Tags: chemotherapy, ChildhoodCancer
Sharon Bober, PhD, discussed the need for more education and frank talk about how patients can have a healthy sexual life after cancer and cancer-related surgeries.
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.
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.
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: 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
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