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  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center has been named the best for cancer care in New England for the 15th straight year and fourth overall in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

  • Dana-Farber's David Weinstock, MD, and colleagues report that a novel compound stops B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia tumor cell growth in pre-clinical studies; approach may be effective in other cancers as well.

Tags: BasicResearch, Leukemia

  • More than two-thirds of adolescents and young adults dying of cancer utilized one or more aggressive interventions in the last month of life, according to a retrospective study published in JAMA Oncology. The findings suggest the need for more research into whether patients have been adequately supported to contemplate their end-of-life options or whether the pattern reflects their well-considered wishes.

Tags: EndOfLife, PopulationScience

  • The Department of Cancer Immunology and AIDS at Dana-Farber is changing its name to the Department of Cancer Immunology and Virology.

Tags: BasicResearch, Immunotherapy

  • Before you fire up the backyard grill this summer, review these tips from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute experts to help reduce your exposure to potentially cancer causing chemicals.

Tags: Nutrition, Prevention

  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Eli Lilly and Company announced a multiyear collaboration to research new medicines under development to fight cancer.

Tags: BasicResearch, Partnerships

  • Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center remains the nation's top pediatric cancer program, according to the 2015-16 edition of U.S. News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals.

Tags: Honors

  • Dana-Farber's Molecular Cancer Imaging Facility in Boston's Innovation District will use cutting edge technology for research on improving cancer diagnosis and developing precision drugs matched to individual patients.

Tags: BasicResearch, Imaging

  • Study led by Dr. Jennifer Ligibel finds exercise programs can improve quality of life for cancer survivors.

Tags: BreastCancer, Nutrition

  • In a new study published in Nature, Dana-Farber scientists demonstrate how a sudden, isolated shuffling of genetic material — known as chromothripsis — can occur.

Tags: BasicResearch, Genomics

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