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Susan McCarthy

Kevin S. McCarthy, Esq.
Vice President

Vincent Leach
Recording Secretary

Marie C. Kelleher

Janel Woodhouse
Assistant Treasurer


Mary Barbuzzi
Dianna Fisher, RN
Marion Garfinkel, RN
Teri Hall
Adria Leach
Herbert H. Leventhal, MD
Joan Mahoney, RN
Carmela Mancini, DO
Joseph Majchrzak
Barbara Bargoot Sarno
David J. Solimine Sr.
Theresa Stultz

Honorary Directors

Norma Poole
Edward W. Rhodes Jr.
Calantha Sears

Boston North
Cancer Association, Inc
P.O. Box 3153
Peabody, MA 01960



Dr. Andrea Mckee

Sixth Annual Hope Begins Here Awards Reception
This year, Boston North Cancer Association is thrilled to honor two amazing women for their individual and combined contributions toward innovative and compassionate care for patients and families managing life with a cancer diagnosis on the North Shore.

Dr. Andrea McKee, Chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and Dr. Rebecca Yang, Medical Director of the Comprehensive Breast Health Center at Lahey Health & Medical Center. Together, they regularly implement revolutionary technology and treatment for breast cancer in its early stages. Using IORT, inter-operative radiation therapy, patients can receive radiation while having a lumpectomy. This is a major advancement in care, simplifying a long, emotionally and physically painful process. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center of Peabody was the first hospital in the state of Massachusetts to offer this treatment. We are honored to host two dedicated cancer crusaders, and look forward to a fantastic night.

Dr. Rebecca Yang

Join us for an inspirational evening! Great food and drink, live music, raffles and full hearts.
Thursday, May 12, 2016, 6-9pm, Peabody Marriott.

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Lahey Peabody

Lahey Beverly
Thank you Lahey Hospital of Peabody and Beverly, 2016 Title Sponsor.

Care Dimansions

Eastern Bank
Thank you Care Dimensions and Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation, 2016 Scholarship Sponsors.

Boston North Cancer Association, Inc.
is a not-for-profit organization providing North Shore, Massachusetts communities with resources for cancer treatment, prevention and education.

Founded in 1944 by Carolyn Engler, Boston North Cancer Association has provided more than $1M in funding for cancer treatment, prevention, and educational programs and services to benefit North Shore residents. These include:

Hope Begins Here
2015 was an amazing night! Powerful stories, Peabody Marriott as a great new venue, super food, great live music from Tony Gallo, AND the most generous of friends and supporters. We could not have asked for more.

Thank you to Diane Stringer, our Hope Begins Here 2015 honoree. Your words educated, inspired and moved us all.

Thank you to our friends, the 2015 Hope Begins Here event sponsors. We continue to be humbled by your constant support and generosity.

Presenting Sponsors

Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation
Care Dimensions
Treatment Sponsors
The Bargoot Family
Lahey Medical Center – Peabody
Arlene and Herbert H. Leventhal, MD
Peoples United Bank
Solimine Funeral Homes/Lucia Lighting

Education Sponsors

Freedom Home Care – Mary Barbuzzi
Joan and Mark Mahoney
Susan and Kevin S. McCarthy, Esq.
North Shore Medical Center
Cynthia and Donald M. Perlman, MD
Derek M. Sheckman Foundation
Karen J. Krag, MD
The Bargoot Family

Event Patrons

Eugene and Lisa Andrews