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  • Dana-Farber is included in a list of hospitals that offer special touches for patients. Dana-Farber offers iPads to patients to use while they are receiving treatment.

Tags: Appointments, PatientSupport

  • Dana-Farber's decision to incorporate patients' input into the development of the Yawkey Center for Cancer Care has resulted in a facility that has won critical acclaim for its design, and led to improvements in patient throughput and overall safety.

Tags: PatientSupport, YawkeyCenter

  • Dana Farber’s Mammography Van and patient advocates are helping to ensure that women in minority communities are getting cancer screenings.

Tags: Partnerships, PatientEducation, PatientSupport

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

Tags: PatientEducation, PatientSupport, 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

  • The Dana-Farber Mammography Van and the Blum Family Van travel around the Greater Boston area providing cancer screenings.

     

Tags: BreastCancer, PatientSupport, YawkeyCenter, Prevention, Imaging

  • Stacy Kennedy, a senior nutritionist at Dana-Farber, gave a presentation called “Fighting Cancer with Your Fork,” a culinary guide to wellness and cancer prevention.

Tags: Nutrition, PatientSupport

  • 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

  • Reports show the government now supplies one-third of all funds raised by not-for-profit organizations and that major research universities and hospitals, like Dana-Farber, could not survive without large allocations from the federal government. (Full article requires a subscription)

Tags: PatientSupport

  • Kendal Temple, an oncology nurse at Dana-Farber, gives tips on how to help children support a friend who has cancer.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, PatientSupport, CopingWithCancer

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