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News tagged ‘ChildhoodCancer’ clear

  • Dr. Jennifer Mack led a first of its kind study that examines end-of-life care for people ages 15 through 39.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, EndOfLife

  • Lisa Scherber, director of Patient and Family Programs at the Jimmy Fund Clinic, was featured for her work at Dana-Farber for the past 23 years.

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  • Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center was ranked No. 1 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-2016 Best Children's Hospitals in the specialty of cancer.

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  • Dr. Irene Ghobrial discussed the role social media plays in healthcare and how a Facebook and Twitter post help recruit 200 patients for a clinical trial.

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  • Dr. Jonathan Marron led a study that found it's better for doctors to be open with parents about their child's cancer prognosis, even if the news is bad.

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  • Dr. Joanne Wolfe led a study that examined symptom distress in children living with advanced cancer, and found that a majority experience high symptom distress.

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  • Dr. Joanne Wolfe commented on the pressing need for improvements in the care of pediatric cancer patients, despite research showing increased survival rates in the group.

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  • Dr. Rosalind Segal led a study that identified a protein critical to both the normal development of the brain and the development of medulloblastoma, a fast-growing brain tumor that usually strikes children younger than 10.

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  • 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

  • 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

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