Dr. Paul Nguyen led a study looking at the link between certain prostate cancer treatments and heart-related deaths.
Alexi Wright’s research on the use of hospice in the final days of
ovarian cancer has been published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Tags: EndOfLife, OvarianCancer
Dr. Charles Fuchs led a study published in Nature Genetics that identified in about 20 percent of colorectal and endometrial cancers, a genetic mutation that had been overlooked in recent large, comprehensive gene searches.
Tags: ColonCancer, GynecologicCancers
Todd R. Golub, MD, Margaret A. Shipp, MD, and Bruce M. Spiegelman, PhD, were elected to the Institute of Medicine, a nongovernmental organization that advises the nation on issues related to biomedical science, medicine, and health.
Dr. Alexi Wright led a study that found increasing the use of hospice in the final days of ovarian cancer does not offset intensive end-of-life care in older women.
Dr. Eric Winer commented on a blood test that could reduce the number of women who need chemotherapy after tumor removal surgery.
Cigall Kodach, PhD, spoke about the problems in today’s biology and medicine research on a panel at the Forbes Under 30 Summit.
“Being Mortal” documentary is based on Dr. Atul Gawande’s book “Being Mortal,”
and follows several Dana-Farber patients through the final stages of life.
Rosenberg, ScD, led a survey that found women who have double mastectomies
generally overestimate their likelihood of getting cancer in the healthy
Kieran discusses the challenges, the obstacles, and the ultimate joy of
overseeing one of the country’s foremost pediatric brain-tumor programs.
Tags: ChildhoodCancer, BrainTumors
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