US News: The No. 1 hospital for cancer care by state

U.S. News & World Report released its 2020-21 Best Hospitals rankings for cancer care July 28.

The publication evaluated 899 hospitals that provide cancer care. Hospitals had to treat at least 197 Medicare inpatients in 2016, 2017 and 2018 in order to be eligible for this ranking. For more on the methodology, click here.

Here are the hospitals that received the highest scores for cancer care in each U.S. state and the District of Columbia, excluding Wyoming. Hospitals in Wyoming did not make the U.S. News & World Report cancer rankings.

Alabama
University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital

Alaska
Providence Alaska Medical Center (Anchorage)

Arizona
Mayo Clinic (Phoenix)

Arkansas
UAMS Medical Center (Little Rock)

California
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles)

Colorado
UCHealth University of Colorado Health (Aurora)

Connecticut
Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven

Delaware
Bayhealth Kent General Hospital (Dover)

District of Columbia
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Florida
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute (Tampa)

Georgia
Emory University Hospital (Atlanta)

Hawaii
Queen's Medical Center (Honolulu)

Idaho
St. Luke's Regional Medical Center (Boise)

Illinois
Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Chicago)

Indiana
Indiana University Health Medical Center (Indianapolis)

Iowa
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (Iowa City)

Kansas
University of Kansas Hospital (Kansas City)

Kentucky
University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital (Lexington)

Louisiana
Ochsner Medical Center (New Orleans)

Maine
Central Maine Medical Center (Lewiston)

Maryland
Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore)

Massachusetts
Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center (Boston)

Michigan
University of Michigan Hospitals-Michigan Medicine (Ann Arbor)

Minnesota
Mayo Clinic (Rochester)

Mississippi
University of Mississippi Medical Center (Jackson)

Missouri
Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital (St. Louis)

Montana
Billings Clinic

Nebraska
Nebraska Medicine-Nebraska Medical Center (Omaha)

Nevada
St. Mary's Regional Medical Center-Reno

New Hampshire
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (Lebanon)

New Jersey
Hackensack University Medical Center

New Mexico
University of New Mexico Hospitals (Albuquerque)

New York
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

North Carolina
Duke University Hospital (Durham)

North Dakota
Sanford Medical Center Fargo

Ohio
Cleveland Clinic

Oklahoma
Stephenson Cancer Center-OU Medicine (Oklahoma City)

Oregon
OHSU Hospital-Knight Cancer Institute (Portland)

Pennsylvania
UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside (Pittsburgh)

Rhode Island
Rhode Island Hospital (Providence)

South Carolina
MUSC Health-University Medical Center (Charleston)

South Dakota
Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center (Sioux Falls)

Tennessee
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville)

Texas
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston)

Utah
Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah (Salt Lake City)

Vermont
University of Vermont Medical Center (Burlington)

Virginia
University of Virginia Medical Center (Charlottesville)

Washington
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/University of Washington Medical Center

West Virginia
West Virginia University Hospitals (Morgantown)

Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin Hospitals (Madison)

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