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"Discover. Care. Believe." highlights Dana-Farber breakthroughs

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has launched, a new platform to illustrate what sets Dana-Farber apart — in research discovery... in expert, compassionate care... and in our strong belief in progress for people with cancer everywhere.

What do you #DiscoverCareBelieve? 

U.S. News names Dana-Farber/Boston Children's #1 pediatric cancer program

June 09, 2015

Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center remains the nation's top pediatric cancer program, according to the 2015-16 edition of U.S. News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals.

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Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker shows his support

Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts talks about his support for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Finding better ways to fight cancer means starting with the basics
July 01, 2015

The Department of Cancer Immunology and AIDS at Dana-Farber is changing its name to the Department of Cancer Immunology and Virology.

How to grill safely this summer to reduce your cancer risk
June 19, 2015

Before you fire up the backyard grill this summer, review these tips from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute experts to help reduce your exposure to potentially cancer causing chemicals.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Lilly announce research collaboration
June 17, 2015

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Eli Lilly and Company announced a multiyear collaboration to research new medicines under development to fight cancer.

Lisa Scherber Play Lady's mission is to cheer kids with cancer (Lowell Sun)

July 01, 2015

Lisa Scherber, director of Patient and Family Programs at the Jimmy Fund Clinic, was featured for her work at Dana-Farber for the past 23 years.

Blood Test Might Detect Deadly Pancreatic Cancer in Early Stages (NBC News)
June 25, 2015

Dr. Brian Wolpin commented on a new study that suggests a blood test may one day detect pancreatic cancer in its early stages.

You Have Prediabetes – Now What? (
June 24, 2015

Dana-Farber Nutritionist Hillary Wright, RD, commented on the most effective way to normalize blood sugar for pre-diabetics.

Meet the 'matchless' woman on a desperate search for a marrow donor (
June 22, 2015

Dr. Jacob Laubach discussed his patient's diagnosis of both multiple myeloma and primary amyloidosis and the difficulty in finding a bone marrow donor.

Hospitals to launch web portal to build alliances with industry (Boston Globe)
June 17, 2015

Dana-Farber is among 16 of the state’s world-leading academic hospitals that will participate in the launch of a new web portal that will connect with life science companies around the world.

Exceptional responders to cancer drugs draw scrutiny from scientists (Washington Post)
June 15, 2015

Dr. Nikhil Wagle and Dr. Jochen Lorch are featured in a story about "exceptional responders" or patients who have a surprising, dramatic response to a drug.

5 Cancer Myths You Should Stop Believing Right Now (WomensHealth)
June 10, 2015

Dr. Robert Haddad provided insight to dispel the myth that cancer cannot spread from person to person.

Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(2)

July 07, 2015

South End Community Health Center

Dana-Farber’s Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974. Visit us on the Web at Dana-Farber’s Mammography Van is managed by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Mobile Health program and possesses a valid license and certificate of inspection issued by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. 


Blood Drive(6)

July 07, 2015

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Brigham and Women's Hospital - 221 Longwood

Location: Brigham and Women's Hospital, 221 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115


Thank you for helping the many Dana-Farber and Brigham and Women's patients who depend upon life-saving transfusions. When you donate blood or platelets at the Kraft Family Blood Donor Center at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital, or give blood on board the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women's Hospital Blood Mobile, you are making a life-saving difference for patients in need — right here in our community. All of the blood and platelets collected at the Kraft Center and on the Blood Mobile benefit patients at Dana-Farber and Brigham and Women's Hospital. 

Please contact Blood Drive Team for appointment information, questions or concerns.



Silk Hoop Painting

July 07, 2015

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Creative Arts Studio (inside Blum Resource Center, Yawkey 1)

Come visit the Creative Arts Studio and explore how creative arts can support pain and stress management to help you feel better.

Open studio hours are Monday - Friday, 10 am - 4 pm.

Workshops are scheduled every Tuesday from 12 - 2 pm.


Join us this week to discover Silk Hoop Painting. All levels are welcome, and materials are free of charge. 

For more information, or to register for workshops, contact the Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies at 617-632-3322 or at


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