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  • Two studies have shed new light on brown fat. In one study, Dr. Bruce Spiegelman reported that his team discovered a hormone, irisin, that is released during exercise and helps turn white fat cells into brown fat cells.

Tags: BasicResearch, PatientEducation

  • Dr. Lawrence Shulman writes that the controversy surrounding Lance Armstrong and his cycling career should not diminish the importance and impact of Armstrong's advocacy on behalf of cancer patients and cancer survivors worldwide.

Tags: PatientEducation, PatientSupport, Survivorship

  • September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Lisa Diller offers some helpful information for parents of children with cancer.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, PatientEducation

  • Dr. Deborah Schrag is helping to bring awareness to the rising cost of cancer drugs and treatment. 

Tags: PatientEducation, PatientSupport, CopingWithCancer

  • Dr. Alexi Wright reports on a new study suggesting that being overweight increases a woman's risk of ovarian cancer.

Tags: OvarianCancer, PatientEducation

  • Dana Farber’s Mammography Van and patient advocates are helping to ensure that women in minority communities are getting cancer screenings.

Tags: Partnerships, PatientEducation, PatientSupport

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