Early Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer via a Blood Test, Aided by Artificial Intelligence

With the help of artificial intelligence, researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) have developed an early diagnostic tool for ovarian cancer that shows equal sensitivity but far fewer false positives than previous testing strategies. Read More

Thyroid Cancer 360 Program Employs Multifaceted Analyses to Identify Targeted Treatments for Patients with Advanced and Aggressive Thyroid Cancers

Specialists in the Thyroid Cancer Center at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center are providing targeted treatments to improve outcomes for patients with advanced and aggressive thyroid cancers in the new Thyroid Cancer 360 Program. Read More

Pioneering Multiple Myeloma Trials Evaluate Novel Immunologic Approaches for Long-term Disease Control

Hemato-oncologists at the Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center are leading studies of innovative immunologic approaches for patients with multiple myeloma that are designed to achieve long-term control of the disease. Read More

New Program Offers Personalized Risk Assessment, Screening, and Prevention Strategies for Patients at Increased Risk for Breast Cancer

Specialists from Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital recently introduced the Breast Cancer Personalized Risk Assessment, Education and Prevention (B-PREP) Program for patients at increased risk for breast cancer and for patients who want to better understand their risk. Read More

FDA Approves CAR T-Cell Therapy for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer is one of few centers in the country certified to offer this new approach.

Following a successful clinical trial involving Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the first chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy for adult cancers was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Oct.19. Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center was the only facility in the northeast to be part of the clinical trial that led to FDA approval and is one of a few locations certified to offer this new therapy nationwide. Read More

Melanoma Research: Personalized Vaccine Shows Substantial and Highly Specific Anti-tumor Response   


In a groundbreaking study, experts at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center (DF/BWCC) showed that a personalized cancer vaccine, which targets neoantigens, stimulated a potent, safe and highly specific anti-tumor response in six patients with melanoma. Read More