"This was where I grew up," Cameron Smith, 58, said as he looked at the Jimmy Fund Building that until the early 1970s housed Dana-Farber's pediatric clinical facilities. "I wanted to come back and say 'Hey, look, I made it.'"
If Toni Choueiri, MD, finds his strength waning during the hilly stretches of his first Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) bike-a-thon in August, he won't need to look far for inspiration — just a few feet away, to fellow cyclist Rob Duffy.
In research suggesting a way to unlock the potential of AIDS vaccines, scientists have shown that compounds that mimic key proteins on white blood cells can inactivate HIV-1, the virus that causes AIDS, and potentially protect against exposure to the virus. "Our studies reveal a powerful new approach to protect people from becoming infected by HIV-1, a necessary step in bringing an end to the global AIDS epidemic," says Joseph Sodroski, MD.
There is speculation that a keto diet can help cancer patients "starve cancer cells" by preventing the cells from using glucose for energy and growth. But is there evidence that a keto diet can be truly beneficial in the treatment of cancer?
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).
Monday, July 30, 2018 2:00 – 2:45 p.m. Mind Body Studio, Dana Lobby This is a full body workout focused on total health and wellness to increase energy and stamina, while enhancing strength and range of motion. Call 617-632-3322 or email the Zakim Center to register. View events calendar
WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon
Tuesday, August 21, and Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Tune in on Tuesday, August 21, and Wednesday, August 22, for the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon presented by Arbella Insurance Foundation. Give now and strikeout cancer
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Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai
Sign up and lace up to conquer cancer on Sunday, September 23. Register today
B.A.A. Half Marathon®
Run with Dana-Farber in the B.A.A. Half Marathon on Sunday, October 7, and set the pace in the fight against cancer. Register