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Philip Gosnell

Philip Gosnell

Volunteer | 2013

Philip Gosnell was a freshman at Yale University when he responded to a donation drive at the school for bone marrow donors. The drive…

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John Murphy

John Murphy

Healthcare Advocate | 2013

If charisma could conquer cancer, John Murphy would have singlehandedly banished his disease. But as he sees it, it has taken legions of people…

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Friends of Jaclyn

Friends of Jaclyn

Charitable Organization | 2013

In 2004, Jaclyn Murphy (pictured second from left), a lively 9-year-old who loved to play lacrosse, was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. While…

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Eileen McGuirk's Flash Mob

Eileen McGuirk's Flash Mob

Volunteers | 2013

Serious illness can take a toll on family and friends as well as patients. Bedside visits bring comfort to patients and loved ones alike,…

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Patricia A. Kent, MS, RN, CPNP

Patricia A. Kent, MS, RN, CPNP

Nurse Practitioner, MassGeneral Hospital for Children Cancer Center | 2013

Nurse practitioner Patricia Kent, MS, RN, CPNP, of the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Cancer Center excels at guiding children and their parents through life-changing…

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Lori Grassette

Lori Grassette

Volunteer | 2013

At age 7, Lori Grassette learned to play guitar, read music and play spoons. Decades later, a two-time survivor of breast cancer, Lori has…

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Mary Philopoulos

Mary Philopoulos

Volunteer | 2013

The Avon Foundation Comprehensive Breast Evaluation Center at Massachusetts General provides state-of-the-art breast imaging and surgical consultation services. Since opening in 2002, the center…

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Julian  Adams, PhD

Julian Adams, PhD

Scientist | 2013

Julian Adams, PhD, is a scientist who is world-renowned for his extraordinary success in developing new molecules that impact human disease as well as…

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Comprehensive Grammar School Kids Cancer Club

Comprehensive Grammar School Kids Cancer Club

Community Fundraising Organization | 2013

In 2011, a band of fourth-graders at the Comprehensive Grammar School in Methuen, Mass., raised nearly $2,500 for the Methuen-Greater Lawrence American Cancer Society’s…

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George  R. Lillie, RN

George R. Lillie, RN

Staff Nurse, Yawkey 8 | 2013

George Lillie, RN, an Infusion Unit nurse at the Mass General Cancer Center, is an uplifting presence for patients and colleagues alike. “Although George…

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