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Heidi E. Conway joins Dana-Farber to lead Human Resources Department

New Human Resources and Chief People Officer named at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
5-May-2021 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

For young patients with breast cancer, fertility concerns influence endocrine therapy decisions, study finds

Concerns about fertility often influence how young women with breast cancer approach treatment decisions and are a reason for forgoing or delaying hormone-blocking therapy, a new study by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators shows.
26-Apr-2021 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute faculty recognized as 2021 ASCO leaders in cancer care

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recognized two Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers as winners of ASCO's Special Awards, the Society’s highest honors. The recipients of these awards have worked to transform cancer care around...
23-Apr-2021 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dana-Farber nurses present research at 2021 Oncology Nursing Society Congress

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers are presenting key studies at the 46th Annual Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress. The presentations focus on the effects of the COVID-19 crisis, the need for diversity, equity and inclusion in oncology...
20-Apr-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Expert panel issues recommendations for addressing cancer inequities

Expert panel issues recommendations for addressing cancer inequities
26-Mar-2021 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study underscores need for multidisciplinary care for COVID-19 long-haulers

A comprehensive review published today in Nature Medicine offers an initial glimpse of the multi-organ effects of long-term COVID-19 and suggests a framework for the care of COVID-19 long-haulers through dedicated, multidisciplinary clinics.
19-Mar-2021 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dana-Farber Research Leads to Better Understanding of the Immune System in Kidney Cancer

In two new studies published today in Cancer Cell, researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard used the emerging technology of single-cell RNA sequencing to draw a clearer picture of how kidney tumors’...
11-Mar-2021 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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CAR T-cell therapy generates lasting remissions in patients with multiple myeloma

In a major advance in the treatment of multiple myeloma, a CAR T-cell therapy has generated deep, sustained remissions in patients who had relapsed from several previous therapies, an international clinical trial has found.
24-Feb-2021 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Dana-Farber to hold a discussion for cancer patients and survivors about the Covid-19 vaccine

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is having a virtual discussion for cancer patients and survivors about the Covid-19 vaccine on January 27, 2020 at 5 pm.
25-Jan-2021 12:05 PM EST

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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

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

11-Nov-2013 5:00 PM EST

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

17-Sep-2013 3:00 PM EDT

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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

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

24-May-2013 3:00 PM EDT

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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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