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Sharon walkers honored as Pacesetters
Eight Sharon residents were recently honored as Pacesetters of the 2013 Boston MarathonA® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
32nd Annual Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl presented by Walgreens on June 3-5
The 32nd annual Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl A® presented by Walgreens will take place at Boston's City Hall Plaza on June 3, 4, and 5 from noon to eight p.m. Dozens of flavors of ice cream will be served by top vendors including: Baskin-Robbins, Ben & Jerry's, Breyers, Byrne Dairy, Delish, Edy's, Friendly's, Hood and more.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Splice Variants Reveal Connections Among Autism Genes
A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Center for Cancer Systems Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has uncovered a new aspect of autism, revealing that proteins involved in autism interact with many more partners than previously known.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Splice variants reveal connections among autism genes
Splicing variants of autism genes were cloned from the brain and screened for interactions.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Boston Half Marathon
I first pledged to do the Boston 10k, which I did, and along with it, fundraised over 4,000 dollars for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Immunovaccine's DepoVax(TM) Technology Underpins New...
In a competitive process, Dana-Farber has been awarded a research grant of $1.2 million for clinical evaluation of its cancer vaccine.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Wilmington to host Kids' Ride to fight cancer on May 18
This spring, the Pan-Mass Challenge Wilmington-Andover Kids Ride will be one of 37 PMC Kids Rides throughout New England and beyond.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Marlborough resident recognized for extraordinary fundraising efforts
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. - Debra LaFrankie, of Marlborough, is a champion fundraiser for the Boston MarathonA® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai, a one-day charity walk that raises funds for the Jimmy Fund for all types of cancer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Fresenius Kabi Scientific Investigator Award Presented to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Fresenius Kabi announced today that Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has received the company's first Fresenius Kabi Scientific Investigator Award.
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PUTTING for PATIENTS Miniature Golf Fundraiser
The following information was submitted by Anna Krah, Medfield High School Student Council President.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
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Students of the Gardner School in Swansea collected items for "Happy Hope Bags" to be brought to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital and Children's Hospital in Boston.
Dana-Farber, Steward Health Care in St. Elizabeth's cancer center deal
St. Elizabeth's patients with cancer can now be treated by specialists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute under a new deal between the renowned cancer center and the St. Elizabeth's parent company, the for-profit Steward Health Care System.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
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Physicians Lack Consensus on Use of Genetic Testing
Physicians vary in attitudes about predictive multiplex somatic genetic testing and their plans to incorporate its use into practice, according to research published online March 24 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology .
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Docs: Rare cancer holds research key
Scientists in Boston have discovered that a rare, deadly and often overlooked pediatric brain cancer known as AT/RT could hold the key to understanding and treating more common malignancies, and they're on a mission to share that message with researchers around the globe.
Study Finds Oncologists Differ Widely on Offering Cancer Gene Testing
Many cancer researchers believe that cutting-edge advances in genomics will pave the way for personalized or "precision" cancer medicine for all patients in the near future.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
BREAST CANCER STUDY: Massachusetts General Hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Institute are doing a 5-year study on women at high risk for breast cancer.
Tue Mar 18, 2014
The War on Cancer: Are We Winning?
On Wednesday, March 26, leaders from the Alliance of Dedicated Cancer Centers will gather in Washington D.C. to discuss the war against cancer in a panel discussion led by ABC News political commentator and NPR Morning Edition contributor, Cokie Roberts.