Category Cancer Awareness

The Hale family legacy drives pancreatic cancer research

November marks Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. This month, and throughout the year, we recognize the many pancreatic cancer patients, past and present, at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and beyond, while giving thanks to the generous donors who support the Institute and…

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The Jimmy Fund remembers Jerry Remy

We are saddened to hear of Jerry Remy’s passing as he was a strong champion for the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Jerry was generous with his time whether it was visiting with our patients, hosting them in the…

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Stand Up To Cancer features Count Me In

Now more than ever, it’s critical for researchers to unlock new information about cancer. When patients and researchers come together to share personal data and experiences, they can uncover new discoveries, solutions, and treatments for numerous types of cancer. This…

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‘Spectacular’ care spurs bequest to defy cancer

For Andrea Abraham, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is like family. And just as her four grandchildren will carry on her memory for years to come, Andrea knows the importance of leaving a legacy for her Dana-Farber family, too. A trustee since…

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Canton Together, Wherever, Against Cancer.

In order to keep the community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai did not take place along its normal route from Hopkinton to Boston. Instead, the virtual event allowed walkers and teams to…

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