It's time to kick off outdoor grilling season but before that first juicy bite, there are a few things to know about barbequing safely. Experts at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute explain how to enjoy healthy grilling.
5/21/2013 10:20 AM EDT
Dana-Farber investigators led a phase 1 trial in which a new oral targeted drug, idelalisib, (GS-1101), showed the potential to stave off the need for additional treatments for relapsed or treatment-resistant CLL.
5/15/2013 7:00 PM EDT
Emil “Tom” Frei, III, MD, who is credited for helping prove the efficacy of combination chemotherapy, died. Dr. Frei, along with Emi Freireich, MD, and James Holland, MD, demonstrated a half century ago, that multiple chemotherapy agents could...
5/2/2013 9:55 AM EDT
A type of low-grade but sometimes lethal brain tumor in children has been found in many cases to contain an unusual mutation that may help to classify, diagnose and guide the treatment of the tumors, report scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
4/30/2013 4:45 PM EDT
Toxicity Profile Informs Decision on Preferred Conditioning Regimen in Autologous Transplant for Neuroblastoma
The stem cell transplant regimen that was commonly used in the United States to treat advanced neuroblastoma in children appears to be more toxic than the equally effective regimen employed in Europe and Egypt, according to a new study that helped...
4/22/2013 2:30 PM EDT
Almost two-thirds of children who receive stem cell transplants are readmitted to the hospital within six months, according to researchers at Dana-Farber/Children’s Hospital Cancer Center in Boston.
4/22/2013 2:00 PM EDT
When the eye cancer retinoblastoma is diagnosed in racial and ethnic minority children whose families don’t have private health insurance, it often takes a more invasive course than in other children, probably because of delays in diagnosis,...
4/22/2013 2:00 PM EDT
An irregularity within many neuroblastoma cells may indicate whether the tumor is vulnerable to a new class of anti-cancer drugs known as BET bromodomain inhibitors
4/5/2013 8:00 AM EDT
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.
5/17/2013 8:00 AM EDT
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...
10/23/2009 1:00 PM EDT