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News tagged ‘CopingWithCancer’ clear

  • Dr. Robert Haddad provided insight to dispel the myth that cancer cannot spread from person to person.

Tags: HeadNeckCancers, CopingWithCancer

  • Dr. Ilana M. Braun comments on a new analysis that finds within two years of a cancer diagnosis, depression in patients and their spouses tends to drop back to roughly the same levels as in the general population, but is replaced by anxiety. 

Tags: BasicResearch, CopingWithCancer

  • Anyone who "likes" the Dana-Farber Facebook page before Nov. 1 will be entered in a contest to win a jersey signed by Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. 

Tags: BostonRedSox, JimmyFund, Partnerships, CopingWithCancer

  • Dana-Farber patient Jack Whelan was diagnosed with a rare and incurable blood cancer. His physician, Dr. Irene Ghobrial, said drug therapies are helping to delay the progression of the disease.

Tags: BasicResearch, CopingWithCancer

  • Dr. Deborah Schrag is helping to bring awareness to the rising cost of cancer drugs and treatment. 

Tags: PatientEducation, PatientSupport, CopingWithCancer

  • Ludmila Svoboda, RN, was interviewed about her role as the program nurse in the Cancer Care Equity Program, which provides services for patients to help reduce disparities in cancer care.

Tags: PatientSupport, Disparities, CopingWithCancer

  • Dr. Michael Hassett says that the financial burdens associated with the cost of cancer treatments is growing as people are faced with high co-payments and health insurance premiums, and he added that the new treatments are becoming will be even more costly and complex.

Tags: CopingWithCancer

  • 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

  • Edward J. Benz, Jr., is pleased doctors can now tell patients Dana-Farber can move forward and enroll them on newly activated clinical trials.

Tags: YawkeyCenter, CopingWithCancer

  • Eleven-year-old Morgan Derby collected 500 pounds of candy to benefit Dana-Farber cancer patients. Morgan created the "Candy For Kids With Cancer" campaign three years ago when she learned she had Type 1 Diabetes and could no longer eat Halloween candy.

Tags: CopingWithCancer

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