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Students spread kindness to cancer patients through handmade cards

November 14, 2017

More than 200 students from the Brussel Russel School in Brockton, Mass., crafted 250 handmade cards to spread words of kindness and encouragement to pediatric cancer patients at Dana-Farber’s Jimmy Fund Clinic. Each year, the Clinic receives hundreds of cards that each bring a special sentiment to the recipient. Take a look at the cards created…

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Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center to launch nation’s first tissue-screening program for immunotherapies

October 24, 2017

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center (DF/BWCC) will become the first treatment center in the United States to routinely test patients’ tumor tissue to determine whether the cancer is likely to respond to immunotherapies. The testing, expected to begin in early 2018, will initially be offered to select patients in several DF/BWCC treatment centers, and the…

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Senator’s Spontaneous Chin-Up Challenge Supports Dana-Farber Research

October 2, 2017

When Rob Hale, president and CEO of Granite Telecommunications, was providing U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida with a tour of the company’s headquarters in Quincy, Mass., Nelson noticed the many plaques and displays of the company’s philanthropic commitment to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. As the tour reached the headquarters’ gym space, Hale issued a friendly…

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