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  Dana-Farber Cancer Institute The Jimmy Fund   Spotlight  
July 24, 2014
  US News ranking   Patricia Reid Ponte, RN, DNSc, FAAN, NEA-BC   Yawkey Center for Cancer Care  
Top cancer hospital in New England
Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center has been ranked the top cancer center in New England and fourth in the nation by U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals Guide.
Recognized for excellence in nursing and patient care
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is recognized as a Magnet® organization for excellence in nursing and patient care for the third time.
What are the most common sites for melanoma?
The most severe form of skin cancer results from an interaction between the genetics of the individual and damage to DNA from external factors. Find out where it most often occurs.
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Vote for your favorite Red Sox star for the chance to win a signed Jon Lester jersey
For over 60 years the Red Sox have had a special bond with the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. In honor of this partnership we're giving away a signed Jon Lester jersey to one lucky fan. Just vote for your favorite Red Sox star to be entered to win.
red sox photos contest
Twitter Chat: Living with Brain Tumors, July 31
Dana-Farber is partnering with the National Brain Tumor Society to host a Twitter chat about living with brain tumors. Join us on Thursday, July 31 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST. The discussion includes special guest Dr. David Reardon, Dana-Farber's clinical director of the Center for Neuro-Oncology. Follow @DanaFarber and @NBTStweets on Twitter and use the hashtag #DFCIchat.

Dr. David Reardon
Corn, tomato, and basil salad
The olive oil used in this recipe is a healthy fat, rich in polyphenols and over 30 phytonutrients, including leocanthal, squaline, and lignans. Olive oil can be an excellent ingredient to add to salads, soups, and sauces for a rich and savory taste.

corn, tomato and basil salad
Save the Date
Young Adults Coping with Cancer
Google+ Hangout
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
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Join Karen Fasciano, young adult patients, and bloggers from across the country. Have a question? Email it to or ask via Twitter (@DanaFarber) using the #DFCIhangout hashtag. View events calendar
Google+ Hangout
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 and raise funds for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Register today
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