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  • During National Nutrition Month®, the nutrition team at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute reminds everyone that maintaining a healthy diet that is rich in plant-based foods is one of the best ways to help prevent cancer. Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, a nutritionist at Dana-Farber, discusses five of her favorite cancer-fighting foods.

Tags: Nutrition, Survivorship

  • Dana-Farber is providing cancer patients and survivors, and their families, access to more than 60 diseases-specific online communities that enables them to connect with others in a private, confidential, and secure environment.

Tags: PatientEducation, PatientSupport, Survivorship

  • March is National Nutrition Month and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has created a Web-based video series that explores how diet can help support health and wellbeing during and after cancer treatment.

Tags: Nutrition, PatientSupport, Survivorship, CopingWithCancer

  • Ann Partridge, MD, MPH, is named the director of Dana-Farber's Adult Survivorship Program and the Lance Armstrong Foundation Clinic. An accomplished clinician-researcher, Partridge is nationally recognized for contributions to the fields of breast cancer in young women and cancer survivorship.

Tags: Appointments, Survivorship

  • What better way to say "I love you" than with a delicious and healthy meal. Chef Frank McClelland of Boston's four-star restaurant L'Espalier contributes recipes to this romantic dinner. All recipes are available in Dana-Farber's Health Library.

Tags: Nutrition, Prevention, Survivorship

  • Common variations in four genes related to brain inflammation or cells' response to damage from oxidation may contribute to the problems with memory, learning and other cognitive functions seen in children treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), according to research presented at the annual American Society of Hematology annual meeting in San Francisco.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, Survivorship, Leukemia

  • A new report showing that breast cancer patients treated with low doses of radiation therapy have a heightened risk of heart disease suggests that physicians need to work with patients before, during, and after treatment to minimize that risk.

Tags: BreastCancer, Radiation, Survivorship

  • Tens of thousands of childhood cancer survivors are now in their 20s, 30s, and beyond, facing life-long risks of treatment-related health issues. Increasingly, primary care physicians will need to be knowledgeable about symptoms and complaints that might be related to cancer treatments their patients received decades ago.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, Survivorship, Leukemia

  • The findings suggest childhood cancer survivors and their doctors should factor the increased likelihood of GI troubles into plans for monitoring survivors' health.

Tags: Survivorship

  • The connection between childhood cancer survivors' physical health issues and their risk for suicidal thoughts points to a need for integration between physical and emotional post-treatment clinical care.

Tags: Survivorship

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