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  1. Novartis accelerates cancer immunotherapy efforts with Aduro Biotech...Read the original story

    Mar 29, 2015 | PR-inside.com

    Novartis International AG / Novartis accelerates cancer immunotherapy efforts with Aduro Biotech alliance and launch of new immuno-oncology research group . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.

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  2. Relationships matter as biotech company builds upon its growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Sam Massoni chose Gardner as the site for New England Peptide Inc. when he got started in the late 1990s. The city is doing its part to keep the company around as it experiences its latest round of growing pains.

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  3. Waltham Resident Recognized at the Jimmy Fund Golf Appreciation NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Patch.com

    More than 160 volunteer-run tournaments were recognized by the Jimmy Fund on March 12 at The International Golf Club in Bolton, Mass., for their commitment to the Jimmy Fund Golf program. By organizing golf tournaments, they helped raise more than $6.5 million in 2014 for adult and pediatric cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through Jimmy Fund Golf.

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  4. Portfolio: ZGF's health care projectsRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Portland Architecture

    Recently Portland firm ZGF Architects wasselected by Healthcare Design magazine as the 2015 Organization of the Year for "advancing the industry through inpatient and outpatient facility and research laboratory projects in the U.S. and beyond."

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  5. McCarthy race Sunday in TewksburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    The Meghan McCarthy 5K Road Race will be held on Sunday, March 29. The race will begin at 9 a.m. at Tewksbury High School. Proceeds benefit Pediatric Brain Tumor Cancer Research at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

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  6. Promising vaccine strategy for type 1 diabetes extended to humansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A molecule that prevents Type 1 diabetes in mice has provoked an immune response in human cells, according to researchers at National Jewish Health and the University of Colorado. The findings, published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , suggest that a mutated insulin fragment could be used to prevent Type 1 diabetes in humans.

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  7. Four North Reading Residents Running Boston Marathon for Dana-FarberRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Patch.com

    Megan Beaulieu, Nick Boulas, Brendan Fortin and Michael Vangelist will run as members of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge , which has nearly 575 teammates from across the world. The goal is to raise $5.2 million for cancer research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

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  8. Two Fairhaven 12-year-olds running for a causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | SouthCoastToday.com

    FAIRHAVEN - Will Benoit ran last year's New Bedford Half Marathon as an 11-year-old with his father, Russ Benoit, and had the time of his young life. "I was one of the youngest so the cheers were pretty loud.

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  9. Businessman plans to run Boston for Steve GervaisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    When Charlie Nikopolous would tell Steve Gervais during Rotary meetings about running marathons and other races, Gervais would say: "Brother, you crazy?" Nikopolous ran his first Boston Marathon in memory of his father. But this year's edition on April 20 -- his fifth Boston Marathon and eighth marathon overall -- will be for Gervais.

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  10. Path To Breast Cancer Care Differs By Race, EthnicityRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2015 | Medical Daily

    Breast cancer patients of different races and ethnicities may not pick surgeons and hospitals in the same way, a new study suggests. For example, black and Hispanic women with breast cancer were less likely than white women to select surgeons and hospitals based on reputation, researchers found.

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  11. Dana-Farber study questions benefits of online genetic testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Boston.com

    Cancer patients or their families often arrive at the oncologist's office holding printouts about genetic tests that they found on the Internet. The tests promise profound results: By understanding the genetic makeup of a patient - or of a tumor - doctors will then be able to tailor the best treatment for that patient.

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  12. Immunovaccine Announces 2014 Year-End ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Market Wire

    Immunovaccine Inc. , a clinical stage vaccine company, today announced its financial and operational results for the year ended December 31, 2014. "During 2014, we continued to broaden awareness in the scientific and investor communities of the potential of our novel DepoVax platform, in both cancer and infectious diseases.

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  13. Study Finds Racial Differences in Choices for Breast Cancer CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | MedicineNet

    When it comes to choosing a surgeon and hospital for breast cancer treatment, white patients are more likely to make their selection based on reputation than black and Hispanic patients are, a new study shows. The findings suggest that minority patients may be more dependent on doctor referrals and health plan limitations when making those decisions, the researchers said.

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  14. For Charlie Nikopolous, this Boston Marathon is specialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Harvard Hillside

    At Rotary meetings, when Charlie Nikopolous, a Boxboro resident and Harvard business owner, would tell Steve Gervais about running marathons and other races, Gervais would say: "Brother, you crazy?" Nikopolous ran his first Boston Marathon in memory of his father. Now, this upcoming one -- his fifth Boston Marathon and eighth marathon overall -- will be for Gervais.

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  15. Executive Profile: Dr. Edward Benz of Dana-FarberRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Business Journal

    When Dr. Edward Benz came to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in 2000 as the hospital's new CEO, he arrived in the midst of a recovery.

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  16. Cell Medica granted Orphan Drug designation for novel cellular therapyRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Medical News Today

    Cell Medica, a leading cellular immunotherapy company, has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Orphan Drug Designation to the company's cancer immunotherapy treatment, referred to as CMD-003, under development for Epstein-Barr Virus positive non-Hodgkin lymphomas . Additionally, the company announced the treatment of the first patient in the CITADEL Phase II clinical trial investigating the safety and efficacy of CMD-003 for the treatment of aggressive extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma in patients who have failed previous therapies.

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  17. Minority Women Less Involved in Choices for Breast CA SurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Mental Help Net

    Minority patients are less actively involved in surgeon and hospital selection for breast cancer surgery, according to a study published online March 19 in JAMA Oncology . Rachel A. Freedman, M.D., M.P.H., from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, and colleagues surveyed 500 women with stage 0 to III breast cancer diagnosed during 2010 through 2011 to examine racial/ethnic differences in surgeon and hospital selection.

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  18. All ages step out at marathon to fight cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Cape Cod Times

    Displaying moves from zumba to jazz, Cape Cod performers will dance their way Saturday night toward what they hope will someday be a cure for breast and ovarian cancer.

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  19. Dance - Dance - Dance for a Cure, & more: Best Bets for the WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | WGBH

    Dancing for a Cure, the exuberant fundraiser to fight cancer, returns for a 5th year, bringing together hundreds of people of all ages to dance and dance and dance . Right, it's a dance marathon! It's at Cape Cod Academy on Saturday evening, and proceeds benefit the Friends of Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and its Cape Cod outreach program.

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  20. Katonah resident running for cancer researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Patch.com

    On April 20, Frank Greene, from Katonah, NY, will run to conquer cancer as a member of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team in the 119th Boston Marathon . Parker, along with nearly 575 Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge teammates from across the United States and around the world, will run Massachusetts' historic marathon route from Hopkinton to Boston with a goal to raise $5.2 million for cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

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