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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is expanding its research footprint by moving into five floors at Longwood Center (360 Longwood Avenue), beginning later this month.
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.
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.
According to a new study led by Dana-Farber researchers, patients with metastatic colorectal cancer who had high levels of vitamin D in their bloodstream prior to treatment with chemotherapy and targeted drugs, survived longer, on average, than patients with lower levels of the vitamin.
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
Dana-Farber’s Health Library entry on infused water was included in a story about how to drink more water and stay hydrated.
Dr. Mehra Golshan commented on improvements in breast reconstruction following mastectomy.
Brain Tumor Support Group
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Smith Building, Room 335
Support for brain tumor patients and their caregivers facilitated by Debra LaFrankie, RN, OCN and Nancy Tharler, LICSW.
Registration is required. Please call Nancy Tharler to register at 617-632-3634.
For more information on adult patient/family support groups & programs or to connect with a social worker at Dana-Farber/Brigham & Women’s Cancer Center call: (617) 632-3301 or visit www.dfci.org/supportgroups
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.
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(69)
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.
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