Tag Archives: American Association for Cancer Research

New Hope for the Future of Breast Cancer Treatment

I read an article the other day about a new “Smart Bomb” cancer drug that seems to be helping with advanced breast cancers. It started me thinking about wonderful charities like Boston Bakes that raise so much money for breast cancer research. Even though there is still no cure for breast cancer, researchers learn more every day, treatments improve, and women’s chances of survival increase.
This particular form of treatment doesn’t lead to hair loss or vomiting, like the traditional chemotherapy can. I think that is a great breakthrough, as well as the best part which is increase in the length …


Salad City

Being a vegetarian means salad is one of my most beloved food genres. Packed full of nutrients and vitamins, with endless additions and options, salad never gets old for me. I usually have a salad for either lunch or dinner, sometimes both, whether it be a greek salad loaded with tomatoes, kalamata olives and feta, or a Carlton salad with candied pecans, raisins and avocados. I just can’t seem to get enough salad!
When it comes to preparing delightful salads in my own kitchen it can be a little trickier. Having all the fresh veggies at hand, or in fridge, almost …


Dr. Garber Takes AACR Lead!

Congratulations to our friend,Dr. Judy Garber on becoming President of the American Association for Cancer Research.
Dana-Farber’s Judy Garber, MD, MPH, recently began her year-long leadership role as president of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the world’s largest and oldest scientific organization dedicated to cancer.
Founded in 1907, the AACR’s membership includes 30,000 researchers, health care professionals, cancer survivors, and advocates from around the world.
“I am excited to have the opportunity to work with the talented and committed AACR membership to sustain the momentum going forward, and to help attract the most talented young minds to cancer research,” says Dr. …