Dana-Farber was mentioned as one of the cancer centers taking samples of patient’s tumors to analyze with new molecular diagnostic tests and identify a mutation with the hope of matching it with an effective drug.
Tags: Genomics, Genetics
Dr. Ann LaCasce discussed how meditation has helped her do a better job of meeting her patients’ needs through an app called Headspace.
Rachel Freedman led a study, published in CANCER, that found many women
with breast cancer may lack knowledge regarding their illness.
Dr. Ann Partridge spoke on WRVO's health and wellness show "Take Care" about the lifestyle changes women can make to help reduce their risk of breast cancer.
Dr. Philip Kantoff commented on prostate cancer screening and treatment
Dana-Farber plans to expand precision medicine research by moving some staff into the new Longwood Center. Several research programs will now be under one roof.
Tags: BasicResearch, Genomics
Uzo Aduba, most well-known for playing Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren on the Netflix show, “Orange Is The New Black,” will run in the 2015 Boston Marathon as part of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team.
Tags: Exercise, JimmyFund, Development
Dr. Shuji Ogino led a study demonstrating vitamin D can protect some people with colorectal cancer by perking up the immune system's fight against tumor cells
Dana-Farber’s Health Library entry on infused water was included in a story about how to drink more water and stay hydrated.
Dr. Mehra Golshan commented on improvements in breast reconstruction following mastectomy.
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