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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

  • Boston Mayor Martin Walsh reflected on his successful fight against childhood lymphoma at Dana-Farber’s annual celebration of survivorship. He was diagnosed at age 7 with Burkitt’s lymphoma, a rare, aggressive form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma that primarily affects children.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, Survivorship

  • A report from the nation's leading cancer organizations shows rates of death in the United States from all cancers for men and women continued to decline between 2000 and 2009. The findings come from the latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer

Tags: CervicalCancer, Prevention, Survivorship, HeadNeckCancers, GynecologicCancers

  • New research shows that although women who survived childhood cancer face an increased risk of infertility, nearly two-thirds of those who tried unsuccessfully to become pregnant for at least a year eventually conceived.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, Survivorship

  • The number of cancer survivors reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Cancer Institute demonstrates how important it is to provide survivors with the care and follow-up they need to live healthy lives, says Dana-Farber's Dr. Lisa Diller.

Tags: Exercise, Survivorship

  • One of the first studies to analyze the effectiveness of screening survivors of childhood cancer for early signs of impending congestive heart failure (CHF) finds improved health outcomes but suggests that less frequent screening than currently recommended may yield similar clinical benefit.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, Survivorship

  • Dana-Farber experts explain how treatment summaries and care plans can guide cancer survivors and their physicians through health care decisions in the future.

Tags: OralCancer, Survivorship

  • Dana-Farber’s free nutrition app, Ask the Nutritionist: Recipes for Fighting Cancer, is now available for the Android platform, in addition to the iPhone® and other Apple devices. The easy-to-use nutrition app provides recipes and nutrition information that is helpful to cancer patients and anyone who wants to have a healthy diet.

Tags: Nutrition, PatientSupport, Prevention, Survivorship

  • Dana-Farber launches a free, easy-to-use Apple iPhone® app that provides recipes and nutrition information that can be searched by cancer patients, cancer survivors, their families, and anyone who wants to have a healthy diet.

Tags: Nutrition, PatientSupport, Prevention, Survivorship

  • Partnership will provide care, education, and support to cancer survivors in an underserved, diverse Boston community.

Tags: Disparities, Survivorship

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