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Matthew S. Davids, MD, MMSc

Dana-Farber at ASH 2016

December 3–6, 2016

As leaders in blood and blood cancer research, physicians and scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center will showcase their advances at the 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) in San Diego.

 

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carcinoid tumors

What Are Carcinoid Tumors?

November 25, 2016

Carcinoid tumors are rare, often slow-growing tumors that form from neuroendocrine cells found throughout the body. Carcinoid tumors most commonly arise in the gastrointestinal system, including the appendix, small intestine, or rectum, but may occur in other sites, including the lungs.

 

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Precision Cancer Medicine - Nikhil Wagle, MD

New Online Resource for Precision Cancer Medicine

Clinicians at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center are now armed with specialized tests to create a precise "tumor profile" for each patient's cancer. Learn about the latest thinking in precision cancer medicine from our researchers and clinicians, and explore a searchable database of clinical trials that focus on targeted therapies by disease, gene, and mutation ...