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On Sunday, as they have each year since 1989, thousands will pass through Kenmore Square during the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk for Dana-Farber. 🚶
#‎throwback ‪#‎tbt #cancer
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A variety of plants grow together on a wire trellis in the Thea and James Stoneman Healing Garden. 🌱 #potw
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Jochen Lorch, MD, director of the Thyroid Cancer Center at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, shares tips on how to properly perform a "neck check" and detect potential symptoms.
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#DanaFarber #thyroidcancerawareness #thycsm
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Congratulations to William G. Kaelin, M.D., on being named a winner of the Lasker Award - the United States most prestigious biomedical award. Dr. Kaelin is being honored for his research in why mutations in tumor-suppressor genes can lead to cancer. http://bit.ly/2cB2hzZ
#Lasker2016
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Matthew Davids, MD, discusses the latest research in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and how treatment is changing for patients with CLL. http://bit.ly/2cq3P0M 
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According to the American Cancer Society, more than 180,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, with African American men 60 percent more likely to develop the disease than other ethnic groups. Fortunately, the vast majority of prostate cancer diagnoses will be a slow-growing, highly treatable form of the disease. 
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Stupid things. We all say them. And cancer patients have heard them all — from the insensitive to the absurd, from nutrition tips to fertility advice, and just about everything in between. While patients can laugh (hopefully) at the remarks in hindsight, when they’re first said, they can cut deep, making patients question their decisions.

#DanaFarber #cancer #podcast
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What Are the Most Common Blood Cancers in Adults?

#DanaFarber #BloodCancerAwareness #HemeOnc
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Although lymphoma diagnoses are often categorized as either Hodgkin lymphoma or non-Hodgkin lymphoma, there are many subtypes of each disease, with more than 50 subtypes of non-Hodgkin lymphoma alone. http://bit.ly/2cCTwDH

Although lymphoma diagnoses are often categorized as either Hodgkin lymphoma or non-Hodgkin lymphoma, there are many subtypes of each disease, with more than 5…
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At Dana-Farber, researchers are collecting tissue samples to see if they can pry open the secrets to why precancerous conditions sometimes become cancerous and unlock new treatment options for certain types of blood cancers and other blood disorders.

#DanaFarber #cancer #blooddisorders
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After appearing on the WEEI/NESN Radio-Telethon, David Ortiz picks up ALL patient Olivia Steiner and holds her during the Boston Red Sox team photo! #POTW
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6 Fast Facts About Prostate Cancer
#prostatecancerawareness #pcsm
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 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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Monday8:30 am–5:00 pm
Tuesday8:30 am–5:00 pm
Wednesday8:30 am–5:00 pm
Thursday8:30 am–5:00 pm
Friday8:30 am–5:00 pm
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(617) 632-3000
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450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215-5418
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