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HCC designed and built a new website to help the Center meet an increasing demand for palliative care professionals. 

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HCC gave a number of presentations targeting the interests and needs of a specific audience: clinical investigators and study coordinators, institutional informatics leadership, population health researchers, and the national health communication community.

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A new DFCI campaign developed by the Health Communication Core (HCC) can be seen around town on buses and subway cars, in T stations and at bus shelters, and in local newspapers.

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HCC worked with Douglas Krakower, MD, the study’s principal investigator, to develop UP: Understanding PrEP, a decision tool for men and their healthcare providers.

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The Health Communication Core (HCC) developed and launched the website for the ABC Trial as an informational site for people who have joined the study and for those who may be interested in joining.

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Health Communication Core (HCC) developed transit displays as part of a public awareness campaign promoting bicycling as a form of active transportation to help address health disparities in Boston neighborhoods.

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Marking its 40th anniversary, HCC developed a new logo for the Nurses' Health Study and launched its first dedicated website.

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A new $10 million gift from the Belfer Center’s long-standing supporters, Mr. and Mrs. Belfer, was announced--earmarked for paving the way to the next generation of cancer treatments.

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The Health Communication Core (HCC) is providing patient-centered communication services for four PCORI-funded projects in which patients help guide the research process and contribute to the results of exciting new initiatives.

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Ann Partridge, MD, received a $1.75 million, five-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in October to expand the Young and Strong program to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) satellite sites and community network locations in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Connecticut.

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The Health Communication Core is working with the Depression Clinical and Research Program (DCRP) at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) to address recruitment challenges and increase participation in depression research.

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Researchers with a new end-of-life communication study that garnered recent media attention, including from The Boston Globe and local NPR station WBUR, turned to the Health Communication Core (HCC) to help maximize the readability of its innovative "checklist."

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