People who survive cancer often face short- and long-term challenges as a result of their disease and treatment. Here, cancer experts discuss issues survivors face, from fear of recurrence to health concerns to creating a wellness plan. There are also specific topics for survivors of lung cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, and head and neck cancer.
Find more resources for cancer survivors on Dana-Farber's website: http://www.dana-farber.org/for-adult-cancer-survivors.aspx
In these videos, Dana-Farber's lung cancer specialists talk about their work, research, and dedication to expert, compassionate care for people with lung cancer.
The Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston treats lung cancer and other cancers of organs within the chest. We take a team approach to your treatment, coordinating among our specialists and offering a range of support services so you receive the highest quality care.
Our breast cancer specialists talk about their approach to compassionate, expert treatment.
At Dana-Farber, we recognize that women with breast cancer are people first and patients second. We know you face challenges beyond your immediate medical care. That knowledge guides how our doctors work with you to create a care plan that takes your individual needs into account.
Learn more about breast cancer treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston: http://www.dana-farber.org/Adult-Care/Treatment-and-Support/Treatment-Centers-and-Clinical-Services/Breast-Cancer-Treatment-Center.aspx
While no two families whose lives are touched by childhood cancer or blood disease are the same, every parent wants the very best care for his or her child.
Through Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Center, care for pediatric patients is provided by a team of pediatric specialists and nurses trained to care for young cancer patients. Our focus is solely on the diagnosis and treatment of children with cancer, and providing care for young cancer survivors.
Learn more about treatment and care for children with cancer in Boston: http://www.dana-farber.org/Pediatric-Care/Treatment-and-Care-for-Children-with-Cancer.aspx
Our head and neck cancer specialists talk about their approach to compassionate, expert treatment.
Caring for patients with head and neck cancers requires significant expertise, given the complexity of the areas involved: the throat, larynx, nose, sinuses, and mouth.
Our specialists evaluate and treat all types and stages of cancer, including the rarest and most challenging cases. We specialize in the treatment of all forms and stages of salivary gland and thyroid cancer.
Learn more about treatment for head and neck cancers at Dana-Farber in Boston: http://www.dana-farber.org/Adult-Care/Treatment-and-Support/Treatment-Centers-and-Clinical-Services/Head-and-Neck-Cancer-Treatment-Center.aspx
Our neuro-oncology specialists provide expert care for adults with brain tumors, spinal cord tumors, and neurologic complications from cancer.
Here, they talk about their approach to brain cancer treatment, which centers on the individual needs of our patients and their families.
Our doctors work closely together to ensure that patients receive carefully coordinated treatment and support. We focus on helping patients cope with illness and maintain quality of life.
Learn more about treatment for brain tumors at Dana-Farber in Boston: http://www.dana-farber.org/Adult-Care/Treatment-and-Support/Treatment-Centers-and-Clinical-Services/Center-for-Neuro-Oncology.aspx
Dana-Farber is as dedicated to discoveries in cancer research as it is to delivering compassionate, patient-centered care. We support scientific leaders and young investigators, acquire technology at the leading edge of cancer research, and ensure a spirit of collaboration and innovation.
Learn about recent cancer research breakthroughs and discover how Dana-Farber's scientists are leading the way in the fight against cancer.
You can learn more about Dana-Farber's research advances on our website: http://www.dana-farber.org/Research.aspx
Specialists from the Center for Hematologic Oncology discuss their specialized care for all types of cancers of the blood, including leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. The center also provides treatment for patients with Waldenström's macroglobulinemia and related disorders of the blood, such as aplastic anemia and myelodysplasia.
The center also includes the bone marrow/stem cell transplantation program, which is one of the largest and most experienced in the world.
Learn more about blood cancer treatment in Boston: http://www.dana-farber.org/Adult-Care/Treatment-and-Support/Treatment-Centers-and-Clinical-Services/Hematologic-Oncology-Treatment-Center.aspx
Caring for people with cancer involves more than just treating the disease. Dana-Farber offers many resources and activities to support the physical and emotional needs of our patients and their families. Here are some examples, including integrative therapies such as acupuncture and massage, our art collection, and our healing garden.
Learn more about patient and family support at Dana-Farber: http://www.dana-farber.org/Adult-Care/Treatment-and-Support/Patient-And-Family-Support.aspx
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute provides expert, compassionate care to children and adults while advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer and related diseases. Dana-Farber, with its partners, is ranked among the nation's very top cancer centers, and is one of the world's leading center for research into the causes of---and new treatments for---the disease.
To make an appointment, visit www.dana-farber.org or call the following numbers for:
Adults: +1 877-442-3324 (+1 877-442-DFCI)
Children: +1 888-733-4662 (+1 888-PEDI-ONC)
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute provides expert, compassionate care to children and adults while advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer and related diseases. Dana-Farber, with its partners, is ranked among the nat...