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  • 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, Featured, ChildhoodCancer, JimmyFund

  • Uzo Aduba, most well-known for playing Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren on the Netflix show, “Orange Is The New Black,” will run in the 2015 Boston Marathon as part of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team.

Tags: Exercise, JimmyFund, Development

  • Two-time cancer survivor and Pan-Mass Challenge rider Dan Haley talks about his experiences as a Dana-Farber patient and PMC fundraiser.

Tags: JimmyFund, PanMassChallenge

  • Jimmy Fund patient Karina Moreira got a surprise visit at her Malden home from supermodel Gisele Bundchen. The ninth grader has been battling bone cancer since she was 12.

Tags: JimmyFund

  • This year's Pan-Mass Challenge raised $39 million for Dana-Farber. The two-day event included more than 5,500 riders.

Tags: JimmyFund, PanMassChallenge

  • 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

  • The Jimmy Fund Chorus sang the national anthem prior to game 2 of the American League Division Series at Fenway Park. 

Tags: BostonRedSox, JimmyFund

  • This year’s WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon raised over $3.3 million for patient care and cancer research at Dana-Farber. The two-day event featured personal stories of patients, clinical staff and researchers.

Tags: JimmyFund, Partnerships, RadioTelethon, Development

  • Eddie Burke and his three children were treated at Dana-Farber for cancer. To give back, he and his family have raised millions of dollars for the Jimmy Fund. 

Tags: JimmyFund, Melanoma, StemCellTransplant, Development

  • As part of the 60th anniversary of their partnership with the Jimmy Fund, the Red Sox have again declared August “Jimmy Fund Month.”

Tags: JimmyFund, Partnerships, RadioTelethon

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