Taxol (paclitaxel) and related taxane drugs are widely used chemotherapies against solid tumor types in adults. However, taxanes do not generally enter the brain and so they... | [more]
Welcome to Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer CenterDana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC) is the largest comprehensive cancer center in the world, bringing together the cancer research efforts of our seven member institutions: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, and Massachusetts General Hospital.
Funded by a grant from the National Cancer Institute, we have joined these seven renowned Harvard-affiliated medical centers into one collective force dedicated to the fight against cancer. Based in Boston, DF/HCC consists of more than 1,000 researchers with a singular goal -- to find new and innovative ways to combat cancer.
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