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Meet MacKenzie, the miracle baby

“As a breast cancer survivor, seeing my eldest daughter face cancer herself was heartbreaking,” recalls Paula Keogh, who was treated at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute nearly three decades ago. “Initially, Sarah tried to hide the fact that she had found a…


Walking against colon cancer: Joe’s story

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. To help spread awareness for young-onset colon cancer, we asked Joe Opiela to share his family’s experience. This is their story, told from his perspective. My 29-year-old son Adam had an abnormal blood test…


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…