By Megan Carleton, Illuminations Program Manager Photographer David Maroney knows what it is like to sit in the waiting room chairs at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center. He has been a patient of Ronald Takvorian, MD, for 10 years. David [...]
When Phillip (Terry) Ragon addressed a room full of scientists, engineers and mathematicians from the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, he shared one of his philosophies. “I believe if you want to change the world, you need to [...]
On June 5, the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center held the one hundred, an annual gala honoring 100 people and groups whose diligence and discoveries, philanthropy and passion have helped advance the fight against cancer
For George Velmahos, MD, Mass General’s chief of Trauma Surgery, caring for victims of the April 15 Boston Marathon bombings underscored the importance of the research he has pursued for years. Dr. Velmahos is developing new ways to stanch the [...]
While violently altering the course of hundreds of lives, the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15 created a medical emergency of enormous and horrific proportions for Massachusetts General Hospital and other Boston-area medical institutions. For Alasdair Conn, MD, Mass General’s [...]
Jacqueline DePasse, MD, is an internal medicine resident at Massachusetts General Hospital. Many of her colleagues and friends were on the front lines in the hours after the April 15 tragedy at the Boston Marathon. She wrote the following story based [...]
When cancer threatened newlywed Angela Boylan’s hopes of having children, she turned to specialists at the Mass General fertility center for help.
Marstons Mills parents preserve their late daughter’s legacy by raising funds to fight melanoma through an annual community fundraiser, the Angel’s Masquerade Ball.
After years in the suburbs, Peggy Scott is now a city person. She enjoys exploring new neighborhoods, riding her bike along the Esplanade and volunteering at Mass General. She is part of the ‘snow team.’ If someone cannot make a [...]
Dear MGH friends, This year has been like no other for our Mass General marathon team. We were very lucky that none of our runners or their families were physically injured from the bombings. The past weeks have been an extremely [...]