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  • Wendy Chen, MD, MPH, a breast cancer expert at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute helps tackles some of the myths and misconceptions about breast cancer risk. She answers some of the more common questions, explains the studies behind the answers, and provides risk-lowering tips.

Tags: BreastCancer, Nutrition, PatientEducation, Prevention

  • Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, a senior nutritionist at Dana-Farber, says many cancer-fighting foods are at their nutritional peak in the fall and it's a good time to incorporate them into a healthy diet. She explains what to look for and offers easy-to-prepare recipes.

Tags: Nutrition, Prevention

  • The holidays are here and so is all the festive food. Some of it is naughty but much of it can be nice. "Many of the foods we enjoy around the holidays are not only delicious to eat, but they may also contain cancer-fighting nutrients," says Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, a nutritionist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Tags: Nutrition, Prevention

  • 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

  • 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

  • A new study that proposes a three-in-one test for gynecologic cancers underscores the promise of molecular screening for early detection of endometrial and ovarian cancers, but also suggests that such tests are not yet ready for clinical use. Andrea Myers, MD, PhD, a co-author of the commentary on the study, says the test is an important step in that direction.

Tags: CervicalCancer, OvarianCancer, Prevention, GynecologicCancers

  • 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

  • Charles Fuchs, MD, MPH, director of the Center for Gastrointestinal Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, said colorectal cancer can be detected early thanks to one simple screening test, a colonoscopy.

Tags: ColonCancer, Prevention

  • 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

  • A team of researchers, including those from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Harvard School of Public Health, will be reporting study findings that lend powerful scientific backing to the recommendation that people receive a colonoscopy screening to prevent colorectal cancer.

Tags: ColonCancer, Prevention, PopulationScience

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