Category Cancer Awareness

Expanding care—and defying cancer—globally

According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the leading cause of death worldwide, and access to care varies widely around the world, with comprehensive treatment available in more than 90% of high-income countries, but less than 15% of low-income…

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Working to defy cancer: Meet Erin McKenna

This post is part of a series highlighting staff members within Dana-Farber Cancer Institute & The Jimmy Fund’s Division of Philanthropy, to give supporters an inside peek at life at New England’s favorite charity. Today, we’re talking to Erin McKenna,…

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Spread holiday cheer with Jimmy Fund Clinic patients

Each fall, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s collection of holiday cards directly supports our lifesaving mission to defy cancer. Jimmy Fund Clinic patients Mia and Emma designed festive artwork included in this year’s collection. The young artists’ cards are available for sale…

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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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