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Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center to launch nation’s first tissue-screening program for immunotherapies

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center (DF/BWCC) will become the first treatment center in the United States to routinely test patients’ tumor tissue to determine whether the cancer is likely to respond to immunotherapies. The testing, expected to begin in early…

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Governor Baker joins Dana-Farber Society members to celebrate progress in cancer research and patient care

“There were limited options for people diagnosed with cancer in Massachusetts in 2000,” said Charlie Baker, governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, before a full house at the 26th annual Dana-Farber Society (DFS) Recognition Dinner June 2.   Gov. Baker…

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