Dr. Pasi Janne led a study showing a new targeted drug as a promising treatment for advanced lung cancers.
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.
Dr. Judy Garber discussed breast cancer among men and the lack of awareness despite a surge in news surrounding the BRCA gene.
Dana-Farber nutritionist Stacy Kennedy, MPH, discussed the importance of maintaining good nutrition for cancer patients.
Dr. Mehra Golshan led a study that shows many patients are
opting for a mastectomy despite the high success rates a lumpectomy can offer.
A patient at Dana-Farber who was treated by
Dr. Keith Ligon “open-sourced” his illness by inviting
friends, family, and colleagues in the field of science, to view his health information and have discussions about his treatment.
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