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Immunotherapy Benefits Relapsed Stem Cell Transplant Recipients

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.
12-Jul-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Stamford Hospital Joins Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Care Collaborative

Stamford Hospital is first Connecticut hospital to join Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care Collaborative
13-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify Calorie-Burning Pathway in Fat Cells with Potential for Obesity Treatment

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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...
28-Jun-2016 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Surgery Can Lengthen Survival of Metastatic Kidney Cancer Patients Treated with Targeted Therapies, Study Finds

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Researchers find cytoreductive nephrectomy may offer an overall survival benefit to patients with metastatic kidney cancer who are treated with targeted therapies
20-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Direct Patient Engagement Through Social Media Speeds Recruitment to Cancer Research Study

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A crowd-sourcing strategy aimed at accelerating research into metastatic breast cancer has registered more than 2,000 patients from all 50 states in its first seven months, report researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Broad Institute...
4-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dana-Farber President to Receive SPARK! Award for Health Promotion and Education

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The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) announced its selections for the 2016 SPARK! Awards. Edward J. Benz, Jr., MD, President and CEO of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, will receive the 2016 Schweitzer Clarion Award for Health Promotion and Education
3-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dana-Farber Research Presented at 2016 ASCO Conference

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Select studies Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers are presenting at the meeting
23-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dana-Farber’s MatchMiner Wins Harvard Business School’s Precision Trials Challenge

MatchMiner, an open computational platform developed at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for matching patient-specific genomic profiles to precision cancer medicine clinical trials, has been named the winner of the Precision Trials Challenge at Harvard...
20-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Colorectal Cancer: Five Things You Need To Know

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With March marking Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, here are the answers to some key questions about Colon cancer.
5-Mar-2014 5:00 PM EST

Leading Breast Cancer Expert Available to Comment on Young Women with Breast Cancer

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11-Nov-2013 5:00 PM EST

National Cancer Report Underscores Need for Research Funding; Dana-Farber Expert Says Scientific Advances Merit Support

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17-Sep-2013 3:00 PM EDT

Vaccinating Children Against HPV?

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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...
7-Jun-2013 12:00 PM EDT

Prophylactic Double Mastectomy: Angelina Makes a Private Choice a Public Issue

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24-May-2013 3:00 PM EDT

News Tip: New Research on Teenage Girls and Melanoma Makes This the Season for Tanning Stories

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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.
17-May-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Healthy Holiday Helpings: Experts Offer Tips to Fight Cancer with Your Fork This Holiday Season

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...
23-Oct-2009 1:00 PM EDT

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