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James Terwilliger named as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

New Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer named at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
18-Dec-2018 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Prostate cancer scoring method may underestimate mortality risk in black men

Black men diagnosed with prostate cancer classified as low risk may actually have a more aggressive form of the disease that is more likely to be fatal than in nonblack men placed in the same prognostic category, a new study suggests.
17-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Dana-Farber Scientists to Present Research on Myeloma Progression From Precursor Conditions and Novel Approaches to Treatment

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists will present research marking significant advances against the hematologic cancer multiple myeloma at the ASH Annual Meeting.
3-Dec-2018 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Dana-Farber Scientists to Present New Research on Improving Outcomes in Stem Cell Transplantation for Myeloid Cancers

Improving outcomes for patients with myeloid cancers who undergo stem cell transplantation is a focus of several studies to be presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists at the ASH Annual Meeting.
3-Dec-2018 6:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Dana-Farber Researchers Report Clinical Trial Results in Treatment of Leukemia and Lymphoma

New results from clinical trials of immunotherapy and experimental targeted agents for patients with leukemia and lymphoma are being presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers at the ASH Annual Meeting.
2-Dec-2018 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Venetoclax Combination Approved for Elderly AML

A new option – a combination of a standard drug and the novel agent venetoclax – has been granted accelerated approval by the Food and Drug Administration for certain AML patients after a large, multicenter phase 1 clinical trial showed the...
29-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Pancreatic Cancer Collective awards Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers “New Therapies Challenge” grant

• $1 million in initial funding to evaluate DNA repair inhibitors in pancreatic cancer • Aim to accelerate pancreatic cancer research and improve patient outcomes for pancreatic cancer
20-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Deerfield Collaborate to Create the Center for Protein Degradation

Dana-Farber and Deerfield Management are collaborating to create the Center for Protein Degradation is to interrogate and advance a large portfolio of advanced targeted protein degrader targets while creating a next-generation protein degrader...
13-Nov-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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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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