Dr. Judy Garber discussed breast cancer among men and the lack of awareness despite a surge in news surrounding the BRCA gene.
Dana-Farber nutritionist Stacy Kennedy, MPH, discussed the importance of maintaining good nutrition for cancer patients.
Dr. Mehra Golshan led a study that shows many patients are
opting for a mastectomy despite the high success rates a lumpectomy can offer.
A patient at Dana-Farber who was treated by
Dr. Keith Ligon “open-sourced” his illness by inviting
friends, family, and colleagues in the field of science, to view his health information and have discussions about his treatment.
Dana-Farber nutritionist Stacy Kennedy, MPH, commented on a recent survey that found
many people with cancer were taking fish oil supplements despite research
showing they make chemotherapy less effective.
Dr. Edward J. Benz, Jr., announced that he will retire as president and chief executive officer of Dana-Farber next summer, after 16 years.
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