U.S. News & World Report has ranked Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center the top pediatric cancer program in New England and #3 in the nation in its new 2018-19 Best Children's Hospitals report.
Nancy Hale was given a 30 percent chance of surviving three years when she was diagnosed with lung cancer. Today, six years after her initial diagnosis, Hale is in remission – and "blazing the trail" for other patients.
Vitamin D helps the body use calcium and phosphorus to build bones and teeth, and is an important component of human health. A deficiency of vitamin D has also been linked to an increased risk of certain types of cancer, such as breast cancer and colon cancer – though the evidence is not yet definitive.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women; 1 in 8 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with the disease. Mammograms are effective methods of screening and diagnosing the disease even before symptoms arise, but it is still important to be aware of the signs and symptoms that may indicate cancer.
Advances against multiple myeloma have come at an especially rapid pace, with 10 new therapies approved in just the last 10 years. The arrival of a new generation of immunotherapies is accelerating progress even more. Today, a range of immunotherapies — treatments that marshal the immune system to attack cancer — is available to patients with myeloma.
We are committed to providing the most advanced and compassionate care possible. First appointments are often available within 24 hours. Connect online or call 866-705-0122 (adult patients) or 877-689-0699 (pediatric patients).
Fight cancer at Jimmy Fund Fit Fest presented by Reebok
Saturday, September 29, 2018 8:30 a.m. Reebok Headquarters, Boston Join us for a fitness festival. Workout with the city’s best trainers to support Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund. Get Fit. Fight Cancer!
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Jimmy Fund 5K & Fun Run presented by Bayer
Join us for the first annual Jimmy Fund 5K & Fun Run on Sunday, July 22. Learn more
Pan-Mass Challenge August 4 – 5
Join thousands of riders committed to conquering cancer and help the PMC get closer by the mile. Register today