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  • Dr. Jonathan Marron led a study that found it's better for doctors to be open with parents about their child's cancer prognosis, even if the news is bad.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer

  • Dr. Lawrence Shulman discussed his work in both Rwanda and Haiti, by providing access to life-saving advances in cancer treatment.

Tags: Disparities

  • Tom Brokaw discussed his life after being diagnosed with multiple myeloma and cites Dr. Ken Anderson for being both a respected clinician and friend.

Tags: MultipleMyeloma

  • Dipanjan Chowdhury, PhD, led a study showing a new blood test that could quickly reveal the severity of radiation injury.

Tags: Radiation

  • Dr. Harold Burstein commented on the increase in women opting to undergo preventive bilateral mastectomies.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Pasi Jänne led a study that showed a drug shrank lung tumors in 61 percent of patients whose cancers had developed the T790-M resistance mutation. He also commented on personalized medicine for cancer patients.

Tags: LungCancer, TargetedTherapy

  • Dr. Philip Kantoff and Dr. Lauren Harshman led a study that found hormone-sensitive prostate cancer patients who started on cholesterol-lowering statin drugs at initiation of androgen-deprivation therapy experienced a longer time to disease progression.

Tags: ProstateCancer

  • Fifty-three Dana-Farber nurses were recognized by patients in the Boston Globe as part of the annual "Salute to Nurses" supplement in celebration of National Nurses Week.

Tags: Honors

  • Dr. Pasi Janne led a study showing a new targeted drug as a promising treatment for advanced lung cancers.

Tags: LungCancer

  • Dr. Joanne Wolfe led a study that examined symptom distress in children living with advanced cancer, and found that a majority experience high symptom distress.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer

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