Meet Jimmy Fund Volunteer Chris Lopez

Each year, volunteers of all ages contribute more than 33,222 hours to Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund, making an important difference in the lives of cancer patients. For an inside look at what it is like to be a Jimmy Fund volunteer we interviewed Chris Lopez, who has volunteered with the Jimmy Fund for nearly 10 years:…

Egyptian fellows learn from pediatric care at Dana-Farber

The first participants in a new pediatric oncology fellowship established with the world’s largest children’s cancer hospital found much to admire at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, and much that they hope to put in practice at home. Four pediatric oncology fellows from Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt (CCHE) in Cairo spent six weeks…

5 Unforgettable Jimmy Fund moments from 2015

Twenty-four hours a day patients, families, doctors and donors fill the halls of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to help us in our efforts to conquer cancer. Thanks to all of those dedicated to our mission, we grow closer to curing cancer every year. In celebration of the meaningful moments that made 2015 a year we will never forget,…

Patient artwork featured in Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund’s 2015 Holiday Cards

  For the second year in a row, Dana-Farber patient Bernard Manning has submitted a personally designed card to be featured in Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund’s 2015 Holiday Collection presented by Amica Mutual Insurance. His artwork is one of 13 holiday cards designed by local artists and photographers. Bernard’s card features a penguin caught…

Halloween- a special treat at the Jimmy Fund Clinic

Costumes, candy corn, and crafts are just a few reasons why Halloween at Dana-Farber’s Jimmy Fund Clinic is a special treat for patients. The staff at the Clinic makes sure patients and families have a ghoulishly good time­– with pizza, parades, pumpkin painting, and of course, trick-or-treating. The annual Jimmy Fund Clinic patient trick-or-treat parade…