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Smilow Cancer Center, Hartford Hospital

The sizes of many naming gifts are closely guarded. Yale-New Haven Health did not return calls and has never announced the size of the donation that led to the 14-story, 168-bed Smilow Cancer Hospital, which opened in 2009. Joel E. Smilow, who graduated from Yale in 1954, also endowed three coaching positions for Yale teams. Michael McAndrews | Hartford Courant