Connections

Your source for the latest Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center news and information: December 13, 2010.

Survivorship Program at Mass General Cancer Center

Survivorship Tip

Coping with Cancer during the holidays
Liz Davis, MD, of the Cancer Center Survivorship Program discusses ways to handle common holiday stresses and challenges.

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Survivorship Program at Mass General Cancer Center

nominate your cancer hero

Stand and be counted: nominate an individual or group for the one hundred.
From the Bench...
 Collaboration aims to aid matching of patients with targeted therapies
Cyril Benes, PhD, explains how a cross-Atlantic partnership is expanding the scope and speed of targeted therapy research. Watch video.
To the Bedside...

New targeted lung cancer drug produces 'dramatic' symptom improvement
A clinical trial of a potential new targeted treatment drug has provided powerful evidence that it can halt or reverse the growth of lung tumors characterized by alterations in the anaplastic lymphoma kinase (Q+ALK) gene. Learn more.

To the Community


Cancer Center teams with the Patriots for colon cancer awareness night
Patients, staff, clinicians and friends of the Mass General Cancer Center were on-hand to promote colon cancer awareness at Gillette Stadium during the Patriots/Jets game on December 6. Learn more.
Staff Snapshot


Ev Malkin, LICSW
After nearly three decades with the Cancer Center, Pediatric Oncology Social Worker, Ev Malkin, LICSW, is retiring in January. Ev shares her experiences and her advice for others.

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