Jacksonville Daily News
Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer
Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Jimmy Fund Walk accepting registrations
Set for Sunday, Sept. 21, the one-day fundraising event to fight cancer offers four routes: the 26.2-mile route starting from Hopkinton; the 13.1-mile route from Wellesley High School; the 5-mile route from Boston College; and the 3-mile route from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Science, Industry and Business
Double act: How a single molecule can attract and repel growing brain connections
How can you find the same thing both attractive and repulsive? For growing neurons, the answer is in how they engage with it.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Jersey City Burger King restaurants join 'A Chance for Kids and Families' fundraiser
Photo of Darla , surrounded by her family. Darla is 5-years-old, and lives with her family lives in Massachusetts.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Oraya awarded NIH grant to study how gold nanoparticles can enhance Wet AMD treatment
Oraya Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that they have been awarded a $215,000 Small Business Technology Transfer Grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate how Oraya Therapy, a low voltage stereotactic radiotherapy , and gold nanoparticles can further enhance the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration .
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Study Finds New Genetic Risk Markers in Pancreatic Cancer
A large DNA analysis of people with and without pancreatic cancer has identified several new genetic markers that signal increased risk of developing the highly lethal disease, report scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
A photo taken from a drone of the starting line of the Pan Mass Challenge in Sturbridge
The 35th annual Pan Mass Challenge kicked off on Saturday with more than 5,700 cyclists riding up to 190 miles over the weekend.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
From Sturbridge, cyclists pedal for cancer cure
When the Pan Massachusetts Challenge began in 1980, there were no cell phones, no Internet, and no idea the fundraiser for cancer treatment and cutting-edge research would be knocking on the philanthropic door of a half billion dollars raised after thirty five annual bicycle rides.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Sweat and sweets
The 35th annual Pan-Mass Challenge gets rolling today, from Sturbridge to Provincetown and dozens of communities along the way, with the same goal it has had from its beginning in 1980 - raising millions of dollars for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Donation of $10 million to Brigham and Women's Hospital final wish of patient, visionary
In a gift serving as a testament to the legacy he will leave behind, Albert A. Marcotte has given $10 million to Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Cancer's growth driven by minority of cells within a tumour
US cancer researchers have unearthed further evidence that a tumour's growth can be fuelled by just a small minority of its cells.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Target growth-driving cells within tumors, not fastest-proliferating cells
Of the many sub-groups of cells jockeying for supremacy within a cancerous tumor, the most dangerous may not be those that can proliferate the fastest, researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute report in a paper appearing in an advance online publication of the journal Nature .
Tue Jul 29, 2014
We Hear: WEEI, Pan-Mass Challenge, Barbara Lynch, Bill Belichick...
That Entercom 's apology for "Dennis & Callahan" show yakker Kirk Minihane 's less-than-gallant comments about Fox Sports gal Erin Andrews may have done the trick.
In Pan-Mass Challenge App, Star Tech CEOs and PMC Alumni Develop...
Industry leading mobile commerce entrepreneurs Paul English and Ben Fischman have partnered with the Pan-Mass Challenge to develop a mobile app that enables rider tracking all day long and fundraising year-round.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Prive gears up for Pan-Mass trek
Fresh off an 8,000-mile, 32-day cross-country trip to California and back with his wife Paula, Prive is now gearing up for his annual trek as a participant in the Pan-Mass Challenge.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
World according to Dylan Six-year-old's latest random act of kindness ...
His eyes sparkle through the glasses he must wear because of reduced eyesight. His smile lights up a room.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Applied Clinical Trials
Debbie's Dream Foundation Continues to Be at the Forefront of...
Debbie's Dream Foundation Continues to Be at the Forefront of Hastening Stomach Cancer Treatment Development and Assisting with Clinical Trials Enrollment /PRNewswire/ -- Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer's Medical Advisory Board Member Adam Bass, MD, serves as co-Chair of The Cancer Genome Atlas Gastric Cancer Project, Director for ... (more)