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  1. CITGO Teams Up with Boston Red Sox Foundation to Launch Spirit Pump CampaignRead the original story

    Friday | CSRwire.com

    This July through October, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, along with its local New England partners, SEI Fuels, H.A. Mapes, Global Partners and Tradewinds, will fuel good for the Red Sox Foundation through the installation of unique Red Sox-branded gas pumps at multiple CITGO stations throughout Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Maine. Red Sox fans and CITGO customers alike can stop by the designated gas stations to fill up their tank at the branded Spirit Pump and a portion of their fuel purchase will be donated directly to the Red Sox Foundation.

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  2. Pan Mass Challenge needs volunteers at Babson CollegeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Swellesley Report

    Volunteers are needed for the following crews: Parking and Traffic, Site Beautification, Luggage, Logistics, Bike Parking. Without hands-on support, the PMC ride couldn't happen.

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  3. Restaurants holding campaign to benefit The Jimmy FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc.

    Through Aug. 7, customers at participating Papa Gino's and D'Angelo locations will be invited to make a contribution to The Jimmy Fund, which supports adult and pediatric cancer care and research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. As a thank you, customers will receive coupons for menu items at D'Angelo, Papa Gino's and other retailers, including Water Country, Valvoline Instant Oil Change, Six Flags New England, Reebok, Polar Beverages, Golfsmith, Sully's Brand and EverybodyFights.

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  4. Brookline, Hollis residents to ride in Pan-Mass ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc.

    On Aug. 6-7, 11 residents of Brookline and Hollis will participate in the Pan-Mass Challenge, the largest single athletic fundraising event in the country. They will be among 6,500 cyclists who will ride with the collective goal of raising $46 million to support adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

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  5. My big intro to BI & analytics vendor MicroStrategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Network World

    MicroStrategy, a veteran of the business intelligence and analytics market that is currently littered with so many startups , has plenty to boast about and isn't shy about doing it. Its revenue comes in at more than half a billion dollars, the company is profitable , and it serves giant customers like eBay and the U.S. Postal Service.

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  6. Bristol 'Cop On Top' Fundraiser Begins FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Hartford Courant

    Two off-duty police officers will spend the weekend camping, but not at a park or beach: They'll be on the roof of the Stop & Shop on Farmington Avenue. Officers Jace DeLuca and Alex Hamzy are scheduled to camp out on the roof from 4 p.m. Friday to noon on Sunday, and they're hoping hundreds of shoppers will stop by to talk and perhaps donate to the Jimmy Fund.

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  7. Stamford Hospital's Cancer Center Joins Boston-Based Medical GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Stamford Daily Voice

    Stamford Hospital's Carl & Dorothy Bennett Cancer Center is the newest member - and first in Connecticut - of the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care Collaborative, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital announced Wednesday. As part of the membership process, the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center clinicians and other staff conducted an extensive review of Stamford's outpatient medical oncology and radiation oncology practices and procedures, including patient safety protocols, nursing and pharmacy practices, chemotherapy administration and information systems.

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  8. New treatment approach may benefit relapsed post-transplant blood cancer patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Medical News

    For many patients with advanced blood cancers, a stem-cell transplant can drive the disease into remission. However, about one-third of these patients experience a relapse and face a very poor prognosis.

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  9. Immunotherapy benefits relapsed stem cell transplant recipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | PhysOrg Weblog

    For many patients with advanced blood cancers, a stem-cell transplant can drive the disease into remission. However, about one-third of these patients experience a relapse and face a very poor prognosis.

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  10. Stamford Hospital Joins Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care CollaborativeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Newswise

    The Stamford Hospital Carl & Dorothy Bennett Cancer Center is the newest member of the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care Collaborative , and the first in Connecticut, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital announced today. Participation in the collaborative reflects the Bennett Cancer Center's demonstrated commitment to excellence by meeting a wide array of standards and best practices.

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  11. The high price of workplace stressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Sick and tired of your job? You're not alone. Nearly half of working adults say that their current job affects their overall health, but only 28 percent of those believe that effect is a good one.

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  12. Unrealistic expectations may hinder blood cancer patients' careRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Reuters

    The biggest barrier to high-quality end-of-life care for patients with blood cancers may be unrealistic expectations, a new survey found. For patients with solid-tumor cancers, standards for quality end-of-life care include not receiving chemotherapy in the last two weeks before death, and not being intubated in the final month.

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  13. GiniClust added to PyPIRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Richard Jones' Stuff

    GiniClust is a clustering method implemented in Python and R for detecting rare cell-types from large-scale single-cell gene expression data. GiniClust can be applied to datasets originating from different platforms, such as multiplex qPCR data, traditional single-cell RNAseq or newly emerging UMI-based single-cell RNAseq, e.g. inDrops and Drop-seq.

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  14. Can Fitbit Keep Going After Last Week's 9% Pop?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Fox News

    Fitbit investors caught a break last week. Shares of the top dog in wearable fitness moved 9% higher last week after encouraging news on new products and another health partnership.

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  15. Paul Dowd fund-raiser succeeds for Jimmy FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Berkshire Eagle

    Jimmy Fund Golf extends its sincerest thanks to the organizers and sponsors of the Paul Dowd Jimmy Fund Golf Classic held June 8, at Berkshire Hills Country Club in Pittsfield. Special appreciation goes to Bob Tucker of Pittsfield, Mass.

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  16. Two groundbreaking studies reflect new paradigm in breast cancer researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | PhysOrg Weblog

    In a new paradigm of breast cancer research, physicians are fast-tracking promising new experimental drugs for further study, while immediately dropping drugs and drug combinations that don't work. Loyola Medicine oncologist Kathy S. Albain, MD, FACP, FASCO is a co-author of two such studies, published in the July 7, 2016 New England Journal of Medicine .

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  17. Men with advanced prostate cancer might consider gene testRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | KNDU

    Men with prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of their body should be considered for genetic testing, a new study suggests. Testing for inherited abnormalities in DNA repair genes could provide patients and family members important information about their health and cancer risk, the study authors said.

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  18. Toddler Cancer Patient Gets Surprise Police Esc...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Country Legends 106.9 Topeka, Kansas

    A Massachusetts girl battling a rare cancer got a big surprise when she was cheered on by neighbors and given a police escort on her way to her last chemotherapy treatment. Mila Martineau, 2, was diagnosed with a rare cancer called embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma in January of this year.

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  19. Two Groundbreaking Studies Signal Paradigm Shift in Breast Cancer ResearchRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | Newswise

    In a new paradigm of breast cancer research, physicians are fast-tracking promising new experimental drugs for further study, while immediately dropping drugs and drug combinations that don't work. Loyola Medicine oncologist Kathy S. Albain, MD, FACP, FASCO is a co-author of two such studies, published in the July 7, 2016 New England Journal of Medicine.

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  20. Registration Now Open - 2016 Chabner Colloquium, November 11-12, 2016...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | PRWeb

    Registration is now open for the Society for Translational Oncology Chabner Colloquium: Answering the Big Questions in Cancer Research & 2016 STO Annual Meeting. Registration is now open for the Society for Translational Oncology Chabner Colloquium: Answering the Big Questions in Cancer Research & 2016 STO Annual Meeting.

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