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  Dana-Farber Cancer Institute The Jimmy Fund   Spotlight  
June 19, 2014
  Bruce Spiegelman, PhD   U.S. News & World Report badge website  
Molecular link between exercise and health benefits
A hormone that is increased by physical exercise and by exposure to cold improves blood sugar control, suppresses inflammation, and burns fat. Its properties make it a promising candidate for treating obesity and other metabolic diseases.
U.S. News names Dana-Farber/Boston Children's #1
Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center is the nation's top pediatric cancer program, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-15 Best Children's Hospitals report.
New and improved
The Jimmy Fund unveiled a newly redesigned website that includes many updated features. It was designed to provide easy-to-use navigation and enhanced capabilities on mobile devices. A new event finder makes it easy to search hundreds of the organization’s fundraising programs.
How to Help
Fight cancer with Dana-Farber and HomeGoods
HomeGoods bag HomeGoods offers customers a chance to give $1, $5, or $10 during check-out, or purchase a bag designed by a patient.
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Pan-Mass Challenge
Pan-Mass Challenge logo Help the PMC reach its fundraising goal of $40 million and 5,500 cyclists in the 35th annual bike-a-thon.
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As pediatric cancer survivors, mother and daughter share unique bond
Jessica Tierney never thought she’d experience a harder moment than learning she had cancer at age 15 – until her 7-year-old daughter, Emma, was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) last October.
Jessica and Emma Tierney
Carrot ginger slaw
Use seasonal and locally sourced produce that has been picked before the peak of ripeness for richer flavors and higher nutrient content in this delicious carrot ginger slaw. Explore your local farmer's market to find more produce options.

carrot ginger slaw
Save the Date
Museum of Fine Arts 'Artful Healing Program'
Monday, June 30, 2014
12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Blum Resource Center
Join us for an inspiring workshop by experienced art educators from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The workshop gives participants an opportunity to "explore" the MFA through viewing a slide show of a collection and then participating in an activity. Please call 617-632-3322 or email View the calendar
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Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Four walking routes along the Boston Marathon course

Walk to conquer cancer in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai, Sunday, September 21. Choose one of four routes along the historic Boston Marathon course. Register today
Jimmy Fund Walk logo
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