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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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Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker shows his support

Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts talks about his support for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.


Finding better ways to fight cancer means starting with the basics
July 01, 2015

The Department of Cancer Immunology and AIDS at Dana-Farber is changing its name to the Department of Cancer Immunology and Virology.

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.

Lisa Scherber Play Lady's mission is to cheer kids with cancer (Lowell Sun)

July 01, 2015

Lisa Scherber, director of Patient and Family Programs at the Jimmy Fund Clinic, was featured for her work at Dana-Farber for the past 23 years.

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.

Sunrise Qigong - CLASS CANCELLED(2)

July 03, 2015

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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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Tai Chi for Optimal Health with Ramel Rones - CLASS CANCELLED(2)

July 03, 2015

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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

An Internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Family, friends and staff are welcome. For more information or to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
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Zakim Center Drum Circle - CLASS CANCELLED

July 06, 2015

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

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.

 

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