National leaders in cancer care and research, where it matters most

At Dartmouth Cancer Center, our oncologists, nurses, and caregivers break boundaries and push medicine to new heights to help you overcome the obstacles. All from right here, close to home.

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You can do more of what you love again with nationally recognized cancer care.

One of the best options in New England

Using the high-precision TrueBeam® radiotherapy system, radiation therapists assist a patient.
Using the high-precision TrueBeam® radiotherapy system, radiation therapists assist a patient.

Dartmouth Cancer Center is one of only three NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in New England. We’re among a select group with the most robust, innovative, clinical and laboratory cancer research programs in the country. What does that mean for you? Patients who are treated at an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center can improve their chances of survival by up to 25%.

The pinnacle of cancer care

2021 Pinnacle of Excellence Award from Press Ganey

Our team is nationally recognized for providing an extraordinary patient experience, as reported by our patients.

Given by Press Ganey, a national leader in healthcare consumer engagement, this award honors top-performing healthcare organizations who consistently maintain high levels of excellent over three years in patient experience.

Coordinated care teams

Getting treated here means you’ll be part of Dartmouth Health, an integrated, deeply connected system of providers who advocate for you as part of your overall care team. Our patient navigators guide you through your cancer diagnosis and individualized care plan. We believe in shared decision making, so you’ll collaborate with your provider every step of the way.

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Our Patients. Their Stories. Ron Routhier

An in-depth look at Ron Routhier’s aggressive prostate cancer and an out-of-the-box approach to treatment have given him years to his life that he wasn’t expecting.

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Award-winning specialists in your type of cancer

At Dartmouth Cancer Center, you’ll have access to renowned providers who’ve earned outstanding credentials in several specialties.

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Meet some members of our team

Richard J. Barth Jr., MD

Surgical Oncology

Areas of focus

  • Breast surgery
  • Liver surgery
  • Melanoma surgery


  • Lebanon

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Elizabeth M. Bengtson, MD


Areas of focus

  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Autologous stem cell transplant
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
  • Hematologic malignancies
  • Primary CNS lymphoma
  • Geisel School of Medicine profile


  • Lebanon
  • St. Johnsbury

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Gary N. Schwartz, MD

Medical Oncology

Areas of focus

  • Breast cancer


  • Lebanon

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Charles R. Thomas Jr., MD

Radiation Oncology


  • Lebanon

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The Byrne Family Cancer Research Institute drives our commitment to research

Fueled by a gift of $25 million, the Byrne Family Cancer Research Institute is contributing to global cancer research as well as saving and improving lives close to home and across the country.

Over the next decade, we will:

  • Fund bold and promising innovations in cancer treatment
  • Expand and support our best-in-class clinical trials research program
  • Fund state-of-the-art research tools and technology

How can we help you?

Comprehensive cancer programs

Learn more about our comprehensive cancer programs.