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  • Dana-Farber launches a free, easy-to-use Apple iPhone® app that provides recipes and nutrition information that can be searched by cancer patients, cancer survivors, their families, and anyone who wants to have a healthy diet.

Tags: Nutrition, PatientSupport, Prevention, Survivorship

  • Dana-Farber’s free nutrition app, Ask the Nutritionist: Recipes for Fighting Cancer, is now available for the Android platform, in addition to the iPhone® and other Apple devices. The easy-to-use nutrition app provides recipes and nutrition information that is helpful to cancer patients and anyone who wants to have a healthy diet.

Tags: Nutrition, PatientSupport, Prevention, Survivorship

  • There's never a bad time to stop smoking. Bruce Johnson, MD, explains the benefits of quitting smoking and offers tips to get started.

Tags: LungCancer, PatientEducation, PatientSupport, Prevention

  • A study led by Jennifer Mack, MD, MPH, suggests that many terminally ill cancer patients do talk with a doctor about their preferences for end-of-life care, but those conversations often occur late in the course of their illness and tend to be with a hospital-based physician and not their oncologist who has been caring for them.

Tags: EndOfLife, PatientEducation, PatientSupport

  • Dana-Farber has been named a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” in the Healthcare Equality Index 2013, an annual survey by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization.

Tags: Honors, PatientSupport

  • For cancer patients, the stresses of managing everyday expenses and care-related costs can be particularly trying, especially in this tough economy. A new service at Dana-Farber pairs patients with financial experts to help them with budgeting issues.

Tags: PatientSupport

  • Dana-Farber is further enhancing the patient experience with a contemporary art collection of nearly 500 works by both local and internationally renowned artists throughout the Yawkey Center. A new audio guide allows cancer patients and families to learn more about the artwork.

Tags: PatientSupport, YawkeyCenter

  • Recognizing that patients spend long hours in treatment, Dana-Farber has started lending iPads to patients to help pass the time. test

Tags: Appointments, PatientSupport

  • Dana-Farber is providing cancer patients and survivors, and their families, access to more than 60 diseases-specific online communities that enables them to connect with others in a private, confidential, and secure environment.

Tags: PatientEducation, PatientSupport, Survivorship

  • Dana-Farber has launched Insight, a new blog providing expert commentary on cancer research news, patient care, and issues relevant to people with cancer and their families.

Tags: PatientSupport

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