A team from Massachusetts General Hospital’s Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery travels annually to Colombia to offer critically-needed treatment to children who would otherwise not receive care.
When a rare radiation treatment was needed for Ani to recover after the removal of a large, cancerous brain tumor, Mass General delivered with loving care.
Mass General supports the Boys & Girls Club of Boston and its efforts to educate children, teens and their families about the importance of healthy habits, such as fitness and nutrition.
A recently renovated Emergency Department at MassGeneral Hospital for Children offers a cheerful, family-friendly space designed to provide the most efficient emergency care to young patients.
The scientists at the Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center are pioneering a unique new gene therapy that could stop the disease in its tracks.
Mass General is leading an important effort to improve care, reduce costs, and increase efficiency with one goal in mind: to improve the patient experience.
Massachusetts General Hospital’s reach extends around the world, where diseases like cancer take a devastating toll. And with cancer mortality rates expected to double by 2030, our work to enhance cancer care in Botswana is critical.
Rose Zaccone was 90 years old when she passed away in 2012. In her estate plan, she directed that Massachusetts General Hospital receive a generous, unrestricted gift. Ms. Zaccone’s bequest to Mass General will ensure that her legacy lives on for generations.
A team of scientists and engineers, led at the Massachusetts General Hospital Diabetes Center by Steven Russell, MD, PhD, have developed and are testing a first-of-its-kind automated device with the potential to revolutionize diabetes treatment. This medical breakthrough is called the bionic pancreas – and it’s closer than ever to making a real world impact on patients.
Linda Keir and her husband Billy were 35,000 feet above the Atlantic on a flight from London to Boston, when Linda suddenly felt a sharp pain in her chest. Within seconds, her right arm and leg turned completely numb.