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Dana-Farber Society News

  • 2018 DFS Dinner

    Atul Gawande, MD, MPH (left) was joined by DFS Co-Chairs and Institute Trustees Barbara and James Sadowsky.

  • Our Dana-Farber Society Co-chairs, Institute Trustees Barbara and Jim Sadowsky, are pleased to be hosting the following events:

    • Join Dana-Farber Society members and friends in Boca Raton, Florida on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 for a cocktail reception to celebrate support of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Meet and hear from Stephen E. Sallan, MD, Chief of Staff Emeritus, who will provide an update on cancer research and care breakthroughs and how legacy gifts help accelerate progress.
    • The 29th annual Dana-Farber Society Recognition Dinner will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in Boston. The evening will highlight how the Society is empowering our scientists to further their groundbreaking research and our clinicians to provide compassionate care of the highest quality. Lawrence S. Bacow, the 29th President of Harvard University, will be joining us as the evening’s keynote speaker.

    Barbara and Jim invite you to join this visionary group of donors by making a legacy gift. For more information about the Dana-Farber Society, our upcoming events, and ways to include Dana-Farber in your estate plans, please call Erin McKenna, Assistant Vice President, Planned Giving at 800-535-5577, or email at

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