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skin cancer awareness

Top five ways to reduce your risk of melanoma

In honor of Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month we sat down with Dana-Farber dermatologist, Jennifer Lin, MD, from the Melanoma Treatment Center at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, to discuss ways to protect your skin and reduce your risk of…

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Meet Sung Park: 2013 Jimmy Fund Big Ideas Contest Winner

This year’s Jimmy Fund Big Ideas Contest is underway and we’re looking to the best and brightest—YOU!—for new fundraising ideas. It’s simple: think of a new fundraiser for the Jimmy Fund—it can be an event, app, corporate program, viral campaign,…


Patients Celebrate Pig Day: A Jimmy Fund Clinic Tradition

Seven years ago, Martha Young, Program Manager of Patient and Family Education at Dana-Farber’s Jimmy Fund Clinic, met a young patient who shared her same unique love for pigs. Together, they discovered the seldom-celebrated holiday, National Pig Day, and came…

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Jimmy Fund #MomentsWeLove from 2014

The doors at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute are open three-hundred and sixty-five days a year. Twenty-four hours a day patients, families, doctors and donors fill our halls and help us pave a path of progress in the fight against cancer. Thanks…