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A new study finds many breast cancer patients don't know the characteristics of their own disease, such as cancer stage and tumor grade.
In the spirit of the illuminating TED Talks, our Joint Visiting Committee recently heard dynamic SIDTALKS — Science, Innovation, and Discovery — from five of Dana-Farber’s leading researchers, as they reported from the groundbreaking frontiers of their respective fields. View the talks.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is expanding its research footprint by moving into five floors at Longwood Center (360 Longwood Avenue), beginning later this month.
A new study by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators demonstrates that vitamin D can protect some people with colorectal cancer by perking up the immune system's vigilance against tumor cells.
Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated actress Uzo Aduba will run the 119th Boston Marathon® on Monday, April 20 as a member of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team to support cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Rachel Freedman led a study, published in CANCER, that found many women
with breast cancer may lack knowledge regarding their illness.
Dr. Ann LaCasce discussed how meditation has helped her do a better job of meeting her patients’ needs through an app called Headspace.
Dr. Ann Partridge spoke on WRVO's health and wellness show "Take Care" about the lifestyle changes women can make to help reduce their risk of breast cancer.
Dr. Philip Kantoff commented on prostate cancer screening and treatment
Dana-Farber plans to expand precision medicine research by moving some staff into the new Longwood Center. Several research programs will now be under one roof.
Uzo Aduba, most well-known for playing Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren on the Netflix show, “Orange Is The New Black,” will run in the 2015 Boston Marathon as part of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team.
Dr. Shuji Ogino led a study demonstrating vitamin D can protect some people with colorectal cancer by perking up the immune system's fight against tumor cells
Tai Chi for Optimal Health
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Smith Room, 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Smith Room 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Fine tune your mind/body skills and create balance among them. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
Melanoma Support Group(3)
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Smith Building, Room 330
This group offers you an opportunity to develop a peer network of shared understanding and support in a setting where you can discuss:
-Thoughts, concerns, experiences-Communicating w/ loved ones-Coping Strategies
Pre-registration is required:To register or for more info: Contact Nancy Bailey at 617-632-3599Facilitator: Nancy Bailey, RNThe Melanoma Caregiver Group meets at the same time atBeth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterCall Frank McCaffrey 617 667-3525 for information.Parking validated in Dana-Farber Yawkey Garage
Patient referral information, clinical resources and more.
For adults:877-442-3324For children:888-733-4662Or complete the online form.
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