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New study may change how prostate cancer is treated
Due to promising preliminary results, officials at the National Cancer Institute decided to release them early on December 5 before a full analysis of the trial was completed Due to promising preliminary results, officials at the National Cancer Institute decided to release them early on December 5 before a full analysis of the trial was completed ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Cape Cod Times
Dance event to benefit cancer research
Dancing For A Cure on Dec. 14 and 15 at Barnstable High School's Knight Auditorium will raise money for cancer research.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
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Dana-Farber Physicians Recognized as 'Top Doctors' in Boston Magazine
Boston magazine has named 54 physicians and surgeons affiliated with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to its annual Top Doctors guide.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
R.J. Corman estate worth an estimated $270 million, court documents say
When he died Aug. 23 at age 58, railroad entrepreneur R.J. "Rick" Corman left behind an estate with a total estimated value of more than $270 million, according to an "inventory and appraisement" included in probate documents filed in Jessamine County.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
A chemical logic for reprogramming to pluripotency
In a recent paper published in Science , Hou et al . pursue a rational, albeit laborious approach to identify cocktails of small molecules whose treatment restores pluripotency in adult somatic cells.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Dover and Sherborn residents raise nearly $559K for the PMC
Of the record-setting $39 million raised for cancer research by cyclists of the 2013 Pan-Mass Challenge, the most successful athletic fundraising event in the country, 48 Dover residents raised more than $437,400 and 24 Sherborn residents raised more than $121,500.
Personalized cancer treatments suffer setback
The drive to exploit the particular genetics of a patient's tumours to treat them is being complicated by a new study that found flaws in how such drugs are being screened.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Asian Women for Health presents the brave faces of cancer
TransformAsians, hosted by Asian Women for Health, focused on Asian women and cancer on Nov. 16 at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Eat Nuts, Live Longer?
If you like nuts - and it doesn't seem to matter what kind is your personal favorite - you might be cutting your risk of early death by eating a handful of them every day.
Doctors claim 'Eat nuts and live longer'
Meet Lynn Sterett and Joan Kass, the co-founders of 'The Well Dressed Nut', a 3-year-old premium, artisan nut company based in Tenafly, NJ.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Andover residents raise more than $337K for the PMC
Of the record-setting $39 million raised for cancer research by cyclists of the 2013 Pan-Mass Challenge, the most successful athletic fundraising event in the country, 59 Andover residents raised more than $337,300.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Cape Cod Times
Cape cyclists raise $700K for Dana-Farber
The 131 Cape cyclists who pedaled their way to Provincetown in the 2013 Pan-Mass Challenge in August raised nearly $698,200 for adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Students raise $1,500 for cancer research
Several seventh-grade students at the Cooperative Middle School were excited to present the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute with a check for over $1,500 on Wednesday.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Joint Center for Cancer Precision Medicine Established
The Joint Center for Cancer Precision Medicine, a collaborative initiative among Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital, and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, has been established to create "precision medicine treatment pathways" for patients with advanced cancers and to speed the development of ... (more)
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Poorer women with a breast lump may wait to see doctor
Poor young women are more likely to delay going to the doctor when they find a breast lump than women in better financial straits, a new study suggests.
Research: Poor Women Likely to Delay Seeing Doctor
New research at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston finds poorer women are more likely to delay seeing a doctor after finding a breast abnormality.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
Bangor Daily News
Two Bangor natives team up to fight cancer
Two-time cancer survivor Andy Seguin living in Baltimore, and Jamie Tinker, an active duty Navy sailor stationed in San Diego, have teamed up for Andy's next 192-mile Pan-Mass Challenge to support the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
[Perspective] A Stem Cell Perspective on Cellular Engineering
Stem Cell Transplantation Program, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Manton Center for Orphan Disease Research, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Children's Hospital Boston and Dana Farber Cancer Institute; Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School; Broad Institute; Harvard Stem Cell Institute; ... (more)