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  • Saint Francis Partners With Dana-Farber For Clinical Trials

    The parent company of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center announced Friday a new collaboration that allows local blood-cancer patients treated at Saint Francis to take part in clinical trials offered by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.
  • Blood tests in the works for breast cancer

    Blood tests in the works for breast cancer
    After breast cancer tumors are removed, many women undergo chemotherapy to eradicate any remaining cancer cells and reduce the risk that the disease will recur. The drugs can make them nauseous and anxious and lead to hair loss. But a blood test under...

    A Grueling Race, Horrific Day And 5 Tales From Connecticut

    A Grueling Race, Horrific Day And 5 Tales From Connecticut
    They are mad. Defiant. Hopeful. Healing. They are the runners of the Boston Marathon, 36,000 Boston Strong. They are the volunteers. The spectators. The first responders and medical people. The photographers, the race officials and timers. They are...

    Suicide survivors face grief, questions, challenges

    Harvard Health Blog The death of Robin Williams, reportedly from depression-related suicide, can seem paradoxical. How can such a funny, lively, and successful person be depressed enough to end his life? In the U.S. alone, nearly 40,000 people a year...

    Don't judge every tumor by its tissue, scientists say

    Don't judge every tumor by its tissue, scientists say
    For most cancer patients and their doctors, the most important things to know about a tumor are where it arose in the body and how much it's grown. But in some cases, understanding a tumor's genomic profile is more likely to lead to an effective...