Les was diagnosed with GIST more than 20 years ago. After several surgeries, his cancer returned and surgery was no longer an option. Hear how a clinical trial saved his life.
It may sound overly optimistic, but according to our doctors, “This is the most exciting time in the history of cancer care.” And tomorrow will be even better than today. Play the video
In this video, Boston Celtics' Head Coach Brad Stevens visits Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and discusses why he and his family have become major supporters of cancer research.
The Center for Cancer Precision Medicine at Dana-Farber is focused on decoding the mysteries of cancer and developing new drugs and treatments to disarm this deadly disease. Learn about Dana-Farber’s role in this effort from Levi Garraway, MD, PhD, the center’s director, at our Joint Visiting Committee Symposium.
Tom Brokaw, Special Correspondent for NBC News, former Anchor for NBC Nightly News, and Author of “The Greatest Generation” gave the keynote address at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Visiting Committee Symposium Dinner.
James Bradner, MD: Groundbreaking Work in Cancer Chemical Biology Aims to Find New Cancer TreatmentsNovember 19, 2014
“We’ve learned more about cancer in the past 10 years than we have in the past 100,” according to Dr. James Bradner of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Watch his short talk at our Joint Visiting Committee Symposium when he discussed his groundbreaking work in cancer chemical biology aimed at finding new treatments to bring us closer to more cures for cancer.
Did you know that cancer is still the leading cause of death by disease in children? Learn more about pediatric cancer research from Kimberly Stegmaier, MD, Co-Director of Dana-Farber’s Pediatric Hematologic Malignancy Program. Watch her brief talk to donors about pediatric cancer research at our Joint Visiting Committee Symposium.
F. Stephen Hodi, MD, Director of the Center for Immuno-Oncology describes how our body’s own immune system can be tapped to fight cancer; Dana-Farber is on the forefront of researching these exciting approaches in cancer treatment. Watch his brief talk about immuno-oncology and melanoma to donors at our Joint Visiting Committee Symposium.
Ann Partridge, MD, MPH: Supporting Patients and Families at Every Stage of Their Treatment and BeyondNovember 19, 2014
Dana-Farber prides itself on "Total Patient Care," supporting patients and families at every stage in their treatment and beyond, through the Adult Survivorship Program led by Program Director Ann Partridge, MD, MPH. Watch her brief talk to donors about survivorship at our Joint Visiting Committee Symposium.
Dr. Ursula Matulonis, Medical Director of GYN Oncology at the Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers, was featured with her patient, Beverly, during the fourth Biennial Stand Up 2 Cancer telecast, which aired on all major television networks.
Since 1948, millions of people have joined the fight against cancer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. Here's how your generosity helps us lead the way in conquering all forms of cancer in adults and children.
Recent breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care that are possible through the generosity of our donors.
In 2013, over the span of two days at Fenway Park & two Boston Red Sox games, we heard many inspiring stories & fundraised more than $3.4 million to support Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's lifesaving mission to conquer cancer.
Join in the fun and raise money for The Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, register for the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai.
In Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's 2013 Honor Roll of Donors, President and CEO Edward J. Benz Jr., MD, shares highlights of major achievements that have been made possible by our generous donors.