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  • Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center patient Carrick Wood went home for the first time on Christmas after spending the first six months of his life being treated for leukemia.

     

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  • Lisa Scherber commented on the recent visit from Santa Claus to patients at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.

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  • Dr. Lisa Diller commented on the effects that childhood cancer treatment can have on adult survivors.

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  • Dr. Stephen Sallan commented on drugmakers neglecting to fund research on pediatric cancers.

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  • Dr. Mark Kieran discusses the challenges, the obstacles, and the ultimate joy of overseeing one of the country’s foremost pediatric brain-tumor programs.

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  • Dr. Sung-Yun Pai led a study that found children with the immune disorder known as “bubble boy disease” who received stem cell transplants within three-and-a-half months of birth had the highest rates of survival.

     

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  • Erin Harkins, who is being treated at Dana-Farber for Ewing’s sarcoma, attended A Prom to Remember for teens fighting cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.

     

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  • The Savage family moved to Boston from Ireland so that their daughter could be treated by Dana-Farber specialists for a rare form of brain cancer.

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  • Dr. Lisa Diller comments on adults who suffer health consequences from their cancer treatment as children.

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  • Dr. Mark Kieran, clinical director of the Brain Tumor Center, said atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor, or AT/RT, is so rare that Dana-Farber sees fewer than half a dozen patients a year.

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