Our amazing community and COVID-19

March 30, 2020

Like you, Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund are closely monitoring the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The health of our patients and our staff remain our first priority through these unprecedented and unsettling circumstances—and is at the heart of every decision we are making today and every day. Dana-Farber is continuing to do everything it can…

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Young multiple myeloma patient pays it forward

March 4, 2020

By Ethan Hawes So much of a cancer diagnosis is how you view it. From 2013, when I was diagnosed with multiple myeloma as a 22-year-old college senior, until 2016, I felt isolated and insecure. Getting diagnosed with something so rare at 22 was terrifying and overwhelming. As a young person, I hadn’t faced such…

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Thru-hiker conquers Pacific Crest Trail in memory of mother

December 16, 2019

Jim “Slim” Klumpp first set his sights on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) in 2018, one year after his mother, Susan “Sue” Klumpp, passed away. Sue was Slim’s biggest supporter, in both his adventurous and creative pursuits. Slim’s grandparents were writers and Sue encouraged this talent in her son from an early age. After she…

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Cancer patient believes, ‘Anything is possible with Dana-Farber’

November 18, 2019

Anne Palmer cannot stay still. If she is not reading or spending time with her husband of 34 years or three sons, she can be found participating in her favorite athletic activities including running, skateboarding, skiing, boogie boarding, and snorkeling. In fact, Anne had just completed a half-marathon when, in June 2012, she found a…

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Army Veteran Focuses on a New Fight

November 11, 2019

Clifton “Cliff” Mo, MD, didn’t follow the traditional route to Dana-Farber. The Institute’s new multiple myeloma physician and Director of autologous stem cell transplantation for multiple myeloma is a graduate of the United States Military Academy West Point, a veteran of the Iraq War, and a former Lieutenant Colonel. While he didn’t take the expressway…

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