Lisa Scherber, director of Patient and Family Programs at
the Jimmy Fund Clinic, was featured for her work at Dana-Farber for the past 23
Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center was ranked No. 1 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-2016 Best Children's Hospitals in the specialty of cancer.
Dr. Irene Ghobrial discussed the role social media plays in healthcare and how a Facebook and Twitter post help recruit 200 patients for a clinical trial.
Dr. Jonathan Marron led a study that found it's better for
doctors to be open with parents about their child's cancer prognosis, even if
the news is bad.
Dr. Joanne Wolfe led a study that examined symptom distress
in children living with advanced cancer, and found that a majority experience
high symptom distress.
Tags: chemotherapy, ChildhoodCancer
Dr. Sidney Farber – as featured in the PBS film “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” – was described as an unsung hero of cancer research for his efforts in discovering the use of chemotherapy as a form of treatment for pediatric cancer patients.
Tags: chemotherapy, ChildhoodCancer, JimmyFund
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