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How One Doctor Is Changing the Face of Breast Cancer Care at the Mass General Cancer Center

Amy Comander knew from an early age that she would be a doctor someday. While other kids were set on becoming astronauts or sports stars, […]

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3 Unique Issues Young Women with Breast Cancer Should Ask Their Doctor About

Will I be able to have a baby? Will the treatment trigger early menopause? What about my sex life? These are some of the most […]

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5 Things Women Under 40 Should Know About Breast Cancer

A breast cancer diagnosis can be shocking news for a young woman to hear, especially since it’s so rare. Confusion over what to do next […]

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The Innovative New Surgery Helping Young Women with Breast Cancer Heal Beautifully

Breast cancer among women under 40 is rare, yet still affects thousands of women nationwide. No matter your age, a cancer diagnosis causes anxiety and […]

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How This Doctor Uses a Team Mentality to Tackle Complex Cancers

Whether it’s playing hockey or caring for patients at Mass General Cancer Center, Dr. Ted Hong is a big believer in the power of teamwork […]

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Nearly 10,000 People’s Data Were Exposed in Breach at MGH

Besides having an identity crisis, MGH is in the midst of another crisis—a data breach exposing almost 10,000 patients’ information who participated in research studies at the hospital. […]

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
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Dana-Farber Is Awarded for Excellence in Nursing and Patient Care

Nurses endure a lot. The hours are long, the work is physically and emotionally taxing, and many lives are dependent on them to do their job not […]

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How Diabetes Affects Your Feet and What You Can Do About It

Though they can easily be overlooked, feet are especially at risk of serious complications relating to diabetes. Staying informed about symptoms and preventative care is […]

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What You Need to Know About Foot Injuries from an Expert Podiatrist

With the summer in full swing, most people are spending more time outside being active.  John Giurini, DPM, chief of Podiatric Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical […]

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5 Powerful Ways to Keep Your Feet Healthy

It’s no surprise that healthy feet are important for feeling good and staying active. With 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 muscles, tendons, […]

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These Two Boston Hospitals Rank Among the Best in the Nation

We’ll give you two guesses as to which hospitals made the top rankings in the latest U.S. News and World Report best hospitals honor roll—it shouldn’t be hard, […]

Massachusetts General Hospital
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Massachusetts General Hospital Is Having an Identity Crisis

It’s certainly not uncommon to abbreviate the names of people, places, and things around the city. We do it all the time: Comm Ave., Marty Walsh, […]

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What You Need to Know About New Advances in Cardiac Surgery

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women, but innovations in cardiac care are helping those with the disease live […]

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Innovative Surgery Provides Breakthrough Results for Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer, like all cancers, is concerning because it can mean a change in the way your body functions. If cancer has invaded the muscle […]

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Top 5 Health Tips for Men

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, men are far more likely to skip routine health screens than women. “It’s common for men […]