Category Cancer Patient Stories

From the Bridge to the Walk: Hannah the Hero

Each fall, pediatric patients at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Jimmy Fund Clinic stand along the bridge connecting Dana-Farber’s Dana and Yawkey buildings, waving down to participants in the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai. This moment has become a…

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Young multiple myeloma patient pays it forward

By Ethan Hawes So much of a cancer diagnosis is how you view it. From 2013, when I was diagnosed with multiple myeloma as a 22-year-old college senior, until 2016, I felt isolated and insecure. Getting diagnosed with something so…

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Thru-hiker conquers Pacific Crest Trail in memory of mother

Jim “Slim” Klumpp first set his sights on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) in 2018, one year after his mother, Susan “Sue” Klumpp, passed away. Sue was Slim’s biggest supporter, in both his adventurous and creative pursuits. Slim’s grandparents were…

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Army Veteran Focuses on a New Fight

Clifton “Cliff” Mo, MD, didn’t follow the traditional route to Dana-Farber. The Institute’s new multiple myeloma physician and Director of autologous stem cell transplantation for multiple myeloma is a graduate of the United States Military Academy West Point, a veteran…

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