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  • Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhardt and Dr. Charles Fuchs accepted a check from the 9-year old son of a Dana-Farber patient who raised money to fund colon cancer research.

Tags: ColonCancer

  • A study led by researchers at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center showed a high-fat diet may increase an individual’s risk for colon cancer.

Tags: ColonCancer, Nutrition

  • A study led by Dr. Christopher Lathan shows that cancer patients with limited finances are more likely to have increased symptoms and poorer quality of life.

Tags: ColonCancer, LungCancer

  • Dr. Deborah Schrag commented on rising costs of cancer drugs and the problems it presents to patients who have exhausted all other drug options.

Tags: ColonCancer, CopingWithCancer

  • Dr. Shuji Ogino led a study demonstrating vitamin D can protect some people with colorectal cancer by perking up the immune system's fight against tumor cells 

Tags: ColonCancer

  • Dr. Kimmie Ng led research showing patients with metastatic colorectal cancer, who had high levels of vitamin D in their bloodstream prior to treatment with chemotherapy and targeted drugs, survived longer, on average, than patients with lower levels of the vitamin.

Tags: ColonCancer

  • Dr. Charles Fuchs led a study published in Nature Genetics that identified in about 20 percent of colorectal and endometrial cancers, a genetic mutation that had been overlooked in recent large, comprehensive gene searches.


Tags: ColonCancer, GynecologicCancers

  • Mai Yamauchi, PhD, Reiko Nishihara, PhD, Dr. Charles S. Fuchs and Dr. Shuji Ogino led a study showing the benefits of aspirin in reducing the risk of colon cancer.


Tags: ColonCancer

  • Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhardt and Dana-Farber patient Debbie Whitmore talk about Colon cancer.

Tags: ColonCancer, CopingWithCancer

  • Dr. Kimmie Ng commented on the American Cancer Society’s report that deaths from colon cancer are dropping due to screenings.

Tags: ColonCancer

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