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Jimmy Fund Clinic patient and her sister take steps to fight cancer

September 25, 2015

In 2009, 3-year-old Emily Coughlin was diagnosed with Stage IV high-risk neuroblastoma, a rare form of pediatric cancer. For 16 months, Emily underwent treatment at Dana-Farber’s Jimmy Fund Clinic. During that time, Emily and her father Shane were on the bridge of Dana-Farber watching walkers participating in the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by…

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A different kind of bridal shower

September 7, 2015

Before Alden Coldwell and her husband, Peter Dearborn, were married in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire at the end of June, the couple opted for a different kind of bridal shower. On June 14, family and friends of the bride and groom gathered at the Kraft Family Blood Donor Center at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and…

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Young cancer survivors develop lifelong friendship at Dana-Farber’s Jimmy Fund Clinic

September 4, 2015

In preparation for his first day of kindergarten, young Michael Sweetman visited his primary care physician. What they anticipated to be a routine checkup left Michael’s parents with more questions than answers. The very next day, the Sweetman’s visited Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorder Center, where they learned Michael was suffering from acute lymphoblastic…

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