Finding New Avenues for Treating Pancreatic Cancer

Gastrointestinal Cancer Center and Hale Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research, he’s also constantly thinking about how new research could improve outcomes for patients with gastrointestinal cancer in the future. “We…

What is Cancer? Common Questions, Answered

the United States, the most common are non-melanoma skin cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, and colorectal cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. Breast cancer cells. Some cancers…

Nuts and Colon Cancer: What’s the Link?

MD, MPH, clinical director of Dana-Farber’s Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment Center and Douglas Gray Woodruff Chair in Colorectal Cancer Research, are also authors. Fadelu and other specialists emphasize that eating nuts…

Pregnancy and Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know

breast cancer treatment and consider pursuing fertility preservation. Learn more from the Breast Cancer during Pregnancy Program in the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute….

What are the Common Subtypes of Breast Cancer?

of the cancer is extremely important in determining the best strategies to treat the cancer. Hormone Receptor-Positive (HR+) Breast Cancer Hormone receptor-positive breast cancers test positive for estrogen and/or progesterone…

What Are The Stages of Breast Cancer?

has spread. Stage breast cancer is a non-invasive condition sometimes described as pre-cancerous. Stage breast cancers include ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS). These diseases…

Tips for Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Look into resources for patients with metastatic breast cancer Farrell recommends joining a support group for women with metastatic breast cancer, either at your cancer center or online. Homenko and…

What is the Relationship Between Anemia and Cancer?

…Here, O’Neill and David P. Steensma, MD, a hematologic oncologist at Dana-Farber, explain the connection between anemia and cancer. What Cancers are Associated with Anemia? Cancers that involve the marrow…

6 Common Myths About What Causes Cancer

person inheriting cancer itself. Certain sexually transmitted diseases can lead to cancer; but again, this is different from cancer being passed from person to person. HPV, for example, causes cervical,…

5 Things to Know About Early Cancer Detection

certainly improve the outcomes of some cases. Patients with early forms of brain tumors, breast cancer, cervical cancer, colorectal cancers, prostate cancer and skin cancer are those most likely to…