Paths of Progress Spring/Summer 2009

Paths of Progress Spring/Summer 2009 CoverA selection of articles from the Spring/Summer 2009 issue of Paths of Progress, along with exclusive, online-only stories and features.

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  • Making Cancer Mortal

    Experts debate the existence and importance of cancer stem cells.

  • Looking and Listening

    Dana-Farber researchers seek new strategies to identify biomarkers, telltale compounds that may provide an early read on a tumor and how it will respond to therapy.

  • The Best of Friends

    Three young women share the bond of surviving childhood cancer and the close relationships formed because of it.

  • Views from the Zakim Center: A Photo Essay

    Lenny Zakim's legacy continues through treatment and research underway at Dana-Farber’s Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies.

  • Throwing a Wrench into Cancer’s Defenses

    Scientists are exploring new tools and strategies that may help prevent cancer cells from becoming resistant to radiation or chemotherapy.

  • First Person: Megan Hanna

    How a daughter's death motivated one mom to switch careers and work toward a cure for neuroblastoma, a rare cancer of the nervous system.

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