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Director/actress Angelina Jolie attends the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on January 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for BFCA)

Angelina Jolie Undergoes Further Preventive Surgery

The actress just announced she had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in an effort to decrease her chance of developing the disease that killed her mother.

03/24/2015

Runners training for the Boston Marathon. (WBZ-TV)

Runners Brave The Elements Training For 2015 Boston Marathon

With less than two months to train for the 2015 Boston Marathon, runners are finding it difficult to navigate snow and ice covered streets and sidewalks in Boston.

02/21/2015

Carolyn Ridge faced unique challenges as a young person with cancer (WBZ-TV).

Dana Farber Program Helps Young Adults With Cancer

When you think of patients with cancer, you often think of middle aged or older adults, but a significant number of young adults are also affected.

11/20/2014

The ITeam obtained inspection reports for 12 Boston hospitals and we found several facilities failing on many levels. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Cafeterias In Boston Hospitals Get Failing Grades

The I-Team obtained inspection reports for 12 Boston hospitals and we found several facilities failing on many levels.

11/17/2014

Heidi Flood hugs her former Pedal Partner, Ashley Cunningham, who is now in remission. (WBZ-TV)

Pan Mass Challenge Cyclists Meet Inspirational Pedal Partner Patients

A kickoff party at Fenway Park on Saturday introduced hundreds of bicyclists to their inspiration for the 192-mile Pan Mass Challenge.

05/10/2014

Tom Menino. (WBZ-TV)

Former Boston Mayor Menino Being Treated For Advanced Cancer

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino was diagnosed with advanced cancer after leaving office.

03/15/2014

(Photo from Dana-Farber/Facebook)

350 Granite Telecom Employees To Shave Heads For Dana-Farber Fundraiser

More than 350 employees at Granite Telecommunications in Quincy are getting ready to have their heads shaved for charity.

02/28/2014

Neil Goldberg (WBZ-TV photo)

Cancer Survivor Prepares For Another Pan Mass Challenge

A cancer survivor, Neil Goldberg has conquered the Pan Mass Challenge since 1999. He says raising thousands of dollars for cancer care and research helps his recovery.

01/15/2014

WBZ-TV reporter Bill Shields

WBZ-TV’s Bill Shields Thanks Viewers For Support During Cancer Battle

Bill returned to work Monday after two months off and wanted to share a message.

01/06/2014

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Boston Doctor Part Of Study That Could Change Treatment For Some Breast Cancers

Dr. Eric Winer, chief of the division of Women’s Cancers in the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber, is speaking about breast cancer research at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium this week.

12/12/2013

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