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  • Dr. Rachel Freedman led a study that found many women with breast cancer may lack knowledge regarding their illness. The findings show how minority patients may be less likely than others to know and report accurate information about their tumors' characteristics.

Tags: PatientEducation, PatientSupport

  • Dr. Edward J. Benz, Jr., was part of a panel discussion that followed the preview screening of the film, “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” which features Dr. Stephen Sallan and Dr. David Nathan, as well as segments focused on Dr. Sidney Farber and the Jimmy Fund.

Tags: PatientEducation, PatientSupport

  • Dr. Craig Bunnell discussed Dana-Farber’s new plan to implement next day appointments with an oncologist for newly diagnosed patients.

Tags: PatientSupport, YawkeyCenter

  • 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

  • WBZ-TV profiled the Young Adult Program at Dana-Farber.  Program director Karen Fasciano says they help patients aged 18-39 with the unique circumstances they face living with cancer.

Tags: PatientSupport, Survivorship

  • Dana-Farber was recognized as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the country's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization.

     

Tags: Honors, PatientSupport, YawkeyCenter

  • 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

  • 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

  • After being unable to finish last year’s marathon, Courtney Rubin will run the Boston Marathon again as part of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge.

Tags: PatientSupport, Development

  • 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

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