Many non-white minority cancer survivors place importance on seeing doctors who share or understand their culture, but are less likely than non-Hispanic whites to be able to see such physicians, according to a new study from Dana-Farber Cancer...
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is launching a new campaign themed, What We Do Here Changes Lives Everywhere”.
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William G. Kaelin Jr., MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, has been named a winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine.
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A new blood test in development has shown ability to screen for numerous types of cancer with a high degree of accuracy, a trial of the test shows.
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute unveiled a new visual identity today, modernizing its logo and that of the Jimmy Fund.
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A metabolic imbalance in some cancer patients following treatment with a checkpoint inhibitor drug, nivolumab, is associated with resistance to the immunotherapy agent and shorter survival, report scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
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Chronic insomnia can be cured in cancer survivors with a basic, one-session sleep education class, study finds
In a study published online today by the journal Cancer, investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute report that a single-session sleep education program for survivors can cure insomnia in many participants, and that those who don’t benefit from...
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute receives $5 million gift to create the Edward P. Evans Center for Myelodysplastic Syndromes
A $5 million gift from the Edward P. Evans Foundation will create the Edward P. Evans Center for Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
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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.
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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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