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News tagged ‘Prevention’ clear

  • As the weather grows warmer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute physicians and nurses are encouraging people to be aware of the dangers of overexposure to the sun and to practice sun safety

Tags: Melanoma, Prevention

  • While the wonderful aroma of your favorite foods on the grill can make your mouth water, there are some caveats you should know before you dig in.

Tags: Prevention

  • Looking for ways to stay healthy despite the tough economic climate? Dana-Farber experts offer free and easy tips to maintain good health and reduce cancer risks.

Tags: Prevention

  • Edward J. Benz, Jr., MD, offers his thoughts on the introduction of the 21st Century Cancer Access to Life-Saving Early detection, Research and Treatment (ALERT) Act.

Tags: BasicResearch, Prevention

  • Judy Garber, MD, MPH, director of the Cancer Risk and Prevention Program at Dana-Farber, has served in many critical leadership roles with the AACR.

Tags: Appointments, Prevention

  • There's never a bad time to stop smoking. Bruce Johnson, MD, explains the benefits of quitting smoking and offers tips to get started.

Tags: LungCancer, PatientEducation, PatientSupport, Prevention

  • The reduced risk of colorectal cancer associated with taking aspirin or NSAIDs may be confined to individuals already at risk because of elevations in a particular inflammatory factor in the blood, researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Massachusetts General Hospital report.

Tags: ColonCancer, Prevention

  • Stand Up To Cancer announced the second round of awards for its Innovative Research Grants Program, naming the 13 young scientists who will receive a combined $9.74 million to conduct high-risk/high-reward translational cancer research. Dana-Farber's Catherine J. Wu, MD, is one of the recipients.

Tags: Grants, Honors, Prevention, Leukemia

  • Seasonal food from the farmers market is not only fresher but also higher in cancer-fighting nutrients, says Dana-Farber nutritionist Stephanie Meyers. Learn why and find recipes that may help reduce cancer risk.

Tags: Nutrition, Prevention

  • The American Association for Cancer Research's Cancer Progress Report 2011 calls for increased funding for the National Cancer Institute and National Institutes of Health. Dana-Farber's Judy Garber, MD, MPH, who is also AACR president, hopes the report will highlight "the enormous opportunities that now exist to stem the tide of this disease."

Tags: BasicResearch, Prevention

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