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  • Shannon Harrington, PhD, participated in a study showing a patient's race and ethnicity dramatically influenced their preferences about the care they receive at the end of their lives.

     

Tags: EndOfLife

  • A clinical trial led by Dr. Ursula Matulonis and Dr. Joyce Liu showed a two-drug combination can signficantly improve benefit for women with ovarian cancer that has recurred after initial treatment.

     

Tags: OralCancer

  • Dr. William Kaelin commented on the cancer-stem-cell model, and the possibility of controlling cancer without killing it.

     

Tags: BasicResearch

  • Rafael Irizarry, PhD, co-led a new study investigating all stages and types of cancers that appear to share a telltale signature of widespread changes to the epigenome.

     

Tags: BasicResearch, Genomics

  • Former Red Sox pitcher and Dana-Farber patient Curt Schilling announced he will return to ESPN as a studio analyst after he took a leave of absence following his cancer diagnosis.

     

Tags: OralCancer, HeadNeckCancers

  • Former Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center patient Kate Franklin spent the summer interning in the lab of Dr. Loren Walensky, who treated her for leukemia when she was a child.
     

Tags: Leukemia

  • Dr. Bruce Johnson talks about new treatments and better targeted therapies for small-cell lung cancer.

Tags: LungCancer

  • Dr. Steven Chang led a study showing robotic surgery for prostate cancer may have led to changes in the number of surgeons performing prostate removals and in the overall cost.

Tags: ProstateCancer

  • A new program called CaNCURE is a unique partnership between the Initiative to Eliminate Cancer Disparities at Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center and Northeastern University.

Tags: Disparities

  • Dr. Paul Richardson led a study showing treatment with an investigational oral drug led to stable disease or better response in three fourths of patients with heavily pretreated multiple myeloma.

Tags: MultipleMyeloma

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