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  Dana-Farber Cancer Institute The Jimmy Fund   Spotlight  
 
July 10, 2014
 
  Matthew Meyerson, MD, PhD   Mehra Golshan, MD, director of Breast Surgical Services with the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers and patient   Fernando Morales  
 
Nineteen scientists listed among 'most influential'
In an affirmation of the impact of Dana-Farber research, 19 basic scientists and clinical investigators have been listed among "the world's most influential scientific minds."
 
Five myths about breast cancer
Is self-screening the most important factor in early diagnosis of breast cancer? Is most breast cancer hereditary? We shed light on five popular misconceptions about breast cancer.
 
Artist/athlete determined to win fight against cancer
Fernando Morales believes cancer brought out the best in him. "'Winning is the only option,' is a phrase my soccer coach would always say. I think about cancer in the same way."
 
 
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Scientists engineer nanoparticles to prevent bone cancer, strengthen bones
Researchers have utilized nanomedicine technologies to develop a drug-delivery system that can target and attack cancer cells in the bone, as well as increase bone strength and volume to prevent bone cancer progression.
 
Irene Ghobrial, MD
 
Mayor Walsh reflects on his childhood cancer before audience of cancer survivors
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh reflected on his successful fight against childhood lymphoma at the annual celebration of survivorship. He was diagnosed at age 7 with Burkitt's lymphoma, a rare, aggressive form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma that primarily affects children.


Boston Mayor Martin Walsh
 
Save the Date
Live Webchat: The truth about BRCA testing and genetic risk
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
1:00 p.m.
www.dana-farber.org/webchats

The Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers at Dana-Farber is partnering with Living Beyond Breast Cancer for a live video webchat on BRCA testing and genetic risk. #DFCIwebchat    View calendar
 
Dr. Huma Rana
WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon
presented by Arbella Insurance Foundation
Tuesday, August 19, and Wednesday, August 20, 2014
On WEEI radio and NESN television

Tune in on August 19 and 20 for the 13th annual WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon to strike out cancer in children and adults.
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