Dana-Farber researchers present findings in more than 70 research studies at ASCO annual meeting 2019
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers are presenting more than 70 research studies at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago, May 31st- June 4th. ASCO is the world’s largest clinical cancer...
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Clinical study treating BPDCN with tagraxofusp led to first FDA approval for the disease
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Researchers devise a progression risk-based classification for patients with asymptomatic Waldenström macroglobulinemia
Researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have devised a risk model for determining whether patients with AWM have a low, intermediate, or high risk of developing symptomatic Waldenström macroglobulinemia
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Results of a small clinical trial suggest that supplementing chemotherapy with high doses of vitamin D may benefit patients with metastatic colorectal cancer by delaying progression of the disease, say scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
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T-Mobile CEO is giving $4.5 million to support the Profile initiative at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, one of the broadest and most comprehensive enterprise-level, patient-based cancer genomics projects in the world.
27-Mar-2019 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Adult cells maintain a virtually complete molecular “memory” of their embryonic origins, researchers find
• Study uncovers extensive archive within adult cells of genes active at embryonic stage
• Memory can be accessed under certain conditions, making it possible to reactivate fetal genes
• Discovery may have major implications for regenerative...
15-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Dana-Farber researcher Cigall Kadoch, PhD, named recipient of Wachtel Cancer Research Prize
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New study on Serious Illness Care Program underscores significant benefit of more, better, and earlier conversations between clinicians and patients
A new study shows that an innovative communication program developed by Ariadne Labs and tested at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute resulted in more, earlier and better conversations between patients and their oncology clinicians, and led to...
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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.
17-May-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...
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