Dana–Farber Cancer Institute is a comprehensive cancer treatment and research center in Boston, Massachusetts. It is a principal teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and a founding member of Dana–Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, a Comprehensive Cancer Center designated by the National Cancer Institute.

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  • Charles “Chuck” Vanada has been looking forward to Thanksgiving with his family this year, but the non-Hodgkin lymphoma survivor has already experienced feelings of gratitude in 2017 more powerful – and in places more unexpected – than anything he could have imagined. In April, Vanada and his wife, Debbie, traveled […] The post Giving Thanks: Stem Cell Transplant Recipient Visits Donor’s Home in G...

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  • Nutrition plays an important role in a child’s cancer treatment. Side effects from treatment, such as chemotherapy and radiation, can make eating difficult for children. As a result, maintaining age appropriate weight, and supporting age appropriate growth, can be challenging. It is important to talk to your medical team regarding […] The post Nutrition Tips for Childhood Cancer Patients appeared ...

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  • Laryngeal cancer symptoms may be caused by laryngeal (throat) cancer – a disease in which cancer cells form in the tissues of the larynx – or by other conditions. The larynx is a part of the throat, between the base of the tongue and the trachea. The larynx includes the supraglottis, glottis (vocal cords), and […] The post Laryngeal Cancer: What are the Signs and Symptoms? appeared first on Dana-F...

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  • By Allan Obsorne Although most caregivers are related to us, cancer patients like myself often receive care and support from non-family members, such as friends and colleagues. It’s important for us to reflect on the important role our caregivers play in our overall treatment. In my opinion, our caregivers have […] The post The Importance of Taking Care of Your Cancer Caregiver appeared first on D...

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  • 11/15/17: David M. Jackman, MD, Ask your questions for David M. Jackman, MD, Medical Director of Clinical Pathways, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, talked about the latest in research and treatment for advanced lung cancer in a live Facebook Q&A. Learn more about treatment for lung cancer: https://www.dana-farber.org/thoracic-lung-cancer-treatment-center/

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  • CRISPR, a powerful new tool for editing the DNA instruction manual in animals and humans, is proving a boon to cancer research. Scientists say CRISPR has dramatically accelerated the process of making animal models of cancer and is speeding the search for new molecular targets for cancer drugs. The technique […] The post What is CRISPR and How Can It Help Cancer Research? appeared first on Dana-Fa...

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  • At the annual Forum for Young Women with Breast Cancer, sponsored by the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers and held at Dana-Farber on Oct. 13, five breast cancer clinicians answered questions from the audience. The panelists included Christina Herold, MD; Sharon Bober, PhD; Pamela DiPiro, MD; Ian Krop, MD, PhD; and Laura Dominici, MD, FACS. To learn more, visit: www.dana-farber.org/YoungW...

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  • At the annual Forum for Young Women with Breast Cancer, sponsored by the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers and held at Dana-Farber on Oct. 13, Hester Hill Schnipper, LICSW, chief of Oncology Social Work at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, spoke about life after breast cancer treatment. She addressed the physical, emotional and financial challenges women face as survivors.To learn more...

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  • At the annual Forum for Young Women with Breast Cancer, sponsored by the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers and held at Dana-Farber on Oct. 13, Jennifer Ligibel, MD, a breast oncologist and director of the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies and Health Living, spoke about the ways breast cancer patients and survivors can separate fact from fiction in pursuing a healthy lifesty...

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  • At the annual Forum for Young Women with Breast Cancer, sponsored by the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers and held at Dana-Farber on Oct. 13, Eric Winer, MD, director of Breast Oncology, looks back and ahead at the ways breast cancer is treated. He explained that not long ago, breast cancer was considered one disease and now is more effectively treated by sub-type.To learn more, visit: w...

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  • On Thursday, November 09, 2017, the Executive Council for the Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute held its ninth annual Beyond Boston Luncheon. In this full video, speakers educate guests on the latest advances in research and clinical care. The funds raised at the Luncheon are instrumental in enabling physician-researchers at the Susan F. Smith Center to cont...

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  • Swallowing therapy is often necessary for patients with head and neck cancer who undergo surgery or radiation since they frequently encounter difficulties with swallowing due to treatment. The jaw, tongue, lips, and throat muscles can all be impacted by treatment for head and neck cancers — including cancers of the […] The post Swallowing Therapy: How Can it Help Cancer Patients? appeared first on...

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  • Many people experience anxiety or depression, or both, after a cancer diagnosis, studies show. But in rare cases, anxiety and depression can be an early symptom of a tumor in the brain. Doctors point out that anxiety and depression are among the most common health problems in the United States, […] The post Can Anxiety or Depression Be a Sign of Cancer? appeared first on Dana-Farber Cancer Institu...

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  • By Hilda Santos One day six years ago, my sister Palmira called me from Dana-Farber with an idea. Her husband, Bob, was in treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and a volunteer had just approached his chair asking if he wanted a hand massage during his chemotherapy infusion. Seconds later, Palmira was […] The post How Giving Hand Massages to Cancer Patients Helps Them – And Me, Too appeared first on...

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  • Chimeric antigen receptor, or CAR T-cell therapy, is a new form of cell therapy that uses specially altered T cells to more specifically target cancer cells. The immune system is made up of specific cells and organs that protect the body from infection and cancer. Among these are T cells, which hunt down and destroy abnormal cells, including cancer cells. After a sample of a patient's T cells ha...

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  • In the past, treating cancer involved classifying them primarily by the organ or tissue where they arose – like the skin, the lungs, the breast, or the colon. Today, it’s often possible to identify the genes and proteins responsible for a tumor’s growth, and, in some cases, to offer a drug […] The post Treating Cancer by Location or Genetic Markers: Which is Better? appeared first on Insight.

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  • On Thursday, November 09, 2017, the Executive Council for the Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute held its ninth annual Beyond Boston Luncheon. In this video, speakers educate guests on the latest advances in research and clinical care. The funds raised at the Luncheon are instrumental in enabling physician-researchers at the Susan F. Smith Center to continue ...

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  •   Linda Nelson considers counts herself lucky to live near a facility devoted to researching and treating Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia, the rare blood cancer for which she has a genetic predisposition. Recently, when a unique opportunity arose to share her geographic good fortune, she responded quickly. Nelson is being monitored at […] The post A Local Woman Opens Her Home To A Fellow Patient a...

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  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostate cancer both involve enlargement of the prostate, the walnut-sized gland that produces fluid that makes up a portion of semen. The prostate sits below the bladder and surrounds the urethra, the tube that carries urine out of the body. When the prostate increases in […] The post Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) and Prostate Cancer: What’s the Differe...

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  • Cancer can feel like a slog — not just a physical one, but an emotional one, too. That’s how 56-year-old business owner Amy Macdonald describes the past year and a half living with metastatic melanoma. “The biggest changes in my life are the consequences of the treatment – fatigue, body […] The post Psychosocial Care Helps Amy through Cancer’s Mental Side appeared first on Insight.

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  • Dana-Farber’s President and CEO, Laurie H. Glimcher, MD, moderates a discussion with pharmaceutical executives James E. Bradner, MD, President, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research; Jeffrey Leiden, MD, PhD, Chairman, President and CEO, Vertex Pharmaceuticals; and David Schenkein, MD, CEO, Agios Pharmaceuticals, on the state of the biotech community in Boston and how pharmaceutical companies...

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