Burlington resident for the past 44-years, Aenea Holland, regularly visits Lahey Clinic to sell her home-made angel crafts in support of the Sophia Gordon Cancer Center.
You would be hard pressed to find a better example of one person making a difference than Aenea Holland and her charity work for the Sophia Gordon Cancer Center out of Lahey Clinic. For the past few years, Holland has been setting up a table inside the main lobby of Lahey and selling her hand-made crafts, one-of-a-kind angel ribbons, to passersby. Thursday and Monday mornings, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., you can find Holland sitting diligently at her table, chatting with those at the clinic and continuing her one-woman fight against cancer. “I had to keep myself busy after retirement,” explained Holland. “I was making my angels for family and friends before all of this. Then, it just snowballed. It's overwhelming, the support I get.” “All of…
Lahey Clinic has been approved as a member institution of SWOG, a clinical research cooperative that designs and conducts large scale trials of new cancer treatments and prevention regimens
Monday, June 27, 2011
The following is a release from Lahey Clinic: Lahey Clinic has been approved as a member institution of SWOG (formerly known as the Southwest Oncology Group), a clinical research cooperative that designs and conducts large scale trials of new cancer treatments and prevention regimens. The decision was made by SWOG’s board of governors at its spring meeting. In order to earn recognition as a full member versus that of just an affiliate member, Lahey Clinic demonstrated a high level of contribution to clinical trials and the ability to offer unique and significant new ideas, programs or techniques for evaluating and treating cancer patients. SWOG is one of the largest National Cancer Institute-supported clinical trial cooperatives in the …