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A new laboratory test predicts which of several cancer drugs will work best against a patient's tumor, and could become a powerful precision medicine tool for individualizing cancer therapy.
New patients with cancer can now make an appointment to see an oncologist as soon as the following day at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center.
Dana-Farber experts share five things you should know about precision medicine.
A study by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists indicates that the pool of patients who can benefit from the drug olaparib is potentially much wider — and offers a ready means of identifying them.
Dr. Lawrence Shulman wrote about his work in Rwanda and providing access to life-saving advances in cancer treatment through the collaborations of the Rwandan Ministry of Health, Partners in Health, and Dana-Farber.
Dr. Anthony Letai led a study showing a new technique that can predict which specific drug will be most effective in treating various types of cancer tumors.
Dr. Paul Richardson commented on the US Food and Drug Administration’s decision to expand the existing indication for lenalidomide (Revlimid) in combination with dexamethasone to include patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma.
Dana-Farber physicians including Dr. Barrett Rollins and Dr. Kenneth C. Anderson talked about the next generation of cancer-fighting drugs at the 14th annual Breakfast with the Doctors in Palm Beach.
Dr. Steven Treon discussed the game-changing discoveries in Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia that led to the approval of ibrutinib for treatment of the disease
Drs. Joanne Wolfe, Janet Abrahm, and Susan Block, members of the Pediatric Advanced Care Team - or PACT - at Dana Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, commented on the challenges of pediatric palliative care.
Dr. Joanne Wolfe, director of the Pediatric Advanced Care Team, or PACT, at Dana Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, commented on the challenges of pediatric palliative care.
Lymphoma Support Group
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Smith Building, Room 335
Please join us in a monthly support group for people diagnosed with lymphoma and their caregivers. This is an opportunity to meet others, share experiences, comfort, and support.
Facilitator: Kelly Drummond, MSW, LCSW
Registration required: Please contact Kelly Drummond at 617-632-5963 or firstname.lastname@example.orgPlease note: a minimum of 5 participants per session are needed for this group to meetParking validated in the DFCI Yawkey Garage*Call-in options are available if you cannot attend in-person
Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Support Group(3)
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Please join us for a monthly support group for people with GI cancers. This is an opportunity for you to:• Connect with others with a similar diagnosis• Share information and resources• Gain tools to help you manage the emotional impact of diagnosis and treatmentFacilitated by : Jane Bausch, LICSW
and Kalen Fletcher, Social Work InternRegistration is required.Contact : Kalen Fletcher at 617-582-8385
* Free parking is provided in the Dana-Farber Yawkey Garage
Look Good Feel Better - Londonderry
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Suite B, Londonderry
An American Cancer Society program for women. Come have fun while you learn beauty tips to help you look and feel better while undergoing cancer treatment.
Please call 603-552-9134 to register as space may be limited.
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For adults:877-442-3324Quick access: Appointments as soon as the next day for new adult patientsFor children:888-733-4662Or complete the online form.
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