Tags: PatientSupport, Development
Dr. Christopher Lathan commented on a study that found residents in Greater Lowell have higher cancer rates than the rest of the state, with the highest rates among poorer residents.
The Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed a bill that would bar anyone under age 18 from using tanning beds. During a public hearing, Dr. Jennifer Lin said Dana-Farber sees 10 to 20 new cases of melanoma each week.
Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center researchers were granted a $10 million award from the Department of Defense to conduct research to determine if a daily aspirin regimen is beneficial to cancer patients.
Dr. Daphne Haas-Kogan commented on Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center’s recent agreement with Bermuda Cancer and Health Center to bring radiation therapy and experts in radiation to patients in Bermuda.
Dr. Jennifer Ligibel commented on ways that women can reduce breast cancer risk by exercising, maintaining a healthy weight, and avoiding hormone replacement therapy.
Tags: BreastCancer, Exercise
Dr. Paul Richardson led a study that found an experimental
immune-boosting drug shows promise in fighting the blood cancer multiple
Dr. Elizabeth Buchbinder discussed former president Jimmy Carter’s announcement that he has been diagnosed with melanoma and the latest treatment options available.
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