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Doctor’s compassionate care inspires family to give back

For nearly 40 years, Jeffrey Wisch, MD, dedicated his career to providing compassionate care for patients. When he retired from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in 2021, dozens of former patients and families came forward to express their gratitude, including the Lane…

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Avery

Meet Avery, the face of the 2022 Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl®

Avery Paananen, an ice cream–loving 3-year-old from Cumberland, R.I., was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in February 2021, after her parents, Matti and Liz, noticed some bruising and a hard lump on the back of her head. Her pediatrician…

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