Dana Farber

Maria Joffrian and Tommy

Crowdfunding Being Used More Often For Medical Costs

More and more people are getting help from complete strangers in covering those bills.

01/14/2013

Pine Street Inn

Do Good By Giving

There are more than 600,000 public charities all wanting our support. When you decide to support a charity, look beyond the razzle-dazzle.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/17/2012

Morgan Derby (Photo courtesy: Derby family)

11-Year-Old Donates 500 Pounds Of Candy To Cancer Patients

Diabetes did not take the fun out of Halloween for one girl. Instead, she used the occasion to give back to others.

11/27/2012

bras

One Last Thing: Bras For The Cause Auction For Dana-Farber

A “jelly brafish, a “venus bratrap” and even a “popbra” are some of the unique creations on display now at Copley and it’s all for a good cause.

11/07/2012

Record-breaking check given to Dana-Farber from PMC Founder Billy Start (Photo courtesy: WBZ-TV's Lisa Hughes)

Pan-Mass Challenge Presents Record-Breaking Check To Dana-Farber

The Pan-Mass Challenge presented a record-breaking check to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Sunday.

11/04/2012

The FDA says Avastin should no longer be used for advanced breast cancer.

FDA: Avastin Should No Longer Be Used For Advanced Breast Cancer

The FDA says there’s no proof that Avastin extends life or provides enough temporary benefit to outweigh the side effects.

11/18/2011

The Pan Mass Challenge is donating $35 million to Dana Farber.

Pan-Mass Challenge Gives $35 Million To Jimmy Fund

Organizers of the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge charity bicycle ride are presenting a $35 million contribution to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Jimmy Fund on Friday.

11/11/2011

(Photo from Facebook)

9,000 Take Part In Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk

It was a different kind of marathon taking place along the 26.2-mile route from Hopkinton to Boston on Sunday.

09/18/2011

Chris Smith will be the first legally blind cyclist to ever ride the Pan-Mass Challenge.

First Legally Blind Cyclist To Take On Pan-Mass Challenge

Cyclists will pedal away from the start line of the Pan-Mass Challenge Saturday morning to raise money for cancer patients and research. Chris Smith will make history on this ride as the PMC’s first legally blind cyclist.

08/05/2011

Boston Marathon runner Hillary Hall is running for Dana Farber, the hospital that saved her life and currenty employs her. (CBS)

Cancer Survivor Running Marathon For Dana Farber

For Hilary Hall, running the Boston Marathon for Dana Farber is about giving something back to the hospital that saves lives and put her to work.

04/05/2011

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