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Antibody Discovery Could Help Create Improved Flu Vaccines


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.
13-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

William G. Kaelin, M.D., Dana-Farber Researcher, Awarded 2016 Lasker Award for Basic Science

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.
13-Sep-2016 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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.
4-Aug-2016 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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.
2-Aug-2016 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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


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


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

Our Experts on Newswise

Colorectal Cancer: Five Things You Need To Know


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


11-Nov-2013 5:00 PM EST

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


17-Sep-2013 3:00 PM EDT

Vaccinating Children Against HPV?


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


24-May-2013 3:00 PM EDT

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


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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