Tim Conners lost his sight to cancer, but that didn't stop him from climbing the Seven Summits – the highest mountains on each of the seven continents.
Tim Conners lost his sight to cancer but that didnt stop him

He Lost His Sight to Cancer, But Not His Vision of a Full Life

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Dana-Farber physician-scientists share their take on some of the most exciting findings in blood cancer research.
DanaFarber physicianscientists share their take on some of the most exciting findings

The Latest Advances Against Hematologic Cancers

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Bill Schneller
Today, and every day, we march for science.
Today and every day we march for science
Alex MacDonald
Yvonne Willis
Shirley Hathaway Hastings
We'll be at the March for Science - Boston, MA tomorrow! Who's with us?
We'll be at the March for Science Boston MA tomorrow Who's with us
Huong Ngo
For patients with advanced head and neck cancers, immune-based therapies have started to show results against these hard-to-treat tumors.
For patients with advanced head and neck cancers immunebased therapies have started

What’s New in Immunotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer?

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Margo E. Sherwood
Jan Kerrigan
Susan Mantler Leber
While relatively uncommon in the United States, esophageal cancer is often challenging to diagnose and treat, as it usually doesn’t cause symptoms until the cancer has already advanced.
While relatively uncommon in the United States esophageal cancer is often challenging

Signs and Symptoms of Esophageal Cancer

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Pam Powell
Dorothy O'Brien
Neil Gilbert recently marked 10 years as being one of the first faces that Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center radiation patients encounter. Five days a week, he is at the center’s front desk greeting patients as they arrive for consults or treatment. His official title is senior practice assistant, but he sees his role as “being a ray of sunshine for patients – a cheerleader without...
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Bob Hoyle
Frustrated by a lack of local support groups for blood cancer patients & survivors, Jay Burton, DO, and Kara Sawyer, MSN, NP, started their own.
Frustrated by a lack of local support groups for blood cancer patients

Doctor and Nurse Team Up for Blood Cancers Support Group

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Mary Anne Oldford
Jim Lavigne
Thanks to Dana-Farber researchers, men diagnosed with non-metastatic prostate cancer now have access to a new online tool to help them prepare for their first meeting with a cancer physician.
Thanks to DanaFarber researchers men diagnosed with nonmetastatic prostate cancer now have

Online Tool Offers Guidance for Men with Non-Metastatic Prostate Cancer

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Best of luck to everyone running the 121st Boston Marathon® today! A special thank you to the members of our Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge (DFMC) team who are running in support of future cancer research and care. THANK YOU and GOOD LUCK! #rundfmc
Best of luck to everyone running the 121st Boston Marathon today A
Melissa McKie Mailman
Michelle MacKinnon Shatford
Bridgid McDonough Coyle
Ben Blaisdell was a popular 16-year-old when he received the news that he had acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). In our latest episode of Voices, Blaisdell recounts his treatment experience and the effect it had on him – including a love for cooking and a greater appreciation for family. Listen here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Ben Blaisdell was a popular 16-year-old when he received the news that he had acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). In our latest podcast episode of Voices, Blaisdell recounts his treatment experience and the effect it had on him – including a love for cooking and a greater appreciation for family. Listen here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Diane Arsenault Kimball
While radiation therapy is effective against cancer cells, it also leaves its mark on any normal cells it comes into contact with.
While radiation therapy is effective against cancer cells it also leaves its

How Does Radiation Raise the Risk of Other Cancers?

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Jonathan Prew
Jen Medeiros Gallant
Andrew McMahon, founder of Dear Jack Foundation and front man of the band Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, talked to us about being diagnosed with leukemia at 22 and shared his advice for other young cancer patients.
Andrew McMahon founder of Dear Jack Foundation and front man of the

Q&A with Young Adult Cancer Survivor Andrew McMahon

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Dana-Farber's Justin J. Sanders, MD, MSc., believes good communication can transform the experiences of seriously ill patients and their families.
DanaFarbers Justin J Sanders MD MSc believes good communication can transform the

Transforming End of Life Care through Communication

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Laura Dominici, MD, a breast cancer surgeon at the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber, discusses the options available to women after a mastectomy.
Laura Dominici MD a breast cancer surgeon at the Susan F Smith

Breast Reconstruction Following Mastectomy: The Pros and Cons

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Debbie Morse
Karin Teehan Connolly
PSA or no PSA? The US Preventive Task Force released draft recommendations today regarding PSA screening for prostate cancer. Here’s what our experts say about prostate cancer screening.
PSA or no PSA The US Preventive Task Force released draft recommendations

Who Should Have PSA Testing For Prostate Cancer?

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Jonathan Prew
"I don’t think I could ever say 'thank you' to cancer. But, was it a catalyst for me to open my eyes even more to the beauty of this world and what this life has to offer? Oh hell yes."
I dont think I could ever say thank you to cancer But

On The Other Side

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Giulia Adamo Savery
Andrea Ociesa Sears
Dana-Farber's Allison DiBiaso, LICSW, says "there is no reason patients should feel ashamed, all you need is a set of lungs to develop lung cancer."
DanaFarbers Allison DiBiaso LICSW says there is no reason patients should feel

5 Tips for Dealing with Lung Cancer Stigma

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Leslie Spencer
James Kelly
Mary Delaney
Our sole mission is to defeat cancer, especially yours.

Read the rest of Dr. Glimcher's speech from this morning's Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce event here: bit.ly/laurieglimchermd
Our sole mission is to defeat cancer especially yours
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Linda O'Reilly