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Turning Point 2012

2012 Turning Point CoverA selection of articles from the 2012 issue of Turning Point.

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  • Bridges and partnerships: Speeding delivery from lab to clinic

    When Dana-Farber decided to build a new cancer care center alongside a scientific research building, the result was a direct connection between the laboratories where new therapies are discovered and the clinics where they’re studied in patients.

  • Holding promise: Targeted approaches for breast cancer treatment

    A look at the evolution of breast cancer treatment and how targeted techniques are more effective.

  • Silencing the signals

    Scientists find pathways that control cell growth in endometrial and cervical cancer.

  • Survivor spotlights

    Meet two women who turned to Dana-Farber for cancer treatment, and found clinical trials that allow them to continue to work – and live – as normally as possible.

  • Ask the care team

    Our cancer specialists answer questions about breast and cervical cancer screenings and the difference between genetic research in people and in tumors.

  • Research roundup

    New drug for ovarian cancer subtype; how cells specialize; breast cancer and Li Fraumeni syndrome; male hormone in breast tumors; strengthening genetic research.

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