Dana-Farber nutritionist breaks down nutrition facts and cancer myths

March 24, 2017

Dana-Farber nutritionist Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, shares her latest nutrition insight for cancer patients and speaks to some common food-related cancer myths. Watch as Kennedy answers the following questions: What are some easy ways to improve one’s diet right now? Are there specific types of foods or nutrients cancer patients should eat or avoid eating?…

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10 Evidence-Based Cancer Prevention Tips

March 3, 2017

Cancer researchers continue to explore why cancer occurs in the body – and how to stop it before it shows up. Tools like genetic testing, which looks for alterations, or mutations, in a person’s genes, can help determine whether a person is more likely to develop certain kinds of cancer. But researchers have also identified…

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How Dana-Farber gave my family hope

December 7, 2016

On November 29, 2011, cancer changed our lives. My son Richi was diagnosed in our home city of Barcelona with a high-risk medulloblastoma, one of the most aggressive brain tumors. From that day on, we did not return home. We could never imagine what awaited us. Richi endured a total of eight operations. He entered…

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Family designs bracelet to honor brother and support Dana-Farber

November 22, 2016

As he embarked on an investment banking career, Fred Magnanimi vowed two things: He’d never live in his native Rhode Island, and he would never work in his family’s jewelry manufacturing business. Now he’s doing both – and Dana-Farber’s Holiday Cards & Gifts presented by Amica Insurance is benefiting. Love and loss inspired Magnanimi’s change…

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