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  • Dana-Farber Nutritionist Hillary Wright, RD, commented on the most effective way to normalize blood sugar for pre-diabetics.

Tags: Nutrition

  • Dorothy Puhy, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Dana-Farber, was featured for her role at the Institute.

Tags: Development

  • Dr. Huma Rana talks about the increased risk of cancer for women who carry the BRCA1 gene.

Tags: BasicResearch, BreastCancer

  • Dr. Judy Garber comments on a U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation that women at high risk for breast cancer consider taking drugs to prevent the disease.

Tags: BreastCancer, Prevention

  • Dr. Beth Overmoyer said women with Inflammatory Breast Cancer are often initially misdiagnosed because most doctors are not familiar with the disease.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dana-Farber is seeking alternative sources for research funding amid a downward trend in the money received from the federal government.

Tags: BasicResearch

  • Dr. Michael Goldberg helped start a free camp for kids with cancer in Massachusetts.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, CopingWithCancer

  • Dr. Nikhil Wagle led a study that found a patient with advanced bladder cancer experienced a complete response for 14 months to the drug combination Everolimus and Pazopanib. 

Tags: BasicResearch

  • A study in the journal Cancer suggests that breast cancer patients who opt for lumpectomies with radiation might have a small survival advantage compared with those who have mastectomies. Dr. Mehra Golshan says it is hard to imagine that less surgery with radiation gives a better outcome.

Tags: BreastCancer, Radiation

  • Dr. Atul Gawande is among Dana-Farber physicians and patients featured in Frontline’s new film, Being Mortal, which explores the relationships between doctors and patients at the end of life. 

Tags: EndOfLife

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