Fuchs to Lead Yale Cancer Center

Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven and Yale Cancer Center (YCC) have announced that Charles S. Fuchs, MD, MPH, will become the new YCC director and physician-in-chief at Smilow effective Jan. 1, 2017.

Smilow Cancer Hospital is a 14-story, 500,000-square-foot facility that includes 168 private inpatient rooms, multidisciplinary outpatient treatment centers, 12 operating rooms, infusion suites, diagnostic imaging services, and specialized women’s and children’s services. Yale Cancer Center is a collaboration between nationally and internationally renowned scientists and physicians at Yale School of Medicine and Smilow Cancer Hospital.

An internationally recognized expert in gastrointestinal cancers and cancer epidemiology, Dr. Fuchs is currently professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and chief of the gastrointestinal oncology division and the Robert T. and Judith B. Hale Chair in Pancreatic Cancer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.