Category Cancer Fundraising Events

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UnMask Cancer raises nearly $270,000

“Dana-Farber’s commitment to cancer care and research is very near and dear to our hearts,” said Bill Rancic, who with his wife Giuliana, hosted this year’s UnMask Cancer presented by The Herb Chambers Companies. Giuliana, a breast cancer survivor, and…

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cancer walk

Friends Lead Walk Teams to Honor Mothers

On the morning of September 25, 2016, thousands of walkers will lace up for the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai as they prepare to honor all those affected by cancer. For two Team Captains, the day will…

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Dana-Farber research

Standing up to—and fighting back against—cancer

Tonight, Stand Up To Cancer’s (SU2C) telecast will narrate powerful cancer patient and research stories—reminding us all that hope, determination, and innovation are the keys to conquering this terrible disease. Dana-Farber is a long-time partner of SU2C in our shared…

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Meet Alyssa: Walking to Conquer Cancer

In August of 2010, I joined the staff in Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund’s Development office. Immediately, I recognized the compassion and dedication embodied by my colleagues. I had found my new home and had been introduced to a breadth…

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When your sons are both diagnosed with cancer

“There isn’t really a word that can describe what we were feeling,” recalls Ebony. Her sons Javon and Terell were diagnosed with cancer two years apart, when they were each two-and-a-half years old. “Javon had already finished treatment and we…

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