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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.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, BrainTumors

  • 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.


Tags: ChildhoodCancer

  • Three young adult cancer survivors gathered at Dana-Farber for the monthly meeting of STEPS, a support group for brain tumor survivors.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, BrainTumors, CopingWithCancer

  • September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Lisa Diller offers some helpful information for parents of children with cancer.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, PatientEducation

  • According to Dr. Stephen E. Sallan, the way we bring new pediatric drugs to market does not always serve the best interests of children with life-threatening illness for whom few options exist

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  • Dr. Keith Ligon comments on his study that found an unusual mutation in a type of brain tumor in children. The discovery may help to classify, diagnose and guide the treatment of the disease.

Tags: BasicResearch, ChildhoodCancer, BrainTumors

  • A study led by Dr. Lisa Diller shows women who survived childhood cancer and tried to become pregnant for at least a year eventually conceived.

Tags: BasicResearch, ChildhoodCancer

  • Dr. Lisa Diller comments with survival rates rising, more kids with cancer are undergoing fertility-preservation procedures.

Tags: BasicResearch, ChildhoodCancer

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

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  • A study by Dr. Leslie Lehmann shows nearly two-thirds of children receiving stem cell transplants returned to the hospital within six months due to infections and unexplained fevers. Dr. Lehmann says this information will assist in counseling families appropriately and devising interventions.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, StemCellTransplant

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