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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  • Deciding to Make a Change in Cancer Treatment
    The first treatment a patient receives for cancer is generally the one his or her oncologist believes has the best chance of curing the disease or holding it in check. But the time may come when it may be appropriate to make a change in the therapy. In the best […]
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  • Volunteering at Pan-Mass Challenge Means Family and Fun for Stomach Cancer Survivor
    Saul Heller has been a professional singer and a cantor, a grocer, travel agent, and even an activist blogger. These days, however, the 88-year-old grandfather is especially proud of two new roles: stomach cancer survivor and Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) volunteer. Each August for 12 years – missing only the summer after his January 2014 […]
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  • Can Antioxidants Prevent Cancer?
    Antioxidants are substances that can help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals, or unstable molecules. That damage, called “oxidative stress,” is linked to the kind of damage in DNA mutations that can contribute to the risk of certain cancers, as well as diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease. […]
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  • Blood Relatives: Family Bound by Love and Rare Blood Disorder
    Tracy Antonelli was four when she was diagnosed with thalassemia, a rare blood disorder that occurs often enough in Mediterranean countries like Italy that an old adage, uttered only partially in jest, warns Italian-Americans against marrying other Italian-Americans. In 2002, a grown-up Antonelli wed Patrick Mooty, whose background is mostly […]
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  • Skin self-exam
    A star-studded cast reminds viewers to protect themselves from the hazards of sun exposure.
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  • Is There a Connection between Cancer Medications and Increased Sunburn Risk?
    By Nicole LeBoeuf, MD, MPH, clinical director of Dana-Farber’s Center for Cutaneous Oncology  While many people know that traditional chemotherapy drugs can increase sensitivity to the sun, some of the newer targeted therapies do as well. In fact, the risk of sun-related skin damage may be even higher with certain targeted […]
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  • What Is Brain Metastases and How Is It Treated?
    When cancer spreads from its original site to the brain, it’s known as brain metastasis. While a significant percentage of all patients with cancer develop brain metastases, the most common cancers to spread to the brain are lung, breast, melanoma, colon, and kidney tumors. Every year, an estimated 100,000-400,000 people […]
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  • How Is Immunotherapy Used to Treat Colorectal Cancer?
    Cancers of the colon and rectum haven’t yet been as effectively treated with immunotherapy as have melanoma and lung cancer, but researchers are increasingly identifying patients who do appear to benefit from the immunity-boosting drugs – and devising strategies they hope will expand the reach of immunotherapy in colorectal cancers. […]
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  • Young Breast Cancer Patient Puts Healing in Her Own Hands
    Sitting recently in Dana-Farber’s Healing Garden, Kireina Bell Sancho focuses on her task. She slowly works navy blue yarn through her needles, drawing the yarn back and forth to form the base of a headband – a gift for her sister. She says the repetitive motion, which requires both attention and […]
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  • How Does Palliative Care Help Cancer Patients?
    Cancer is a serious illness – at any stage – and patients often experience painful symptoms and side effects that can make treatment more difficult to tolerate, both physically and emotionally. Seeking assistance from palliative care professionals can help patients maintain quality of life throughout treatment. But what do palliative […]
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  • How To Ease Chemo-Related Fatigue
    Cancer-related fatigue is one of the most common problems patients face. Patients often report feeling wiped out during cancer treatments like chemotherapy and radiation, and for many, feeling tired or worn out continues into life after cancer treatment. Here are 10 tips for alleviating treatment-related fatigue, through methods such as […]
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  • New Tanning Drug Could Protect Skin From the Sun
    Scientists may have figured out a way to let people tan safely – without involving the sun. In an effort to further develop preventative measures for skin cancers like melanoma, researchers from Dana-Farber and other health care organizations have developed a potential topical cream that stimulates skin cells to produce […]
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  • Signs and Symptoms of Soft Tissue Sarcomas
    Soft tissue sarcoma refers to cancer that begins in the muscle, fat, fibrous tissue, blood vessels, or other supporting tissue of the body. View the slideshow below to learn more about signs and symptoms of this cancer, as well as risk factors.   Learn more from the Center for Sarcoma […]
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  • Soft Tissue Sarcomas: Symptoms and Risk Factors
    Soft tissue sarcoma refers to cancer that begins in the muscle, fat, fibrous tissue, blood vessels, or other supporting tissue of the body. View the slideshow to learn more about signs and symptoms of this cancer, as well as risk factors.
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  • 10 Tips for Easing Chemo-Related Fatigue
    Cancer-related fatigue is one of the most common problems patients face. Patients often report feeling wiped out during cancer treatments like chemotherapy and radiation, and for many, feeling tired or worn out continues into life after cancer treatment. Here are 10 tips for alleviating treatment-related fatigue, through methods such as energy preservation and exercise – the latter of which is n...
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  • Primary and Secondary Brain Tumors | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Brain tumors are classified as primary or secondary. Primary brain tumors develop inside the brain or spine, and almost never spread outside of the brain or spine. Primary brain tumors are most commonly named after the cells from which they derive. Secondary brain tumors are tumors found in the brain that have started somewhere else in the body. These are also known as metastatic brain tumors, or ...
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  • Who Should Be Treated with Immunotherapy?
    There has been much excitement in recent years around new drugs that exploit the power of the body’s immune system to fight cancer. In some patients, even with advanced cancers, these immunotherapy treatments have slowed or halted the disease after standard treatments no longer worked, with remissions lasting several years […]
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  • DOC PROFILE- Jorge J. Castillo, MD | DFCI Hematology Oncology
    Dr. Castillo specializes in blood cancers, with a special interest in Waldenström's macroglobulinemia. To learn more about the Center for Hematology Oncology at Dana-Farber go to: http://www.dana-farber.org/Adult-Care/Treatment-and-Support/Treatment-Centers-and-Clinical-Services/Hematologic-Oncology-Treatment-Center.aspx?_ga=2.127989772.1835679663.1499266910-1897991335.1490112136
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  • From Pediatric Cancer Treatment to Capitol Hill
    Washington, D.C., can be a frenzied place, especially for a college student juggling a full class load and congressional internships on Capitol Hill. Jen Fox, however, is taking it all in stride. How does she stay so calm? Well, Fox suggests, two bouts with Hodgkin lymphoma in three years, and […]
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  • Cancer Mythbusters Episode #6 – Is Palliative Care Only for End-of-Life Patients?
    Palliative care is an often misunderstood specialty, focused on providing support and pain management strategies to cancer patients throughout all stages of their illness. This approach, which can be blended into curative cancer therapy, focuses on care for the whole person: mind, body, and spirit. Read More: Oncology and Palliative […]
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  • What’s New in Treatment of Adult Histiocytic Disorders?
    While blood cancers known as adult histiocytic disorders are very rare and many patients do well with today’s treatments, researchers are working to improve outcomes with therapies targeted to newly discovered mutations – and they are about to begin testing immunotherapies, too. Histiocytic disorders involved overproduction of immune white cells, […]
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  • Patrice Kelly’s Journey from Jimmy Fund Clinic Mom to Breast Cancer Patient
    Charlotte Kelly hated having her chemotherapy port accessed, but her mother, Patrice, found a way to calm the toddler. Each time tears came, Patrice would rub her nose against Charlotte’s – and the pair would get past their fears together. Today the ritual continues, even though Charlotte’s last neuroblastoma checkup […]
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  • In Check: Attacking Cancer from Many Fronts
    As a pediatric dentist, Jay Schwab had a clear-cut enemy: dental disease in children and adolescents, and the apprehensions they faced in the dental environment. Cavities could neither hide from his drill nor fool his X-ray machine, and plaque could easily be scraped away. Generations of patients went away smiling […]
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  • Pioneers. Leaders. Visionaries. | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Pioneers. Leaders. Visionaries. A relentless pursuit of discovery, improved outcomes, and comprehensive care for young patients makes Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center a top-ranked pediatric cancer center in the United States. Dana-Farber/Boston Children's has been ranked #1 or #2 for pediatric cancer 9 times since 2008 by U.S. News & World Report.

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