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  • 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, JimmyFund

  • Dr. Judy Garber commented on actress Angelina Jolie’s decision to have her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed to help prevent cancer.

Tags: OvarianCancer

  • Dr. Edward J. Benz, Jr., was featured in the Boston Business Journal for his 15 years of service as President and CEO of Dana-Farber.

Tags: Appointments

  • Dr. Rachel Freedman led a study showing black and Hispanic women with breast cancer were less likely to pick their surgeon and the hospital for treatment based on reputation compared with white women.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • A new study led by Dr. Stacy Gray and Dr. Katherine Janeway showed online marketing for products related to personalized cancer medicine often failed to explain the limits of the genetic tests.

Tags: Genomics

  • Dr. Barrett Rollins commented in The Journal of the American Medical Association about how precision medicine has helped patients at Dana-Farber.

Tags: Genomics, TargetedTherapy

  • Dr. Rachel Freedman led a study that found many women with breast cancer may lack knowledge regarding their illness. The findings show how minority patients may be less likely than others to know and report accurate information about their tumors' characteristics.

Tags: PatientEducation, PatientSupport

  • Dr. Stephen Sallan received the Pediatric Oncology Award and Lecture as part of the American Society of Clinical Oncology Special Awards Program, which recognizes achievements in the field of pediatric oncology.

Tags: 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

  • Dr. Ann Partridge helped launch a new app, called ResearchKit, part of Apple's mobile health program.  The app will allow researchers to access data from breast cancer survivors to provide improved post-treatment quality of life.

Tags: BreastCancer

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