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Walking with Jane to find a cure for a rare cancer

When the love of his life, Jane Dybowski, was experiencing chronic stomach issues in 2010, she and her husband of 21 years, Harry Proudfoot, were determined to get answers. “It was the scariest moment of my life when our doctor…

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Halloween- a special treat at the Jimmy Fund Clinic

Costumes, candy corn, and crafts are just a few reasons why Halloween at Dana-Farber’s Jimmy Fund Clinic is a special treat for patients. The staff at the Clinic makes sure patients and families have a ghoulishly good time­– with pizza,…

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Finding a Breast Cancer ‘SoulMate’

On January 7, 2015, I went to bed having no idea that the next day my life would change forever. I was at work, waiting for a call from my doctor saying the biopsy performed three days prior was benign.…

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Attitude is Everything for the Minton Family

When Joanne Minton passed away from cancer just over a year ago, her 22-year-old daughter Sarah was touched by the outpouring of support her family received, but she wasn’t surprised. Her mother, a local nurse who battled a brain tumor…