Dana-Farber Oncologist Gears Up for First Pan-Mass Challenge

July 25, 2018

If Toni Choueiri, MD, finds his strength waning during the hilly stretches of his first Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) bike-a-thon in August, he won’t need to look far for inspiration—just a few feet away, to fellow cyclist Rob Duffy. A 16-year PMC veteran and leader of Team More Cowbell, Duffy directs his team’s annual fundraising totals to Choueiri, director of…

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Atul Gawande commends Dana-Farber Society in powerful speech

July 13, 2018

The 28th Annual Dana-Farber Society (DFS) Recognition Dinner was held at the Mandarin Oriental, Boston on May 8. The evening was dedicated to celebrating progress in cancer research and patient care made possible by the generosity of the Dana-Farber Society — a group of individuals who have remembered Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund in their…

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For teenage girls, portraits are symbols of friendship and strength

May 21, 2018

The young women looked at the large, black-and-white photographs arranged around the room quietly at first. These were the type of glamour shots usually seen in fashion magazines, with one big difference. These pictures were of them, captured during the most challenging time of their lives, yet looking strong, confident – beautiful. Three months earlier,…

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