During Girls Weekend, new friends connect

pediatric cancer patients

For seventeen girls and patients at Dana-Farber Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Dana-Farber’s annual Girls Weekend – a three-day arts, shopping, and food extravaganza – is a much-needed opportunity to relax and connect with new friends who also know what it’s like to have cancer. “Being a teenager – especially when you’re a girl…

Top 5 Cancer-Fighting Foods

In honor of National Nutrition Month® we sat down with Dana-Farber Nutritionist, Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, to discuss nutrient-rich foods with cancer-fighting properties. Kennedy, as well as the nutrition team at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, strongly supports a diet rich in plant-based foods and believes it’s one of the best ways to help prevent…