OOFOS celebrates $1 million fundraising milestone

February 18, 2021
OOFOS Staff

Recovery footwear company OOFOS has taken major steps in the fight against cancer with their strong commitment to supporting breast cancer research at Dana-Farber. In December 2020, OOFOS crossed the one-million-dollar milestone as the company continues to blaze ahead in its dedicated partnership. OOFOS, the official recovery shoe of Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund, donates…

Santa spreads cheer to Jimmy Fund Clinic patients

December 21, 2020
Patient Collage

Many things were different about 2020, but even a pandemic couldn’t keep holiday cheer away from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Jimmy Fund Clinic. With in-person gatherings not possible due to COVID-19 safety precautions, Jimmy Fund Clinic “elves” brought the fun to patients virtually—through Zoom Santa visits in clinic and in the comfort of their own homes….

Halloween in Jimmy Fund Clinic is a Whale of Fun for Patients and Staff

November 1, 2020

Pediatric patients got a trip “under the sea” during the Jimmy Fund Clinic’s annual Halloween celebration last Friday. The clinic was decorated in an aquatic theme, and staff dressed as everything from sharks to jellyfish to scuba divers. Although COVID-19 restrictions meant the traditional trick or treat parade could not venture to other floors of…

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center to launch nation’s first tissue-screening program for immunotherapies

October 24, 2017
cancer immunotherapies

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center (DF/BWCC) will become the first treatment center in the United States to routinely test patients’ tumor tissue to determine whether the cancer is likely to respond to immunotherapies. The testing, expected to begin in early 2018, will initially be offered to select patients in several DF/BWCC treatment centers, and the…

Singing the praises of Dana-Farber’s Unsung Heroes

August 18, 2017
Dana-Farber employee

Approaching the Dana-Farber building can feel a little overwhelming, but then you enter the parking garage and meet Jesus Urdaneta, one of the Dana-Farber Parking Valets. He offers you assistance getting out of your car, he might even greet you with a hug. He learns your name, and with each visit, he makes Dana-Farber feel…