• The Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers is a leader in patient-centered care. Patients are active members in their care and play a central role in all decision-making. Our center is committed to ensuring that all patients receive the medical treatment, information, and support they need. From providing support groups, counseling and social work, to nutrition consultations and integrative therapies, we are committed to helping ease the burden of cancer for our patients and their families.

  • Physicians at the Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers provide insight into the latest research and treatment options for breast and gynecologic cancers and cancer genetics, risk, and prevention.

    The Truth About BRCA Testing and Genetic Risk
    In this archived video webchat, Huma Q. Rana, MD, clinical director of the Center for Cancer Genetics and Prevention at Dana-Farber, answers questions about genetic testing, BRCA, cancer genetics, and more.

     


    The Latest in Breast Cancer Treatment and Research
    In this archived video webchat, Eric Winer, MD, director of the Breast Oncology Program at the Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers, answers questions about new research on breast cancer and treatment recommendations.

     


    Role of obesity and exercise in women's cancers
    Nancy Lin, MD, a breast oncologist in the Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers at Dana-Farber, shares new data and research studies linking a healthy lifestyle to better treatment outcomes.

     


    Role of diet in women’s cancers
    Wendy Chen, MD, MPH, a breast oncologist in the Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers at Dana-Farber, shares new data and research studies linking a healthy lifestyle to better treatment outcomes.

     


    What is DCIS?
    Learn more about DCIS, including treatment options, from Dr. Eric Winer, director of the Breast Oncology Program.

     


    Drs. Harold Burstein and Erica Mayer, medical oncologists in the Breast Oncology Program, recently answered patient questions through CancerConnect, Dana-Farber's online support community. Find answers to questions pertaining to breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.

    Dr. Ursula Matulonis, medical director of the Gynecologic Oncology Program, recently answered questions about uterine, ovarian, and cervical cancer through CancerConnect, Dana-Farber's online support community. Find answers to questions pertaining to the diagnosis and treatment of these gynecologic cancers.

    If you have questions about genetic testing or about cancer risk and its implications for you and your family, the Dana-Farber cancer genetics team is available to answer your questions.

    Submit your question through the Ask the Cancer Genetics Team Form.

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