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Biomedical Entrepreneurship May Be a Game Changer for Pancreatic Cancer

David Ting, M.D. was only a research fellow at the time. In 2012, he was working in Dr. Daniel Haber’s Lab at the Massachusetts General […]

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The Black Box of Cancer

  When a commercial airplane goes down, there is a melee of emotion. Grief, terror and a surfeit of unanswered questions take over. Amidst the […]

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Creativity Blossoms at the Mass General Cancer Center

Think about it. Art Therapy. What comes to mind? For many people, images of old or sick people in the “community room” coloring on pieces […]

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Howard Weinstein: Cancer Fighting Doctor by Day, Marathoner by Night

In November of 1990, Howard Weinstein ran his first marathon. It was a personal challenge for him, who was at the time the head of […]

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MGH Investigates: How Does the Body Respond to Tumor Growth?

Cancer researchers and physicians have long been studying the ways in which cancer grows and spreads; what drugs or therapies might thwart that growth, and […]

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MGH Cancer Center Investigates the Cancer Immunotherapy Revolution

Boosting the body’s immune response against cancer is the most exciting advance in the treatment of tumors in the past several years. The medical community […]

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Quality of Life for Pediatric Brain Cancer Survivors: Does it Depend Upon the Type of Radiation?

Pediatric cancer is fortunately rare, but when a family faces this diagnosis, it is devastating. It is a series of treatments, sometimes under anesthesia for […]

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What You Didn’t Know About Mass General’s Cancer Dream Teams

How do you break the mold of the status quo cancer research? You gather the best and the brightest from multiple institutions around the world […]

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So, When Should You Schedule a Mammogram?

Breast cancer is the most common non skin cancer and second deadliest cancer in women. As with all cancer screening, recommendations for breast cancer screening […]

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Acupuncture as an Integrative Therapy for Cancer Patients at the Massachusetts General Hospital

When “J” was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, she knew there would be a long course of treatment.  She also knew she wanted to […]

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The Risk of Lymphedema for Patients Treated for Breast Cancer: Demystifying the Myth

Lymphedema is a potential side effect of breast cancer surgery and radiation therapy that can appear during the months that a patient is undergoing treatment […]

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Honoring the “Everyday Amazing”

It is the perfect combination. Honoring people who contribute to the fight against cancer in outstanding and sometimes unseen ways, and raising money to aid […]

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Lifestyle Medicine: Changing Lives, Empowering Patients

There are 14 million cancer survivors in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society, and as treatments improve and more people are diagnosed at […]

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Are Socio-economic or genetic factors to blame for poorer breast cancer outcomes in African American women?

Since the late 1980’s, there has been a vast amount of research devoted to understanding the racial disparities in breast cancer. It is well established […]

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Mass General Study: How brain metastases may be shaped by the genetic alterations and the microenvironment in the brain

  The brain is one of the major sites of metastasis (spread) for several different cancers. Once cancer spreads to the brain, the prognosis is […]

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