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  • Ralph Nerette talks about his job as manager of security services at Dana-Farber.

Tags: PatientSafety

  • Thanks to the partnership between the Red Sox and the Jimmy Fund, Dana-Farber patient and avid Sox fan Tim Burke has been able to throw out the first pitch and attend numerous games at Fenway.

Tags: BostonRedSox, JimmyFund

  • At the American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting, Dr. Margaret Shipp and Dr. Philippe Armand presented their study that found 87 percent of Hodgkin lymphoma patients who participated in an early-phase immunotherapy clinical trial experienced cancer remission.

Tags: Lymphoma

  • Tim Gilligan recently donated stem cells at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center after hearing that "Good Morning America" host Robin Roberts needed a stem cell transplant. Transplant Donor Services manager Cindy Albert explained that the donation process is easy and fairly painless.

Tags: StemCellTransplant

  • A Maine man diagnosed with late-stage lung cancer six months ago is now effectively cancer-free following an experimental treatment at Dana-Farber.

Tags: BasicResearch, LungCancer

  • Becker's Hospital Review named Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center to the 2014 edition of "100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs."

Tags: Honors

  • Over 250 women business leaders attended the 10th annual Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers Executive Council Breakfast to help find cures for women's cancers. Ursula Matulonis, MD, medical director of the Dana-Farber Gynecologic Oncology program, was the featured speaker.

Tags: GynecologicCancers

  • Since 2002, Dana-Farber has sent its Mammography Van around Boston to provide breast cancer screenings to women who otherwise wouldn’t get checked. Dana-Farber uses data from patient surveys to determine exactly where the mobile unit’s services are needed.

     

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Summer's almost here and that means grilling season too. But with all of that deliciousness comes a safety warning: Grilling meat on unready charcoal may increase the risk of contaminating it with cancer-causing chemicals.

Tags: Nutrition, Prevention

  • The Hope for Calle foundation supports research for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG, at Dana-Farber. The clinical trial is led by Dr. Mark Kieran. Dr. Kieran said DIPG is rare and affects about 200 children a year.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, BrainTumors

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