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In this thoughtful and personal blog post, Mass General Cancer Center radiation oncologist Dr. Alice Ho reflects on how watching her friend Jasmine go through breast cancer treatment has affected her as a physician. "Thank you for showing me, again and again, the human side of breast cancer and why raising awareness, as well as advancing education and research, MATTERS so much. Every pink ribbon I see during October reminds me of the hundreds of thousands of women who need us.”
A new video series hosted by Dr. David Ryan that provides a behind the scenes look at the lives of our front line physicians, researchers, and nurses during the time of COVID-19.
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Learn about clinical trials in this video with Elizabeth Abraham, RN, clinical research nurse at Mass General Cancer Center.
Immunotherapy is a cancer treatment that works by boosting the body’s immune system. Some patients achieve full remission, meaning all signs of their cancer have disappeared.
We care about the family and friends that help provide care for our patients at Mass General Cancer Center and recognize the emotional and physical toll this can take.
Many cancer treatments cause changes in bowel movements and frequency. In this webinar led by clinical dietitians Samantha Bateman and Meagan Currell, you'll learn how to improve constipation and diarrhea with changes in your diet.
Learn the causes of cancer-induced peripheral neuropathy and deconditioning, what is Cancer Rehabilitation, and things you can do at home to improve strength and balance.
Fatigue is a common symptom experienced by many cancer patients and survivors and one that can significantly impact quality of life. In this webinar, we explore ways to combat fatigue including physical activity, nutrition, and the important role that music can play.
If you have trouble getting to sleep, staying asleep, or waking up, this workshop will teach you cognitive-behavioral strategies and acupressure techniques you can try at home to help improve your sleep.
Learn acupressure techniques you can do at home as well as nutrition tips and suggested foods to ease nausea.
In this presentation from April 9, 2021, in recognition of National Minority Health Month, Beverly Moy, MD, MPH, Brenda Lormil, NP, and Evelyn Abayaah, discuss the ongoing efforts to improve the quality of cancer care among underserved populations of cancer patients.
Cancer and its treatment can cause a considerable amount of stress for patients and their loved ones. Learn ways to cope during and after treatment, including looking at some stress-reducing apps.
Lifestyle medicine is the practice of adopting evidence-based lifestyle behaviors (such as regular exercise, healthy eating habits, and other positive behavior changes) to improve and sustain health. Learn more about how you can benefit from lifestyle changes in this webinar.
Translational research helps move new ideas and treatments from the lab to the clinic. Supportive care research strives to improve the experience and outcomes of patients and caregivers across the continuum of cancer care. Learn about the latest, cutting-edge advances in this webinar.
In this webinar, Multiple Myeloma Oncologists Noopur Raje, MD, Betsy O'Donnell, MD, Andrew Yee, MD, and Andrew Branagan, MD share the most recent updates in multiple myeloma and Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia care and research. They also discuss the impact of COVID-19 and vaccination on patients.
With its focus on innovative clinical trials, the Henri and Belinda Termeer Center for Targeted Therapies at the Mass General Cancer Center is committed to offering its patients the best and most advanced treatments available.