosis and prevention of all forms of cancer.

Welcome to the Center for Cancer Research.

Welcome to the Center for Cancer Research

View a welcome message from Daniel Haber, MD, PhD, Director, Center for Cancer Research.

View Our Investigators

The Center for Cancer Research has a dedicated faculty of over 40 independent investigators using state-of-the-art tools in a variety of fields.

Center for Cancer Research Annual Report

View our 2019-2020 annual report.

News & Events

View research highlights, news and featured publications from the Center for Cancer Research.

Leading-edge Science Coupled with Innovative Care

Our vision is to contribute toward the eradication of cancer and lessen its burden across all communities, through scientific innovation and the rapid application of new discoveries.

Support the Center for Cancer Research

When you support the Center for Cancer Research you are enabling discoveries that will lead to effective new weapons in the battle against cancer.

#1 Research Hospital in America

Mass General is the #1 Research Hospital in America and recognized in 14 specialties assessed by U.S. News & World Report.

Education & Training at the Cancer Center

A world leader in cancer research & comprehensive cancer treatment, we are dedicated to educating the next generation of cancer specialists.

Data Analyst Position

Unique opportunity to join an interdisciplinary team bridging the Harvard Medical School, the Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. The Rheinbay Lab and Lawrence Lab at the Mass General Cancer Center seek well-qualified candidates to join a team of computational biologists working at the forefront of cancer research and treatment. We use computation as a powerful microscope to study both the fundamental biology of cancer initiation and progression, as well the diagnosis and treatment of cancer patients in the hospital setting. Learn more on the Rheinbay Lab and Lawrence Lab pages.

Postdoc Fellow Positions

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Center for Cancer Research

The Center for Cancer Research's faculty collaborate with Mass General's leading oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, pathologists and other health care professionals to advance the frontiers of cancer medicine.