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News-Medical-Net
RAB35 protein plays role in oncogenic processA protein known to play a role in transporting the molecular contents of normal
RAB35 protein plays role in oncogenic process
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
A protein known to play a role in transporting the molecular contents of normal cells into and out of various intracellular compartments can also turn such cells cancerous by stimulating a key growth-control pathway. By conducting a large-scale... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Thousands attend second edition of Food Truck FestivalTop Left: Holly Ventura of Leominster shows a balloon creation she made and sol
Thousands attend second edition of Food Truck Festival
Leominster Champion / Posted yesterday
Top Left: Holly Ventura of Leominster shows a balloon creation she made and sold at the food truck festival. It and other items she sold at the festival raised money to pay for medication for a friend with Stage 4 breast cancer. Other fundraisers... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
More men with breast cancer are opting for double mastectomyThe number of men with invasive cancer in one breast who undergo surgery to rem
More men with breast cancer are opting for double mastectomy
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
The number of men with invasive cancer in one breast who undergo surgery to remove both breasts is on the rise, according to a new report published in JAMA Surgery. The report, written by researchers from the American Cancer Society and the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Shroud of secrecy lifts on search for state's life sciences chief By Andy Metzger STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- After months of stonewalli
Shroud of secrecy lifts on search for state's life sciences chief
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
By Andy Metzger STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- After months of stonewalling, the Baker administration agreed this week to release some information about the search for the state's... Read more
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Boston Herald
Walsh: We all have role to play in fight vs. childhood cancerI stood with 17-year-old R.J. Agostinelli and his family yesterday as we kicked
Walsh: We all have role to play in fight vs. childhood cancer
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
I stood with 17-year-old R.J. Agostinelli and his family yesterday as we kicked off Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Boston. R.J. is a cancer survivor who now advocates for other childhood cancer patients. As mayor, I was proud of him for being a... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Double mastectomies on the rise in men with breast cancer, new report findsThe number of men with breast cancer who undergo surgery to remove the unaffect
Double mastectomies on the rise in men with breast cancer, new report finds
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
The number of men with breast cancer who undergo surgery to remove the unaffected breast has risen sharply, according to a new report by American Cancer Society and Dana Farber Cancer Institute researchers. The report, appearing in JAMA Surgery, is... Read more
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Boston Herald
We all have role to play in fight vs. childhood cancerI stood with 17-year-old R.J. Agostinelli and his family yesterday as we kicked
We all have role to play in fight vs. childhood cancer
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
I stood with 17-year-old R.J. Agostinelli and his family yesterday as we kicked off Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Boston. R.J. is a cancer survivor who now advocates for other childhood cancer patients. As mayor, I was proud of him for being a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Mayor launches Childhood Cancer Awareness MonthBoston Mayor Martin J. Walsh today vowed to use his office in any way possible
Mayor launches Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh today vowed to use his office in any way possible to help leverage funding from Washington, D.C., to support hospitals in Boston as he proclaimed September to be Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Boston. “I thought... Read more
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FOX News
Study supports watch-wait approach for many prostate cancersIn a long-term study of older men diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer and f
Study supports watch-wait approach for many prostate cancers
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
In a long-term study of older men diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer and followed with so-called active surveillance, less than a third of cases eventually needed treatment, according to a new study. About one half of one percent of the men... Read more
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Reuters
Study supports watch-and-wait approach for many prostate cancers(Reuters Health) - In a long-term study of older men diagnosed with low-risk pr
Study supports watch-and-wait approach for many prostate cancers
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
(Reuters Health) - In a long-term study of older men diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer and followed with active surveillance, less than a third of cases eventually needed treatment, according to a new study. About one half of one percent of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Study supports watch-and-wait approach for many prostate cancers(Reuters Health) - In a long-term study of older men diagnosed with low-risk pr
Study supports watch-and-wait approach for many prostate cancers
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
(Reuters Health) - In a long-term study of older men diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer and followed with so-called active surveillance, less than a third of cases eventually needed treatment, according to a new study. About one half of one... Read more
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FOX News
Religion rarely part of ICU conversationIn less than 20 percent of family meetings in the intensive care unit do doctor
Religion rarely part of ICU conversation
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
In less than 20 percent of family meetings in the intensive care unit do doctors and other health care providers discuss religion or spirituality a new study finds. For many patients and families, religion and spirituality are important near the end... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Religion rarely part of ICU conversation(Reuters Health) - In less than 20 percent of family meetings in the intensive
Religion rarely part of ICU conversation
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
(Reuters Health) - In less than 20 percent of family meetings in the intensive care unit do doctors and other health care providers discuss religion or spirituality a new study finds. For many patients and families, religion and spirituality are... Read more
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ESPN
Former Dartmouth lacrosse player inspires and mentors young gay athletesA DOZEN YEARS AGO, at the age of 20, Andrew Goldstein came out to his Dartmouth
Former Dartmouth lacrosse player inspires and mentors young gay athletes
ESPN / Posted 5 days ago
A DOZEN YEARS AGO, at the age of 20, Andrew Goldstein came out to his Dartmouth College lacrosse teammates. The All-American goalie had struggled with his sexuality since he was 7, and like so many gay and transgender kids, had contemplated... Read more
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iol.co.za
Health news: Water, coffee and cranberries.The key to losing weight could be as simple as drinking a pint of water before
Health news: Water, coffee and cranberries
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
.The key to losing weight could be as simple as drinking a pint of water before mealtimes. Here is a selection of health-related news... Want to lose weight? Drink water before meals The key to losing weight could be as simple as drinking a pint... Read more
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Leominster Champion
PICK OF THE WEEKThe second Leominster Full Moon Food Truck Festival will be held Saturday, Aug.
PICK OF THE WEEK
Leominster Champion / Posted 8 days ago
The second Leominster Full Moon Food Truck Festival will be held Saturday, Aug. 29 from 4-8 p.m. The rain date is Sunday, Aug. 30. There’s a new location this year: Downtown, closing off Main Street and West Street in Monument Square. There will be... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
ASTRO awards $675,000 to seven physician-researchers to advance radiation oncology researchThe American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected seven leading
ASTRO awards $675,000 to seven physician-researchers to advance radiation oncology research
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected seven leading physician-researchers to receive a total of $675,000 in awards and grants to advance radiation oncology research. Together, the seven funding grants, including ASTRO... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Breakthrough antibody therapy shows significant promise against drug-resistant multiple myelomaIn its first clinical trial, a breakthrough antibody therapy produced at least
Breakthrough antibody therapy shows significant promise against drug-resistant multiple myeloma
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
In its first clinical trial, a breakthrough antibody therapy produced at least partial remissions in a third of patients with multiple myeloma who had exhausted multiple prior treatments, investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and other... Read more
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Boston Herald
Kick for Dana-Farber program for soccer teams to raise money for cancer researchThe folks at Dana-Farber have started a new program called Kick For Dana-Farber
Kick for Dana-Farber program for soccer teams to raise money for cancer research
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
The folks at Dana-Farber have started a new program called Kick For Dana-Farber in which soccer teams raise vital funds for cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. Soccer teams can raise money in their community through... Read more
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Golf Magazine
6-Year-Old Raised $40k Playing Golf for FriendWell, Ryan achieved his goal, and then some. We first heard about Ryan in June
6-Year-Old Raised $40k Playing Golf for Friend
Golf Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
Well, Ryan achieved his goal, and then some. We first heard about Ryan in June, when he said he was going to play 100 holes of golf in one day to raise money for his friend and kindergarten classmate Danny Nickerson, who died from pediatric cancer... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New research could potentially yield novel platform for cancer vaccinesNew research led by Wyss Core Faculty member David Mooney, Ph.D., in collaborat
New research could potentially yield novel platform for cancer vaccines
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
New research led by Wyss Core Faculty member David Mooney, Ph.D., in collaboration with researchers at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute could potentially yield a new platform for cancer vaccines. Leveraging a biologically inspired sponge-like gel... Read more
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FOX 25 Boston
Upton sister share life-saving bond that runs deeper than bloodUPTON, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) - For 38 days 7-year-old Sydney Darragh was a pa
Upton sister share life-saving bond that runs deeper than blood
FOX 25 Boston / Posted 10 days ago
UPTON, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) - For 38 days 7-year-old Sydney Darragh was a patient at Dana-Farber Boston Children’s Cancer Center, but now after a week at home she couldn’t be happier. Sydney underwent a treatment to cure her rare blood disorder,... Read more
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Suburban
BUSINESS BRIEFSBurger King restaurants will be participating in a fundraiser to support cancer
BUSINESS BRIEFS
Suburban / Posted 10 days ago
Burger King restaurants will be participating in a fundraiser to support cancer research for the 16th consecutive year. Guests can contribute $1 to the Jimmy Fund through the A Chance for Kids & Families program at participating Burger King... Read more
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Brunswick Sentinel
BUSINESS BRIEFSBurger King restaurants will be participating in a fundraiser to support cancer
BUSINESS BRIEFS
Brunswick Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Burger King restaurants will be participating in a fundraiser to support cancer research for the 16th consecutive year. Guests can contribute $1 to the Jimmy Fund through the A Chance for Kids & Families program at participating Burger King... Read more
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Washington Post
Medicare reconsiders rule that leaves dying patients facing a stark choiceMedicare denies hospice care to those receiving other treatment. (Bigstock) Fo
Medicare reconsiders rule that leaves dying patients facing a stark choice
Washington Post / Posted 11 days ago
Medicare denies hospice care to those receiving other treatment. (Bigstock) For more than 30 years, Medicare presented dying patients with a stark choice: They could continue treatments that might extend their lives or they could accept the medical... Read more
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The Columbian
Coffee might not let colon cancer recurDaily consumption of caffeinated coffee may prevent a recurrence of colon cance
Coffee might not let colon cancer recur
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
Daily consumption of caffeinated coffee may prevent a recurrence of colon cancer in people treated for the disease, with the strongest benefits for those drinking at least four cups, according to new scientific research. The new findings come with... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown News, Obituaries, Tributes, RICHARD E. BELLINO, Youngstown, OhioESSEX, VT. – Richard E. Bellino, 53, passed away Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, at his
Youngstown News, Obituaries, Tributes, RICHARD E. BELLINO, Youngstown, Ohio
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 13 days ago
ESSEX, VT. – Richard E. Bellino, 53, passed away Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, at his home in Essex after a courageous 10-year battle with brain cancer. Richard was a humble, honest, loving husband and father who will be greatly missed. He was born July... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Amy Jarck's family rallies around her, runs for her during fight with cancerAs the Falmouth Road Race began last Sunday, George Jarck was running on adrena
Amy Jarck's family rallies around her, runs for her during fight with cancer
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 13 days ago
As the Falmouth Road Race began last Sunday, George Jarck was running on adrenaline and excitement. He was feeding off the crowd and the runners around him, and his pace was as good as he had hoped it would be. By the five-mile mark of the renowned... Read more
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TribLIVE
Breast cancer study fans overtreatment fearsAggressive interventions to treat the earliest, “stage 0” breast cancers have n
Breast cancer study fans overtreatment fears
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
Aggressive interventions to treat the earliest, “stage 0” breast cancers have no effect on whether a woman is still alive a decade later, according to a huge new study that tracked the trajectories of more than 100,000 women. The study, published in... Read more
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Japan Today
Drinking coffee could prevent colon cancer's return: study ‹ Japan TodayDrinking four or more cups of caffeinated coffee daily may significantly reduce
Drinking coffee could prevent colon cancer's return: study ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 15 days ago
Drinking four or more cups of caffeinated coffee daily may significantly reduce the chance that colon cancer will return in patients who were diagnosed with stage III of the disease, a study says. The study involved about 1,000 patients, all of whom... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Champs of the Week - Jimmy Fund Little LeaguersLeominster Little Leaguers take a swing at cancer The Leominster National and
Champs of the Week - Jimmy Fund Little Leaguers
Leominster Champion / Posted 15 days ago
Leominster Little Leaguers take a swing at cancer The Leominster National and Winchendon Sinclair division teams played Thursday, Aug. 13 in Winchendon. With the 6-4 win, Leominster National advanced to the division finals against eventual champion... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Full Moon Food Truck Festival to be held Aug. 29The second Leominster Full Moon Food Truck Festival will be held Saturday, Aug.
Full Moon Food Truck Festival to be held Aug. 29
Leominster Champion / Posted 15 days ago
The second Leominster Full Moon Food Truck Festival will be held Saturday, Aug. 29 from 4-8 p.m. The rain date is Sunday, Aug. 30. There’s a new location this year: Downtown, closing off Main Street and West Street in Monument Square. There will be... Read more
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Washington Post
Study raises doubts about early-stage breast cancer treatmentsAggressive interventions to treat the earliest, “stage 0” breast cancers have n
Study raises doubts about early-stage breast cancer treatments
Washington Post / Posted 15 days ago
Aggressive interventions to treat the earliest, “stage 0” breast cancers have no effect on whether a woman is still alive a decade later, according to a massive new study that tracked the trajectories of more than 100,000 women. The study, published... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Dana-Farber Patient Angel Fetene Sings 'Let It Go' From 'Frozen'Dana-Farber patient Angel Fetene visited WEEI midday show “Merloni and Fauria”
Dana-Farber Patient Angel Fetene Sings 'Let It Go' From 'Frozen'
New England Sports Network / Posted 17 days ago
Dana-Farber patient Angel Fetene visited WEEI midday show “Merloni and Fauria” during the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon on Wednesday. Before leaving the studio, she gave a fantastic rendition of the popular song “Let It Go” from Disney movie... Read more
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SportingNews
Tom Brady donates $50K to Jimmy Fund before Patriots practiceTom Brady could have spent Wednesday in New York, listening to attorneys contin
Tom Brady donates $50K to Jimmy Fund before Patriots practice
SportingNews / Posted 17 days ago
Tom Brady could have spent Wednesday in New York, listening to attorneys continue to bat around proposals that will bring the Deflategate saga to an end. Instead, he emailed Boston radio station WEEI and pledged $50,000 to the annual Jimmy Fund... Read more
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Philly.com
Can Coffee Lower Risk of Colon Cancer's Return?Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter It's important to note, however, that this study
Can Coffee Lower Risk of Colon Cancer's Return?
Philly.com / Posted 17 days ago
Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter It's important to note, however, that this study was only designed to find an association between coffee consumption and a lower risk of colon cancer recurrence or death from colon cancer. It wasn't designed to prove a... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Bob Brack Given 2015 Boston Red Sox Jimmy Fund AwardAfter he lost his wife to ovarian cancer, Robert Brack started a foundation in
Bob Brack Given 2015 Boston Red Sox Jimmy Fund Award
New England Sports Network / Posted 17 days ago
After he lost his wife to ovarian cancer, Robert Brack started a foundation in her memory. One of the biggest initiatives from the foundation is the ovarian cancer research for Dana-Farber. Brack was honored with the 2015 Boston Red Sox Jimmy Fund... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Terry Francona 'Really Glad' To Support John Farrell At First Chemo TreatmentTerry Francona’s pregame activities Tuesday included a trip to Massachusetts Ge
Terry Francona 'Really Glad' To Support John Farrell At First Chemo Treatment
New England Sports Network / Posted 17 days ago
Terry Francona’s pregame activities Tuesday included a trip to Massachusetts General Hospital, where he and Cleveland Indians third base coach Brad Mills joined Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell for Farrell’s first chemotherapy treatment. “I... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Torey Krug Talks Meeting With Kids At Dana-Farber, Upcoming NHL SeasonTorey Krug joined Jack Edwards during the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon o
Torey Krug Talks Meeting With Kids At Dana-Farber, Upcoming NHL Season
New England Sports Network / Posted 17 days ago
Torey Krug joined Jack Edwards during the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon on Tuesday. The Boston Bruins defenseman talked about the upcoming NHL season, meeting with kids at Dana-Farber on Monday and more. Watch Krug’s interview in the video... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Coffee ‘boosts chances of surviving bowel cancer’ | Irish Examiner Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Regular cups of caffeinated co
Coffee ‘boosts chances of surviving bowel cancer’
Irish Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Regular cups of caffeinated coffee can increase the chances of surviving bowel cancer, research has... Read more
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Boston Herald
Terry Francona pays visit to pal John Farrell at MGHNobody can defuse a situation quite like Terry Francona can. So upon his early
Terry Francona pays visit to pal John Farrell at MGH
Boston Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Nobody can defuse a situation quite like Terry Francona can. So upon his early-morning arrival at Massachusetts General Hospital to visit friend John Farrell just before the Red Sox manager’s first chemotherapy session yesterday, Francona cut... Read more
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Washington Nationals
Francona by Farrell's side at his chemotherapy"I met him there," Francona said. "I told him point blank, I said, 'I'm not her
Francona by Farrell's side at his chemotherapy
Washington Nationals / Posted 17 days ago
"I met him there," Francona said. "I told him point blank, I said, 'I'm not here as your friend. You owe me $20. If something happens to you, I want $20.'" Indians general manager Chris Antonetti also paid Farrell a visit later that... Read more
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San Francisco Giants
Francona by Farrell's side at his chemotherapy"I met him there," Francona said. "I told him point blank, I said, 'I'm not her
Francona by Farrell's side at his chemotherapy
San Francisco Giants / Posted 17 days ago
"I met him there," Francona said. "I told him point blank, I said, 'I'm not here as your friend. You owe me $20. If something happens to you, I want $20.'" Indians general manager Chris Antonetti also paid Farrell a visit later that... Read more
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Oakland A's
Francona by Farrell's side at his chemotherapy"I met him there," Francona said. "I told him point blank, I said, 'I'm not her
Francona by Farrell's side at his chemotherapy
Oakland A's / Posted 17 days ago
"I met him there," Francona said. "I told him point blank, I said, 'I'm not here as your friend. You owe me $20. If something happens to you, I want $20.'" Indians general manager Chris Antonetti also paid Farrell a visit later that... Read more
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Minnesota Twins
Francona by Farrell's side at his chemotherapy"I met him there," Francona said. "I told him point blank, I said, 'I'm not her
Francona by Farrell's side at his chemotherapy
Minnesota Twins / Posted 17 days ago
"I met him there," Francona said. "I told him point blank, I said, 'I'm not here as your friend. You owe me $20. If something happens to you, I want $20.'" Indians general manager Chris Antonetti also paid Farrell a visit later that... Read more
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Arizona Diamondbacks
Francona by Farrell's side at his chemotherapy"I met him there," Francona said. "I told him point blank, I said, 'I'm not her
Francona by Farrell's side at his chemotherapy
Arizona Diamondbacks / Posted 17 days ago
"I met him there," Francona said. "I told him point blank, I said, 'I'm not here as your friend. You owe me $20. If something happens to you, I want $20.'" Indians general manager Chris Antonetti also paid Farrell a visit later that... Read more
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Houston Astros
Francona by Farrell's side at his chemotherapy"I met him there," Francona said. "I told him point blank, I said, 'I'm not her
Francona by Farrell's side at his chemotherapy
Houston Astros / Posted 17 days ago
"I met him there," Francona said. "I told him point blank, I said, 'I'm not here as your friend. You owe me $20. If something happens to you, I want $20.'" Indians general manager Chris Antonetti also paid Farrell a visit later that... Read more
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Los Angeles Dodgers
Francona by Farrell's side at his chemotherapy"I met him there," Francona said. "I told him point blank, I said, 'I'm not her
Francona by Farrell's side at his chemotherapy
Los Angeles Dodgers / Posted 17 days ago
"I met him there," Francona said. "I told him point blank, I said, 'I'm not here as your friend. You owe me $20. If something happens to you, I want $20.'" Indians general manager Chris Antonetti also paid Farrell a visit later that... Read more
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Kansas City Royals
Francona by Farrell's side at his chemotherapy"I met him there," Francona said. "I told him point blank, I said, 'I'm not her
Francona by Farrell's side at his chemotherapy
Kansas City Royals / Posted 17 days ago
"I met him there," Francona said. "I told him point blank, I said, 'I'm not here as your friend. You owe me $20. If something happens to you, I want $20.'" Indians general manager Chris Antonetti also paid Farrell a visit later that... Read more
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Detroit Tigers
Francona by Farrell's side at his chemotherapy"I met him there," Francona said. "I told him point blank, I said, 'I'm not her
Francona by Farrell's side at his chemotherapy
Detroit Tigers / Posted 17 days ago
"I met him there," Francona said. "I told him point blank, I said, 'I'm not here as your friend. You owe me $20. If something happens to you, I want $20.'" Indians general manager Chris Antonetti also paid Farrell a visit later that... Read more
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