Lahey Goes the Distance to Save Cancer Patient’s Life

At 33, Josh was active and healthy, working construction by day, and tinkering with his dirt bike into the night. But in 2016, he started to feel more tired than usual and then his skin started to turn yellow. Josh’s wife pushed him to go to a  hospital near their home in Western Massachusetts. A few days later, Josh got a deadly diagnosis.

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InNeuroCo Gives $1 Million

A Florida medical device maker has committed $1 million to Lahey’s planned Image Guided Therapy Innovation Center, where engineers, clinicians and scientists will deliver leading-edge care and develop new imaging technologies that will reduce the need for surgery.

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Donor-funded Flowers Cheer Patients

On a dreary, rainy November day, Joanie O’Neil of Nashua, New Hampshire, sat in her hospital bed at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center. The weather matched her mood. What she didn’t know was that six nurses with big smiles on their faces were heading toward her room with a bright yellow bouquet of flowers.

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Training the Next Generation of Physician-Scientists

Patients revered David James Bryan, MD, for his care and compassion. Peers and trainees sought him out for his skill and expertise during his 30-year career.  Now a generous family has honored his memory and distinguished career.

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DCU Donation Bolsters Farmers’ Market Program for Seniors

The line of people waiting to get in to the Burlington Senior Center extends out the door every Wednesday afternoon from May through October. These seniors are waiting for fresh fruit and vegetables that they get for free at an indoor, pop-up farmers’ market. The mission is to make healthy food accessible to seniors who live on fixed incomes and who aren’t as mobile as they used to be. Thanks to substantial support from Digital Federal Credit Union to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center’s Community Relations Department, this farmers’ market will be around for a while.

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Spotting Vision Problems Early

Generous donations from grateful patients have made it possible for Lahey ophthalmologists to diagnose eye problems before patients even experience symptoms. The gifts paid for high-tech cameras that let doctors see inside the eye and a research chair that will allow David Ramsey, MD, to innovate new ways of treating patients.

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Cancer Survivorship Program Goes the Extra Mile

Empathy for cancer patients and their families was Dr. Krishna Gunturu’s impetus for starting Lahey’s Survivorship Program. Having lost her father to cancer when she was 15, she knows firsthand the emotional, psychological and financial effects a cancer diagnosis can have on patients and families.

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Your Impact: A Message from Laurie Paskavitz

Laurie Paskavitz is a breast cancer survivor, a mother and a Lahey employee. After her diagnosis, she learned firsthand how caring and impressive every single Lahey Health Cancer Institute caregiver is.

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