Revolutionary Developments in Women's Cancers
On Friday, September 25, the Susan F. Smith Center Executive Council held a virtual presentation, Revolutionary Developments in Women's Cancers. The event featured a panel of world-renowned
experts who reported on the latest developments made at Dana-Farber, including
progress on an ovarian cancer vaccine, updates in treatment for patients with
HER2+ breast cancer and a targeted therapy trial in endometrial cancer.
Throughout the presentation attendees also heard inspiring stories of hope and
strength from patients and their families.
To view the full program, see below.
About the Executive Council
The Executive Council of the
Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers at Dana-Farber is a forum for women business and community leaders who are committed to helping find cures for women's cancers, the Executive Council is dedicated to:
- Educating women about breast and gynecologic cancers
- Cultivating advocates for the Susan F. Smith Center
- Raising funds to support women's cancers research at Dana-Farber
The Executive Council was developed to help women in the Greater Boston area learn about women's cancers, while supporting research and treatment in the Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers at Dana-Farber.
Each year, the Executive Council hosts an educational and fundraising event to share progress and raise critical funds in the fight against women's cancers. Since its inception
in 2002, the Executive Council has raised more than $18 million to support research into women's cancers and has educated thousands of women about issues in cancer prevention and treatment.