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Also: Then and now with leukemia survivor Ben Blaisdell
Also: Then and now with leukemia survivor Ben Blaisdell
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Spotlight E-Newsletter
April 20, 2017
Panos Konstantinopoulos, MD, PhD
Some ovarian cancer patients who wouldn't be expected to respond to a PARP inhibitor had partial shrinkage of their tumor when a kinase inhibitor was added to treatment.
Laura Dominici, MD, Faina Nakhlis, MD, and Samantha Morrison-Ma, ANP-C, WHNP-BC
We asked Laura Dominici, MD, a breast cancer surgeon, to discuss the choices available, along with the pros and cons of each.
Jacob Laubach, MD, MPP and Paul Richardson, MD
In a recent webchat, Jacob Laubach, MD, MPP, discusses the different ways patients can be treated, as well as exciting avenues of treatment.
Also in this issue
Jeffrey Meyerhardt, MD
Call 1-877-442-3324 or connect online. We are committed to providing the most advanced and compassionate care possible. First appointments are often available within 24 hours.
Ben Blaisdell
Ben Blaisdell was a popular 16-year-old when he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Ben recounts his treatment and the effect it had on him – including a love for cooking and a greater appreciation for family – in our latest episode of Voices: Then and Now.
Denzil Taylor
Allison DiBiaso, LICSW, offers five tips to patients for combatting the effects of lung cancer stigma and ensuring their diagnosis does not control their lives. "There's no reason patients should feel ashamed, because all you need is a set of lungs to develop lung cancer."
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Heather Woods, MT-BC
Beginners Ukelele
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
Smith Building, Room 335

Have you ever wanted to play an instrument, but don't know where to start? Come join our Beginners Ukelele group, and experience the relaxation and fun of playing an instrument. View calendar
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John Hancock Fenway Fantasy Day
Saturday, June 3, 2017
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Experience Fenway Park like never before at John Hancock Fenway Fantasy Day. Bat, field, or volunteer to raise funds for lifesaving research and care at Dana-Farber. Register today
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