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  • Dr. Alexi Wright led a study that found chemotherapy delivered directly into the abdomen significantly improves survival among women with advanced ovarian cancer.

Tags: OvarianCancer

  • Dr. Jay Bradner delivers a TED Radio Hour episode on “Fighting Cancer” on NPR discussing the importance of open-source research.

Tags: BasicResearch

  • Dr. Harold Burstein provided insight to dispel the myth that antiperspirants cause breast cancer.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Jennifer Lin discussed a bill proposed by Massachusetts lawmakers that would bar anyone under age 18 from using tanning beds.

Tags: Melanoma, Prevention

  • Dr. Deborah Schrag commented on rising costs of cancer drugs and the problems it presents to patients who have exhausted all other drug options.

Tags: ColonCancer, CopingWithCancer

  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center has been named the best for cancer care in New England for the 15th straight year and fourth overall in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Tags: YawkeyCenter

  • Dorothy Puhy, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Dana-Farber, was featured for her role at the Institute.

Tags: Development

  • Dr. Jennifer Mack led a first of its kind study that examines end-of-life care for people ages 15 through 39.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, EndOfLife

  • Dr. Harold Burstein commented on a study that found regular mammogram screening for breast cancer might be causing "widespread overdiagnosis," with some women treated for tumors that would not have caused sickness or death.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Judy Garber led a study that sought to determine which breast cancer patient populations should be screened for abnormalities and how best to integrate that information into treatment protocols.

Tags: BreastCancer, Genetics

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