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No small feat – what it’s like to be a pair of DFMC running shoes Part II

October 14, 2015

Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge (DFMC) team members take on the ambitious responsibility of training to run 26.2 miles in the prestigious Boston Marathon® while also raising funds to support innovative basic cancer research. The runners take it on, but how do their running shoes feel about this exciting challenge? In Part II, we will continue looking…

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running for charity

No small feat – what it’s like to be a pair of DFMC running shoes Part I

October 11, 2015

Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge (DFMC) team members take on the ambitious responsibility of training to run 26.2 miles in the prestigious Boston Marathon® while also raising funds to support innovative basic cancer research. The runners take it on, but how do their running shoes feel about this exciting challenge? We’re switching things up, and looking at…

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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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