- A new study conducted by scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, presents very promising results for the treatment of multiple myeloma.
Tags: chemotherapy, MultipleMyeloma
- Researchers say they are achieving success in curing the genetic defect that causes some children to be born without immune defenses, according to Dr. David Williams from Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.
Tags: ImmuneSystem, Genetics
- Boston magazine has named 54 physicians and surgeons affiliated with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to its annual Top Doctors guide.
- "We've definitely had more women coming in to discuss their family history and whether genetic testing is appropriate after they heard about Angelina Jolie" said Dr. Huma Rana, a geneticist at the Center for Cancer Genetics and Prevention at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Tags: BreastCancer, Prevention
- Lung cancer among younger, healthier, and non-smoking individuals "seems to be emerging as its own subtype of lung cancer — one for which new, powerful treatments are needed to make it a livable disease" said Dr. Geoffrey Oxnard, a lung cancer specialist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Tags: LungCancer, Genetics
- Many aspiring runners have applied to run for the 2014 Boston Marathon's 138 official charities, including Dana-Farber, but not all have been able to secure a spot.
- Candace Lowe, administrative director of the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber, says The Caps for Kids project luckily found it's way to the Institute.
Tags: Partnerships, PatientSupport, CopingWithCancer
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