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…

Patients Celebrate Pig Day: A Jimmy Fund Clinic Tradition

Seven years ago, Martha Young, Program Manager of Patient and Family Education at Dana-Farber’s Jimmy Fund Clinic, met a young patient who shared her same unique love for pigs. Together, they discovered the seldom-celebrated holiday, National Pig Day, and came up with a creative idea they knew would bring smiles to patients at the Jimmy…

Red Sox rookies bring smiles to patients at the Jimmy Fund Clinic

Nine-year-old Ethyn Yates has traveled twice to Dana-Farber from his native Australia in the past three years, and both times the Boston Red Sox have made the nearly 11,000-mile trip less scary. Yates, who had a stem cell transplant at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center in late 2013 for the genetic disorder adrenoleukodystrophy,…