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Research

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    • What Distinguishes Dana-Farber Research
    • Dana-Farber remains true to Dr. Sidney Farber's vision of a cancer center as dedicated to discoveries in cancer research as it is to delivering compassionate, patient-centered care. Through strategic investment in research, we support scientific leaders and young investigators, acquire technology at the leading edge of cancer research, and ensure a spirit of collaboration and innovation.

    • Learn more about what distinguishes Dana-Farber research 
     
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    • Supporting Dana-Farber Researchers
    • Today's researchers face many challenges, from competition for grant funding to work-life balance. Recognizing this, Dana-Farber’s Office of Research seeks to continuously enhance the support services and resources available to our faculty.
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  • Clinical Trials

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    Search ongoing clinical trials for cancer at Dana-Farber and affiliated institutions, and learn what it means to participate in a clinical trial.

    Clinical Trials

  • Research Advances

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    The latest breakthroughs and significant achievements in cancer research at Dana-Farber.

    Research Advances

  • Featured Research

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    Current work in genomics, immunology, computational biology, translational research, DNA repair, surgical oncology, and more.

    Featured Research


  • Departments and Centers

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    Overviews of research departments focusing on cancer biology, medical oncology, cancer immunology, patient safety, cancer vaccines, and more.

    Departments and Centers

  • Integrative Research Centers

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    These cross-cutting centers address steps along the path from basic discovery to clinical application.

    Integrative Research Centers


  • Core Facilities

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    In support of its research and educational activities, Dana-Farber maintains a variety of shared resources.

    Core Facilities

  • Research Administration

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    The Office of Research promotes the success of Dana-Farber's mission by providing an efficient infrastructure that facilitates and enhances outstanding research.

    Research Administration

  • Technology Transfer

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    The mission of the Belfer Office for Dana-Farber Innovations is to assist Dana-Farber's faculty and staff in translating discoveries into new products that benefit patients.

    Technology Transfer

  • Lab Websites

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    Many Dana-Farber researchers maintain external websites for their labs.

    Lab Websites

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  • Awards and Honors

    • Read about the awards recently earned by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and its staff of researchers.
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  • Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center

    • Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC) joins seven Harvard-affiliated institutions into one collective force dedicated to the fight against cancer.
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  • Mission and Values

    • The mission of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is to provide expert, compassionate care to children and adults with cancer while advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases.
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