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  • Ralph Nerette talks about his job as manager of security services at Dana-Farber.

Tags: PatientSafety

  • Thanks to the partnership between the Red Sox and the Jimmy Fund, Dana-Farber patient and avid Sox fan Tim Burke has been able to throw out the first pitch and attend numerous games at Fenway.

Tags: BostonRedSox, JimmyFund

  • At the American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting, Dr. Margaret Shipp and Dr. Philippe Armand presented their study that found 87 percent of Hodgkin lymphoma patients who participated in an early-phase immunotherapy clinical trial experienced cancer remission.

Tags: Lymphoma

  • 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

  • Tim Gilligan recently donated stem cells at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center after hearing that "Good Morning America" host Robin Roberts needed a stem cell transplant. Transplant Donor Services manager Cindy Albert explained that the donation process is easy and fairly painless.

Tags: StemCellTransplant

  • Dr. Sidney Farber – as featured in the PBS film “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” – was described as an unsung hero of cancer research for his efforts in discovering the use of chemotherapy as a form of treatment for pediatric cancer patients.

Tags: chemotherapy, ChildhoodCancer

  • Dr. Edward J. Benz, Jr., was part of a panel discussion that followed the preview screening of the film, “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” which features Dr. Stephen Sallan and Dr. David Nathan, as well as segments focused on Dr. Sidney Farber and the Jimmy Fund.

Tags: PatientEducation, PatientSupport

  • A Maine man diagnosed with late-stage lung cancer six months ago is now effectively cancer-free following an experimental treatment at Dana-Farber.

Tags: BasicResearch, LungCancer

  • Becker's Hospital Review named Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center to the 2014 edition of "100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs."

Tags: Honors

  • Over 250 women business leaders attended the 10th annual Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers Executive Council Breakfast to help find cures for women's cancers. Ursula Matulonis, MD, medical director of the Dana-Farber Gynecologic Oncology program, was the featured speaker.

Tags: GynecologicCancers

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