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  • 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.

Tags: Featured

  • Dr. Rachel Freedman led a study, published in CANCER, that found many women with breast cancer may lack knowledge regarding their illness.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • 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.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Philip Kantoff commented on prostate cancer screening and treatment guidelines.

Tags: ProstateCancer

  • 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 

Tags: ColonCancer

  • Dana-Farber’s Health Library entry on infused water was included in a story about how to drink more water and stay hydrated.

Tags: Nutrition

  • Dr. Mehra Golshan commented on improvements in breast reconstruction following mastectomy.

Tags: BreastCancer

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