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  • 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

  • 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

  • Former Patriots player and Dana-Farber patient Joe Andruzzi shares his perspective on why it is important to be appreciative on Thanksgiving.

Tags: NewEnglandPatriots, PatientSupport, CopingWithCancer

  • Dr. Joanne Wolfe, director of the Pediatric Advanced Care Team, discussed pediatric palliative care on WBUR's Radio Boston.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, CopingWithCancer

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