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    DF/HCC Members Awarded New or Competitively Renewed Federal Funding

    January 2015 | eNews

    The NIH continues to recognize DF/HCC as a leader in cancer research by awarding funding to a number of our research initiatives

    Imaging Probes Improve Gastrointestinal Cancer Detection

    January 2015 | eNews

    Umar Mahmood, MD, PhD (MGH), a radiologist, and Andrew Chan, MD, MPH (MGH), a gastroenterologist, have worked in both colon cancer and esophageal cancer models to improve dysplasia and cancer detection

    Gastrointestinal Malignancies Research Both Broad and Deep

    January 2015 | eNews

    Gastrointestinal (GI) cancers account for only one-fourth of new cancer diagnoses in the United States but about one-third of cancer deaths annually

    DF/HCC Ranks Among Nationís Best in the 2014 Cancer Awareness Advertising Awards Program

    January 12, 2015

    Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center was recognized for excellence in the 2014 Cancer Awareness Advertising Awards (CAA Awards) program for its advertising and marketing efforts in the area of faith-based disparities, which scored among the best in the nation

    Pathology Specimen Locator Core Facility

    January 2015 | eNews

    The DF/HCC Pathology Specimen Locator Core facilitates member access to tissue used in research. The Core enables more investigators to access tissues with fewer barriers, achieved through a web-based, integrated network of distributed, searchable databases that contain de-identified, coded, pathologic information on post-diagnostic, excess human materials (including frozen or paraffin-embedded tissues)

    Tumor Imaging Metrics Core

    January 2015 | eNews

    The DF/HCC Tumor Imaging Metrics Core provides standardized, consistent, longitudinal, and multimodality radiological measurements to evaluate therapeutic response for patients enrolled in DF/HCC clinical trials

    Four DF/HCC Members Elected to the Institute of Medicine

    October 23, 2014

    The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently announced 70 new members, four of which are DF/HCC researchers

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