Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators report they have discovered a type of immune antibody that can rapidly evolve to neutralize a wide array of influenza virus strains – including those the body hasn’t yet encountered.
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William G. Kaelin, MD, professor in the Department of Medicine at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, has been named a winner of the 2016 Lasker Award for medical science by the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation.
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Men with Testicular Cancer Who Were Uninsured or on Medicaid Had a Higher Risk of Death From What Is Normally a Curable Disease Than Insured Patients, A New Study Found
Men with testicular cancer who were uninsured or on Medicaid had a higher risk of death from what is normally a curable disease than insured patients, a new study by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers found.
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U.S. News & World Report Names Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center the Best in the Region in Cancer
Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center has been named the best for cancer care in New England for the 16th straight year, and fourth overall in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute study published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that using repeated doses of an immunotherapy drug can restore a complete remission for some relapsed stem cell transplant recipients.
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Stamford Hospital is first Connecticut hospital to join Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care Collaborative
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Investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in collaboration with scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have identified a natural molecular pathway that enables cells to burn off calories as heat rather than store them as fat. This...
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Surgery Can Lengthen Survival of Metastatic Kidney Cancer Patients Treated with Targeted Therapies, Study Finds
Researchers find cytoreductive nephrectomy may offer an overall survival benefit to patients with metastatic kidney cancer who are treated with targeted therapies
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With March marking Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, here are the answers to some key questions about Colon cancer.
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National Cancer Report Underscores Need for Research Funding; Dana-Farber Expert Says Scientific Advances Merit Support
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The Human papillomavirus, or HPV, and its link to certain cancers has been in the headlines recently, reigniting the debate whether it is appropriate to vaccinate children against the virus. Robert Haddad, MD, the disease center lead at...
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Prom season and summer approach, and with them teenage girls seeking suntans. New research published in the May issue of Pediatrics finds that the number of children diagnosed with melanoma has increased an average 2% a year since the 1970s.
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The holidays are almost here and festive food is everywhere. “While these foods are delicious to eat, some have the added bonus of containing cancer-preventing nutrients,” says Stephanie Meyers, MS, RD/LDN, a nutritionist at Dana-Farber Cancer...
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