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Santa spreads cheer to Jimmy Fund Clinic patients

Many things were different about 2020, but even a pandemic couldn’t keep holiday cheer away from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Jimmy Fund Clinic. With in-person gatherings not possible due to COVID-19 safety precautions, Jimmy Fund Clinic “elves” brought the fun to…

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COVID-19 Research at Dana-Farber

In 1947, Dr. Sidney Farber’s pioneering research developed modern chemotherapy for children with leukemia. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has been a worldwide medical research leader ever since. Today, Dana-Farber is applying its pioneering research tradition to developing novel approaches towards understanding…

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Life as a medical interpreter during the COVID-19 crisis

By Carolina Olavarria, a Spanish Medical Interpreter and Translator in Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Interpreter Services As interpreters, we build the bridge of communication between the medical team and their patients who have limited English. We are the voices of the…

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We’re here to help you fundraise in new ways

Updated September 2022 We here at Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund are amazed by our dedicated community of supporters and volunteers who are committed to our mission to defy cancer. While you are out in the community supporting us, we are here to support…

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Our amazing community and COVID-19

Like you, Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund are closely monitoring the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The health of our patients and our staff remain our first priority through these unprecedented and unsettling circumstances—and is at the heart of every decision…

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