Patients Celebrate Pig Day: A Jimmy Fund Clinic Tradition

March 7, 2015

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…

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Love. They say it conquers all- but can it help conquer cancer?

February 14, 2015

Love. They say it conquers all—but can it help conquer cancer? For cancer survivor David Lash it definitely played a role. From the love of his friends, family, and fiancé during treatments, and his medical staff during a life-saving procedure, David credits love for helping him through his journey. At just 21 years old, David…

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

February 13, 2015

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,…

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