Jimmy Fund Press Releases

2014

FDA approves new treatment for advanced ovarian cancer
December 23, 2014

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new therapy, olaparib, for women with advanced and recurrent ovarian cancer who test positive for the BRCA gene mutation.

Rapid Heme Panel speeds blood cancer treatment
December 22, 2014

In a major advance in the care of patients with leukemia and other blood disorders, physicians at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center have begun using Rapid Heme Panel.

Dana-Farber physicians recognized in Boston magazine's 'Top Doctors' issue
December 01, 2014

Boston magazine has named 57 physicians and surgeons affiliated with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to its annual Top Doctors guide.

Researchers produce largest scale map of human protein interactions
November 20, 2014

Scientists will be better able to trace how genetic changes give rise to diseases ranging from cancer to Huntington’s disease with the largest scale map of human protein interactions.

PMC riders celebrate 35 years with record $41 million check presentation to Dana-Farber
November 08, 2014

Pan-Mass Challenge announces record-setting gift to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, bringing the 35 year total to $455 million.

Unsuspected gene found frequently mutated in colorectal, endometrial cancers
October 26, 2014

Scientists have identified a genetic mutation in about 20 percent of colorectal and endometrial cancers that had been previously overlooked in large, comprehensive gene searches.

2014 WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon presented by Arbella Insurance Foundation raises more than $3.3 million
September 09, 2014

WEEI Sports Radio 93.7 FM, NESN (New England Sports Network), the Boston Red Sox, and the Jimmy Fund are proud to announce that the 2014 WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon presented by Arbella Insurance Foundation raised more than $3.3 million for adult and pediatric cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Images of the 2014 WEEI / NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon
August 19, 2014

Images from the 2014 WEEI NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon presented by Arbella Insurance Foundation.

13th annual WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon presented by Arbella Insurance Foundation set for August 19 and 20 at FenwayPark
August 13, 2014

WEEI Sports Radio 93.7 FM, NESN (New England Sports Network) and the Boston Red Sox are proud to announce that the 13th annual WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon presented by Arbella Insurance Foundation will take place at Fenway Park on Tuesday, Aug. 19 and Wednesday, Aug. 20, from 6 a.m. to midnight.

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center top cancer hospital in New England
July 15, 2014

US News and World Report thumbU.S. News and World Report ranks Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center the highest in New England.

Back in the game, young survivor inspires Jimmy Fund Little League
July 01, 2014

Patrick Skiba just completed his first season of organized baseball, but the 7-year-old "designated hitter" for this summer’s Jimmy Fund Little League presented by Extra Innings already has friends among the sport’s local legends.

Boston Red Sox and Jimmy Fund leadership celebrate new gallery and auditorium at Dana-Farber
May 29, 2014

The Boston Red Sox and the Jimmy Fund celebrated the dedication of the new Boston Red Sox Jimmy Fund Gallery.

Tony-winner Kristin Chenoweth performs at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Discovery Celebration at Palm Beach's Mar-a-Lago
February 22, 2014

Discovery Celebration at Palm Beach's Mar-a-Lago Event raises $1.5 million for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge (DFMC) honors 2013 Boston Marathon® with special team singlet
February 14, 2014

Race day gear designed to "embrace" DFMC runners in city's return to the Boston Marathon.

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