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Congratulations to our own Franziska Michor for being voted a Carnegie Corporation of New York 2015 "Great Immigrant"!

You can learn about Dr. Michor's work at Dana-Farber here: http://bit.ly/Rv7y8z

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Carnegie Corporation of New York addresses issues related to the Achievement Gap -- the gap in academic achievement that persists between minority and disadvantaged students and their white counterparts -- through the following programs: Urban and Higher Education New Designs for Education ...
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What is the Difference Between Hodgkin Lymphoma and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma?
Arnold Freedman, MD, of the Adult Lymphoma Program at Dana-Farber, explains the difference between Hodgkin Lymphoma and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. 
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Both Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma are malignancies of a family of white blood cells known as lymphocytes, which help the body fight off infections and other diseases. Hodgkin lymphoma is marked by the presence of Reed-Sternberg cells, which are mature B cells that have become malignant, ...
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How Maintenance Therapy Is Used in Lymphoma
Arnie Freedman, MD, clinical director of the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center Adult Lymphoma Program, discusses several options for maintenance therapy of lymphoma, and the pros and cons of each.
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“We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness..." - The Declaration of Independence
Happy July 4th!
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Throwback to this important message from our #CareCoverCommit campaign last year. 
As part of our Sun Safety Program we will be giving free skin cancer screenings and free information on how to avoid unhealthy sun exposure at various beaches this summer. To see specific dates and locations, visit here: http://bit.ly/1C3INM7
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"Live in the sunshine. Swim the sea. Drink the wild air." - Emerson
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Five Things You Need to Know About Penile Cancer
While penile cancer is rare in North America and Europe, it can account for up to 10 percent of male cancers in parts of Asia, South America, and Africa. Mark Preston, MD, treats men with penile cancer in Dana-Farber’s Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology and offers five things you should know about the disease.
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Photo of the Week:
Mohamed Ghoul, the pizza and calzone cook at the Lavine Family Dining Pavilion, is always ready for the lunch rush at 11 a.m.
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Dana-Farber nutritionist Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, has narrowed down a list of her favorite healthy barbecue recipes for the summer. http://bit.ly/1jwXEn0
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“Over the last 10 years there has been a lot of excitement about new treatments for pediatric brain tumors,” says Peter Manley, MD, a pediatric neuro-oncologist with Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and director of the Stop & Shop Family Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Outcomes Clinic.
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As one of the most difficult cancers to treat, childhood brain tumors are the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in children under age 10. However, researchers are making more progress than ever before. “Over the last 10 years there has been a lot of excitement about new treatments for ...
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Why the Pan-Mass Challenge is My Kinetic Karma
This August, Dave Lafreniere will ride in his 14th Pan-Mass Challenge​. Hear from him why each years ride has become more personal.
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By Dave Lafreniere. I rode in my first Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) the day my mother died. She was a two-time breast cancer survivor who developed an unrelated, rare ocular melanoma while I was training. She passed away in the early morning of August 2, 2002, as I sat by and held her hand.
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What is the Link Between Diet and Melanoma?
Did you know? When it comes to sun safety, diet may also play a key role in the prevention of skin cancer and melanoma.
Here is some information on the emerging research around obesity, antioxidant intake, vitamin D and other potential nutrition-related links to melanoma.
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When it comes to sun safety, lathering on sunscreen, sporting broad-brimmed hats and staying in the shade surely come to mind. But diet may also play a key role in the prevention of skin cancer and melanoma. Here is some information on the emerging research around obesity, antioxidant intake, ...
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston is committed to providing expert, compassionate care to children and adults with cancer, while advancing the understanding, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases.

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