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Fifty-four physicians and surgeons affiliated with Dana-Farber have been named to Boston magazine's annual "Top Doctors" guide.
Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center has launched a new communications campaign that showcases our specialized expertise, personalized medicine, innovation and robust cancer care network — qualities that set DF/BWCC apart from other cancer centers.
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Dana-Farber researchers identify a specific mutation that switches on Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia in one-third of patients, and a drug that targets the mutation — which could lead to better treatments for those patients.
Some babies diagnosed with and treated for a bone marrow failure disorder, called Diamond Blackfan Anemia, may actually be affected by a very rare anemia syndrome that has a different disease course and treatment, say scientists from Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.
Dana-Farber/Boston Children's researchers reported promising outcomes data for the first group of boys with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome (SCID-X1), a fatal genetic immunodeficiency also known as "bubble boy" disease, who were treated in an international clinical study of a new form of gene therapy.
Many aspiring runners have applied to run for the 2014 Boston Marathon's 138 official charities, including Dana-Farber, but not all have been able to secure a spot.
Former Patriots player and Dana-Farber patient Joe Andruzzi shares his perspective on why it is important to be appreciative on Thanksgiving.
Candace Lowe, administrative director of the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber, says The Caps for Kids project luckily found it's way to the Institute.
Dr. Deborah Schrag is helping to bring awareness to the rising cost of cancer drugs and treatment.
Living with Cancer Support Group(8)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
DF-NHOH 40 Buttrick Road Londonderry, NH
A support group for people living with cancer, including families and caregivers. Come talk with others who are faced with the same challenges. Please feel free to attend any or all of these sessions. Joyce Austin, MSW, LICSW,Jo-Ann Sullivan, RN, OCN, Elliot Radiation Program
Look Good ...Feel Better(6)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
DFCI-BW Cancer Center at Milford Regional Medical Center
An American Cancer Society (ACS) program for women. Come have fun while you learn beauty tips to help you look and feel better while undergoing cancer treatment.Provided by ACS volunteer beauticians. Program is held in the first floor conference room.Call Christine Mort to register 508-488-3703
Coping with Cancer Support Group
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
A support group for men and women of all ages living with cancer. Discuss ways to cope with fear and anxiety and share hope and meaning with others facing similar challenges. Ann Sullivan, LICSW and Adonica Racicot RN. Call Ann Sullivan for more information 508-488-3783 Registration not required. Family members are welcome.
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