WCVB-TV reporter and breast cancer survivor Kelley Tuthill is pregnant, and her oncologist, Dr. Ann Partridge, assured her studies show there is no link between pregnancy after successful treatment and recurrence.
Dana-Farber was mentioned in a story about how bureaucracy and outdated rules often block potential breakthroughs, but precision medicine is providing hope.
Tags: BasicResearch, Genomics, Genetics
Ludmila Svoboda, RN, was interviewed about her role as the program nurse in the Cancer Care Equity Program, which provides services for patients to help reduce disparities in cancer care.
Tags: PatientSupport, Disparities, CopingWithCancer
Dana-Farber was mentioned as one of the cancer centers taking samples of patient’s tumors to analyze with new molecular diagnostic tests and identify a mutation with the hope of matching it with an effective drug.
Tags: Genomics, Genetics
Dr. Ann LaCasce discussed how meditation has helped her do a better job of meeting her patients’ needs through an app called Headspace.
Rachel Freedman led a study, published in CANCER, that found many women
with breast cancer may lack knowledge regarding their illness.
Dr. Ann Partridge spoke on WRVO's health and wellness show "Take Care" about the lifestyle changes women can make to help reduce their risk of breast cancer.
Dr. Philip Kantoff commented on prostate cancer screening and treatment
Dana-Farber plans to expand precision medicine research by moving some staff into the new Longwood Center. Several research programs will now be under one roof.
Tags: BasicResearch, Genomics
Uzo Aduba, most well-known for playing Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren on the Netflix show, “Orange Is The New Black,” will run in the 2015 Boston Marathon as part of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team.
Tags: Exercise, JimmyFund, Development
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