Mammography Van Delivers Care Directly to the Community

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute provides convenient care services and promotes public health among high-risk populations of women in Greater Boston’s low-income communities. Our Mammography Van—the only mobile digital mammography program in Massachusetts—is an integral part of our efforts to increase access to screening and breast health education. Partnering with 17 community health centers, the Mammography Van…

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…