For nearly 50 years, Jay Schwab wondered whether the melanoma he survived as a young man would return in a more serious form. When it did, in 2016, Dana-Farber was ready with a revolutionary response.
For nearly 50 years Jay Schwab wondered whether the melanoma he survived

Immunotherapy Gives Retired Dentist and Melanoma Patient a Reason to Smile

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Learn how to check your skin and remember to practice sun safety this Memorial Day Weekend! ☀ #MelanomaAwarenessMonth
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Join us at the largest all-you-can-eat ice cream fundraising festival June 6-8! Proceeds from The Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl® presented by Valvoline Instant Oil Change™ benefit groundbreaking cancer research and compassionate patient care here at Dana-Farber. #ScooperBowl
Join us at the largest allyoucaneat ice cream fundraising festival June 68

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A new online assessment tool developed at Dana-Farber can help rapidly identify people who should undergo genetic testing for Lynch syndrome.
A new online assessment tool developed at DanaFarber can help rapidly identify

New Online Tool Guides Genetic Testing for Lynch Syndrome

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Catch our latest Facebook Live Q&A with Dr. Mark Kieran, director of the Pediatric Medical Neuro-Oncology at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, on the blog.
Catch our latest Facebook Live QA with Dr Mark Kieran director of

What’s New in Pediatric Brain Tumor Research and Care?

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While bladder cancer accounts for only five percent of new cancer cases in America, it is the fourth most common cancer in men. Know the signs & symptoms. #BladderCancerAwarenessMonth
While bladder cancer accounts for only five percent of new cancer cases

What Are the Symptoms of Bladder Cancer?

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At the Young Adult Program’s 14th annual conference, patients between the ages of 18 and 39 listed the most helpful things people have said to them. One of the top responses? "I love you."
At the Young Adult Programs 14th annual conference patients between the ages

What to Say When a Loved One Has Cancer

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As part of Brain Tumor Awareness Month, Dana-Farber experts David Reardon, MD, and Patrick Y. Wen, MD, will talk about the latest in treatment for brain tumors. Comment with your questions!
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A PD-L1 test may reveal whether a patient is likely to benefit from cancer drugs known as immune checkpoint inhibitors.
A PDL1 test may reveal whether a patient is likely to benefit

What Is a PD-L1 Test?

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Join us for a conversation with Mark Kieran, MD, PhD, Director of Pediatric Medical Neuro-Oncology at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, about what's new in research and treatment for pediatric brain tumors. Comment with your questions and sign up to get a notification when the broadcast goes live. #BrainTumorAwarenessMonth
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URGENT: The Kraft Family Blood Donor Center needs your help! Platelet inventory is low. Donors are needed ASAP to help avoid a shortage for our patients during Memorial Day weekend. Bring a friend or family member and receive two movie tickets for your referral. Schedule your summer appointments today by emailing BloodDonor@partners.org or calling: 617-632-3206.
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4 years after launching, the Blood Cancer Research Partnership at Dana-Farber has offered 9 trials in 12 sites across the US, giving more patients the opportunity to participate in early-stage clinical trials for blood cancers.
4 years after launching the Blood Cancer Research Partnership at DanaFarber has

Blood Cancer Research Partnership - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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May is #BrainTumorAwarenessMonth. Learn more about brain tumor research & treatment at Dana-Farber: [ Bit.ly Link ]
"Don't be shy, speak your mind," says Natasha Frederick, MD, MPH. “These issues are very normal, and often they can be helped. But not if you don’t bring them up.”
Dont be shy speak your mind says Natasha Frederick MD MPH These

Facing Fertility Issues as a Pediatric Cancer Survivor

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Not all women's cancers can be found early, but there are steps you can take to reduce your risk, or detect it in its first stages.
Not all womens cancers can be found early but there are steps

Women’s Cancers: What You Should Be Screened For and When

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Jordan knew she would lose her hair by the time she walked down the aisle, so she came up with a solution: a 10 pound floral headdress that made her feel like a queen. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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"While I certainly wouldn’t have wished for cancer, I’m happy with my 'new life,' and don’t pine for the old one."
While I certainly wouldnt have wished for cancer Im happy with my

Battling Cancer: Restructuring and Enjoying Your New Life

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The best way to stop melanoma early, before it can spread, is understanding what to look for.
The best way to stop melanoma early before it can spread is understanding what to look for

Know Your Moles: When You Should Be Concerned about Melanoma

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Nearly 80,000 new cases of primary brain tumors are expected to be diagnosed this year. Learn about 5 common types of brain tumors and their signs and symptoms. #BrainTumorAwarenessMonth
Nearly 80000 new cases of primary brain tumors are expected to be

What Are the Most Common Brain Tumors?

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Thanks to her care team, led by Dr. David Fisher, Elizabeth Larcom is spending this Mother's Day with her six children -- including her "miracle baby" born during Larcom's treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Thanks to her care team led by Dr David Fisher Elizabeth Larcom

Pregnant with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, This Mom Found Care and Comfort at Dana-Farber

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