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

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has launched DiscoverCareBelieve.org, 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.

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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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Partners eCare

Dana-Farber is transitioning to a new electronic health record system to help us better serve our adult patients. This system — "Partners eCare" — will add new benefits for Dana-Farber patients; will enable better information exchange with other health care providers; and will improve the efficiency of patient care. Thank you for your patience during this transition.

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.

Massachusetts Life Sciences Center and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute announce official opening of Dana-Farber's Molecular Cancer Imaging Facility
June 08, 2015

Dana-Farber's Molecular Cancer Imaging Facility in Boston's Innovation District will use cutting edge technology for research on improving cancer diagnosis and developing precision drugs matched to individual patients.

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? (USNews.com)
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 (Today.com)
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.

U.S. News & World Report Announces the 2015 – 2016 Best Children's Hospitals (USNews.com)
June 10, 2015

Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center was ranked No. 1 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-2016 Best Children's Hospitals in the specialty of cancer.

Blood Drive(4)

June 30, 2015

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Brigham and Women's-Mass General Health Care Center

Location: Brigham and Women's/Mass General Health Care Center, 20 Patriot Place, Foxborough, MA 02035

 

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 BW/MG HCC for appointment information, questions or concerns.

 

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Tai Chi for Optimal Health

June 30, 2015

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

DA110 - Dana Bldg., 1st Floor, Room DA110

This class will focus on gentle movements and exercises. Learn and practice sitting or standing techniques, as well as slow moving meditation focusing on deep breathing and posture to help relax the mind and strengthen the body. This class is open to patients who have been newly diagnosed with cancer, are receiving treatment, or in remission. Family, friends and staff are welcome. Please call the Zakim Center to register at 617-632-3322 or email Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu. more

Sunset Qigong

June 30, 2015

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

DA110 - Dana Bldg., 1st Floor, Room DA110

In this class you will learn exercises of the mind/body through mindfulness awareness and fluid movement. These techniques will help you to relax, increase concentration, while utilizing the mind, body and spirit to help improve quality of life. This class is open to patients who have been newly diagnosed with cancer, are receiving treatment, or in remission. Family, friends and staff are welcome. Please call the Zakim Center to register at 617-632-3322 or email Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
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