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  • Dana-Farber was mentioned for its research into immunotherapy.

Tags: Immunotherapy

  • A study led by Sharon Bober, PhD, showed a half-day educational program can help women, having ovary-removing surgery as a cancer prevention measure, deal with sexual or psychological side effects.

     

Tags: OvarianCancer

  • Dr. Paul Nguyen led a study looking at the link between certain prostate cancer treatments and heart-related deaths.

     

Tags: ProstateCancer

  • Dr. 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.

     

Tags: Honors

  • 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.

     

Tags: EndOfLife, OvarianCancer

  • Dr. Eric Winer commented on a blood test that could reduce the number of women who need chemotherapy after tumor removal surgery.

     

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Cigall Kodach, PhD, spoke about the problems in today’s biology and medicine research on a panel at the Forbes Under 30 Summit.

     

Tags: BasicResearch

  • FRONTLINE’s “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.

Tags: EndOfLife

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