Connections

Your source for the latest Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center news and information: May 2, 2011.

 

 

Special edition to highlight the one hundred

Survivorship Program at Mass General Cancer Center

Survivorship & Wellness

May is Melanoma Awareness Month. Protect yourself and your loved ones while you enjoy the warmer weather of Spring and Summer.

Survivorship Program at Mass General Cancer Center

the one hundred: 2011

Celebrate the one hundred on June 1. Book your table today.



Survivorship Program at Mass General Cancer Center

2011 Marathon recap

When I lined up for the race, standing next to me was a woman, probably my age, wearing a pink shirt and a white baseball cap. I noticed that she did not have any hair. As we stood there waiting to start, she told me that she had just finished her chemotherapy for breast cancer. She said that she ran every day she felt well enough throughout her treatment. If that isn't courage and determination, I don't know what is! We ran the entire race at the same pace and whenever I felt tired, I looked for her. If she could run, so could I. I never let her out of my sight and she even crossed the finish line ahead of me!!” – Elizabeth Chabner Thompson, MD, MPH, Mass General Marathon Team
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Honorees from the Bench...
 CTC Nicholas Dyson, PhD
Nicholas Dyson, PhD, a senior scientist at the Center for Cancer Research, has made breakthroughs in our understanding of the way cells divide, whether it is the regulated division of a normal cell or the abnormal proliferation of a malignant cancer. 
To the Bedside...

Carlos Fernandez-Robles, MD
Carlos Fernandez-Robles, MD, brings a unique perspective to the Cancer Center as both a psychiatric oncologist and a cancer survivor. 

To the Community


Fredrica Preston, NP
As a nurse practitioner at the Mass General/North Shore Cancer Center, Predrica Preston, NP, is
fully committed to providing personalized, compassionate care for patients closer to their homes.

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