Dr. Mehra Golshan led a study that shows many patients are
opting for a mastectomy despite the high success rates a lumpectomy can offer.
A patient at Dana-Farber who was treated by
Dr. Keith Ligon “open-sourced” his illness by inviting
friends, family, and colleagues in the field of science, to view his health information and have discussions about his treatment.
Dana-Farber nutritionist Stacy Kennedy, MPH, commented on a recent survey that found
many people with cancer were taking fish oil supplements despite research
showing they make chemotherapy less effective.
Dr. Edward J. Benz, Jr., announced that he will retire as president and chief executive officer of Dana-Farber next summer, after 16 years.
Tags: chemotherapy, ChildhoodCancer
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.
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