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a co-chair, we go to the Susan F. Smith Center to become more educated on the issues." Martin puts it more simply. "I've always been grateful to Dana-Farber for saving my mother's life — ovarian cancer back in the 1970s had few survivors." Taking Care of Business While about 250 women attend the invite- only gathering, the real twist is that there is a Dana-Farber researcher, oncologist, doctor, or nurse seated at each table. Their role is to field questions and provide insight as to where things are moving in women's cancer research. "We're so lucky that two dozen medical professionals come to sit down at each table and answer questions," says Capossela. "We 148 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | s u m m e r 2 0 1 6 good works "a high-powered, but very understandable program" "We want every woman who leaves the room to be more knowledgeable than when she walked in." – C a r i e C a p o s s e l a C O U R T E S Y O F J O H N D E P U T Y / D A N A - F A R B E R C A N C E R I N S T I T U T E

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