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What Is a Cancer Vaccine? | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Cancer vaccines are medicines that spur the immune system’s natural defenses against cancer. They belong to a class of substances known as biological …

My Lifetime Movie: How Cancer Changed Me | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Deb at the finish line for the 2014 B.A.A. Half Marathon. Deb ran to support Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.<p><b>By Deb Norris</b><p>My life plays like a <i>Lifetime</i> …

Five Things You Need to Know About Head and Neck Cancer | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Head and neck cancers represent a group of cancers that affect the throat, larynx, nose, sinuses, and mouth. While these diseases only represent 2.5 …

Promising Research Developments Stir Hopes for Melanoma, Lung, Breast and Ovarian Cancer | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

The growing excitement about the potential of immunotherapy treatments for cancer continued at the 2015 meeting of the American Association for …

You'll Tear Up Watching Orange Is the New Black's Uzo Aduba Explain Why She's Running the Boston Marathon

Blisters and chafing? No biggie whatsoever.<p>To say that <i>Orange Is the New Black</i> actress Uzo Aduba has been impacted by cancer is, unfortunately, a serious understatement. She's lost an aunt to leukemia and a cousin to breast cancer, and she has another aunt currently fighting breast cancer. Just this …

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HPV and Cancer

What are human papillomaviruses?<p>Human papillomaviruses (HPVs) are a group of more than 200 related viruses. More than 40 HPV types can be easily …

Low vitamin D linked to worse lymphoma outcomes

People with lower vitamin D in their blood prior to treatment for a type of non-Hodgkins lymphoma die from the disease or relapse earlier than …

For cancer risk, some BRCA mutations are more dangerous than others

Doctors have long recognized that women with mutations in two particular genes – BRCA1 and BRCA2 – have a higher risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Now they are starting to figure out which mutations are worse than others.<p>They have even discovered that some of these mutations may reduce a woman's …

The Best Foods and Diet for Cancer Treatment and Survivorship | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Regardless of diagnosis, nutrition is an important part of cancer treatment. Foods and diet can help maintain overall health, control side effects, …

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Answers to Common Questions About Stem Cell Transplants | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Stem cell transplantation can be a life-saving treatment option for patients with blood cancers or disorders. The procedure, sometimes called bone …

Scientific 'Salvage' Project Advances Understanding of AML | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

It looked like a scientific dead end – a clinical trial that found no benefit to a potential drug for a form of leukemia. But, like police detectives …

Top 10 Quotes From The Final Episode Of Ken Burns Documentary: 'Emperor Of All Maladies'

The third and final episode in the Ken Burns documentary aired last night and is now available through PBS online. The six-hour documentary is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of all Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by physician and researcher Siddhartha Mukherjee.<p>As to be …

What Specialists Does a Child See When Diagnosed with Cancer? | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Physicians tend to move quickly when a child is diagnosed with cancer. That’s because some of the most common types of childhood cancers (such as …

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Contrary to popular beliefs, fish oil supplements will not help cancer patients if they are undergoing chemotherapy, according to a recent study …

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Five Things Young Women with Breast Cancer Should Know | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

While the majority of women diagnosed with breast cancer are age 55 or older, about 14,500 women age 45 and younger are diagnosed with breast cancer …

For 'Orange Is the New Black' Star Uzo Aduba, Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge Is Personal | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Emmy Award-winning actress and Medfield, Mass., native Uzo Aduba has won numerous accolades for her portrayal of Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren on the …

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Google+ Hangout: Coping with Cancer as a Young Adult | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Karen Fasciano, PsyD, director of the Young Adult Program at Dana-Farber, recently joined young adults with cancer from across the country for a …

What Is It Like to Enroll in a Clinical Trial? | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

When Elizabeth Cahn was presented with her treatment options for triple-negative breast cancer, the decision was about more than just getting …

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Dana-Farber Holds Competition to Spur Fundraising Ideas

Taking a cue from the ubiquitous television reality shows, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is holding a competition for new fundraising ideas with …

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Gov Charlie Baker shaves head for charity to raise funds for cancer research to benefit Dana Farber Cancer Institute. http://t.co/50wmSsE5ju

Circulating tumor DNA in blood can predict recurrence of the most common type of lymphoma

News Release<p>Thursday, April 2, 2015<p>Measurement of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) in blood can be used to detect disease recurrence in patients with a …

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Cancer: Types & Stages

In simple words, <b>cancer</b> is a phenomenon where the cells of the body begin to grow and reproduce uncontrollably. These cells are lethal in the manner …

‘Bad luck’ may cause most adult cancers, study suggests | The Star

Chance and bad luck, not bad habits, are responsible for most adult cancers, reports a new study that could change the way many forms of the disease …

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