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In its first clinical trial, a breakthrough antibody therapy produced at least partial remissions in a third of patients with multiple myeloma who had exhausted multiple prior treatments, investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute report.
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.
Tari King, MD, has been named Chief of Breast Surgery at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center where she will oversee breast surgery and continue to build DF/BWCC's integrated clinical model for treating breast cancer.
Regular consumption of caffeinated coffee may help prevent the return of colon cancer
after treatment and improve the chances of a cure, according to a new, large
study from researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has recognized four Dana-Farber Community Cancer Care sites in Massachusetts for quality of their patient care services.
Dr. Tracy Balboni wrote an editorial for a study that found doctors and other health care providers discussed religion or spirituality in less than 20 percent of family meetings in the intensive care unit.
Dr. Harold Burstein provided insight to dispel some of the myths about what causes breast cancer.
Dr. Paul Richardson led a study that found an experimental
immune-boosting drug shows promise in fighting the blood cancer multiple
Dr. Elizabeth Buchbinder discussed former president Jimmy Carter’s announcement that he has been diagnosed with melanoma and the latest treatment options available.
Dr. Matthew Davids commented on Boston Red Sox manager
John Farrell’s announcement of being diagnosed with lymphoma.
Dr. Charles Fuchs commented on former president Jimmy Carter’s announcement that he has cancer.
Research by Dr. Christopher Recklitis reported cancer survivors showing few signs of depression are still at significant risk for suicide.
Zakim Center Drum Circle
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Smith Building, Room 330
Explore, express, and experience the empowering effects of drum circles with music therapist Heather Smist as your guide. We'll learn how drumming can reduce stress and increase self-awareness, then practice it ourselves. Drums provided. No experience necessary. Call 617-632-3322 or email Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu to register. Open to patients, family members and staff.
Thriving with Yoga - Londonderry
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Londonderry
Presented in cooperation with YogaCaps, Inc. Open to those with a current or past cancer diagnosis. Beginners or people experienced in yoga are welcome. Caregivers may also attend.
Please call 603-670-0302 to register and for other days, times, and/or locations.
Circle of Life (Círculo de Vida)
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Smith Building, Room 335
Circle of Life (Círculo de Vida)
Patient referral information, clinical resources and more.
For adults:877-442-3324Quick access: Appointments as soon as the next day for new adult patientsFor children:888-733-4662
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