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Cancer Diagnostic Services

Cancer Diagnostic Services

The Cancer Diagnostic Service at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center can assist in quickly reaching a diagnosis in patients who present with signs or symptoms that are suspicious for cancer.

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Comforting, Family-Centered Environment for Premature Babies

The internationally-recognized Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) facility at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) provides the most advanced newborn care for nearly 3,000 premature and critically ill babies and families each year. Our NICU facility was recently expanded and redesigned to offer a more open and welcoming environment for families and their babies. 

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Five Things You Need to Know about Colorectal Cancer

Five Things You Need to Know about Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S., with about 135,000 new patients diagnosed in the U.S. last year. Learn more about your risk factors and screening procedures.

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Vasectomy and Basketball: What’s the Connection?

March is the most popular month to schedule a vasectomy. Why? That’s because the recovery for this brief outpatient procedure requires rest on the couch for a couple of days. A perfect time to watch the national college basketball tournament. Call our Men’s Health Center (617) 732-5627.

Our Men’s Health Center is offering additional appointments
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Advances in Thoracic Surgery

A patient recently underwent an innovative minimally invasive surgical procedure to remove a thymoma, a rare cancer of the thymus gland. Compared with traditional surgical approaches, the less invasive procedure, which is guided by video technology, offers less pain and a quicker recovery.

Learn more about Advances in Thoracic Surgery

Run the B.A.A. 10K with the BWH Team

Join us Sunday, June 24, and run or walk to support any department, area, or initiative at BWH. Field size is limited.



We are inspired by our patients’ courage, our caregivers’ compassion, and our scientists’ curiosity—all fueled by our donors’ generosity.

Imagine what we can do together.