Category Cancer Awareness

Tips for lowering your cancer risk

Cancer is caused by a unique combination of genetic changes that cause cells to divide uncontrollably and invade normal tissues. According to the National Cancer Institute, these may be inherited genetic mutations, or, more likely, they occur throughout someone’s lifetime…

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Hodgkin Lymphoma Patient Aims to Lessen Cancer Stigma

Chloe Svolos is a social butterfly. When she isn’t working in the fundraising office for Dana-Farber’s Jimmy Fund, the 26-year-old is spending time with family, going out with friends, hanging out with her boyfriend, Luke, or traveling. She also recently…

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September is National Blood Cancer Awareness Month

September is blood cancer awareness month. It is a month to bring awareness and understanding to this specific set of cancers. This is important to me–I had a blood cancer, and I want to make sure more people are able…

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