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This three-part documentary presented by Ken Burns, and based on the best-selling book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, covers the first documented appearances of cancer thousands of years ago, through the epic battles today to control, cure, and conquer the disease.Dana-Farber played a prominent historical role in the early days of cancer research and treatment, as described in the film. Watch a panel discussion featuring the film's director and two Dana-Farber clinician/researchers who recount some of these landmark milestones.
A new iPhone app launched by Apple today will provide physician researchers with instant data from breast cancer survivors with a goal of providing patients improved post-treatment quality of life.
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.WebsiteVideoWhat do you #DiscoverCareBelieve?
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has created a four-part, web-based oral chemotherapy animated video series to help educate patients and their families about the benefits and risks of oral chemotherapy.
Dana-Farber is one of 379 employers and employer organizations that signed on to an amicus curiae brief filed by Morgan Lewis in the United States Supreme Court in support of a single uniform law for same sex marriage.
Websites that market personalized cancer care services often overemphasize their purported benefits and downplay their limitations, and many sites offer genetic tests whose value for guiding cancer treatment has not been shown to be clinically useful, according to a new study from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Dr. Judy Garber commented on actress Angelina Jolie’s decision to have her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed to help prevent cancer.
Sharon Bober, PhD, discussed the need for more education and frank talk about how patients can have a healthy sexual life after cancer and cancer-related surgeries.
Dr. Sidney Farber – as featured in the PBS film “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” – was described as an unsung hero of cancer research for his efforts in discovering the use of chemotherapy as a form of treatment for pediatric cancer patients.
Dr. Edward J. Benz, Jr., was featured in the Boston Business Journal for his 15 years of service as President and CEO of Dana-Farber.
Dr. Rachel Freedman led a study showing black and Hispanic women with breast cancer were less likely to pick their surgeon and the hospital for treatment based on reputation compared with white women.
A new study led by Dr. Stacy Gray and Dr. Katherine Janeway showed online marketing for products related to personalized cancer medicine often failed to explain the limits of the genetic tests.
Dr. Barrett Rollins commented in The Journal of the American Medical Association about how precision medicine has helped patients at Dana-Farber.
12th Annual Young Adult Cancer Conference
8:45 AM - 3:00 PM
Yawkey Center, 3rd Floor
For more information, please visit: http://www.dana-farber.org/Adult-Care/Treatment-and-Support/Patient-and-Family-Support/Young-Adult-Program/Annual-Young-Adult-Cancer-Conference.aspx
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(13)
Bowdoin Street 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.
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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