Paths of Progress Spring/Summer 2014

2014 Spring Summer Paths of Progress CoverA selection of articles from the Spring/Summer 2014 issue of Paths of Progress.

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  • Unleashing the Potential

    The discovery of a key protein, led by Gordon Freeman, PhD, may help spur therapies that make the body's immune system attack cancer cells.

  • Getting to the Heart of a Diagnosis

    How pathology helps guide and direct the precise course of treatment for patients at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center.

  • Expanding the Search

    A new gene sequencing project sets its sights on the "exome" of tumor cells, potentially uncovering new treatment opportunities.

  • Choosing a Path

    Clinical trials offer some patients new treatment options, but their real value lies in their potential to improve future therapies.

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