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May is upon us! And with it, comes our first round of fundraising events: Boston Bakes. Boston Bakes is a whole week in May (2nd-8th) and it comprises of restaurants, bakeries and retail partners from across the state, all involved in selling the baked goods that will support the breast cancer research of Dr. Parsons. Dr. Parsons is seeking to revolutionize the way we treat breast cancer, and as a result improve the quality of life of patients across the country. A recipient of many awards, she is also the recipient of our research funds that were raised in 2015 …
Check out the newest ad for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. This is why Bakes for Breast Cancer works so hard to make a difference in the fight against breast cancer by supporting research at Dana-Farber. They will and have led us on the path to make a difference and they have led the path and opened many doors to make a difference in the treatment of not only their patients but those around the world.
Our work is not done until there is a cure for breast cancer. Our work and your support of our nonprofit breast organization Bakes for Breast Cancer …
I didn’t blog last week because I was dealing with a death in my family. My dear great uncle passed away due to complications from Alzheimer’s. It was a terrible reminder of how an incurable illness can overcome an otherwise healthy person. Though the physical symptoms of Cancer and Alzheimer’s differ, the effect on family and quality of life are similar in many ways. Hospital stays, many and varied medications, side effects, and the sad decline in health are all the same.
And of course, these are just two of many incurable diseases people are facing daily. Research and advancement in …
Is there any such thing as too much garlic? Some would say yes, and I used to be the first to agree. But over the past couple of years I stopped caring about my fresh breath and started indulging in the delicious flavor whenever possible.
garlic from dothegreenthing.com
When I think of my favorite fully garlic-loaded food my mother’s caesar salad is the first thing that comes to mind. Her homemade dressing isn’t creamy like the typical caesar dressing you’re probably used to. Instead, it’s olive oil based with lots of lemon juice and A LOT of fresh garlic. She even tosses …
Soy yogurt from fatfreevegan.com
The latest trend in yogurt has been showing up everywhere over the past few years, from grocery stores to coffee shops, convenient stores and more. At first I was skeptical. The plain, sugar-free flavor of greek style yogurt was boring and bland compared to the fruity flavors of Yoplait‘s apple turnover and boston-cream-pie-delights that I was used to.
But soon enough, greek yogurt worked it’s way into my heart and is now one of my most desired snacks. Chobani is definitely my brand of choice.
The “fruit on the bottom” makes it all worthwhile with flavors like peach …
Almost 5000 cyclists are getting ready to participate in the two day Pan-Mass Challenge on Saturday August 6th to raise money for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. We would like to wish all the cyclists a great ride and thank them for helping to raise money for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, an institute we believe in strongly and support with our own fundraising efforts Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer.
Whether you start your ride in Sturbridge or Wellesley and finish your journey on Sunday, August 7th at one of 5 different finishing lines picking one of 6 different routes ranging from 150 to 190 …
J. Dirk Iglehart, MD
Vulnerability, or the belief that all cancer cells have at least one weakness, is a concept embraced by many in the cancer research community. This theory holds that you can beat cancer by finding the molecular Achilles’ heel of particular cancer cells and designing drugs that interfere with this particularly vulnerable spot. Increasingly, Dana-Farber scientists are focusing on the complex interactions of genes and proteins that enable specific types of tumor cells to proliferate and sometimes spread to other areas of the body.
While researchers have identified several molecular weak spots in breast cancer that can be targeted …