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BOSTON CANNONS TAKE CHARGE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CANCER

May 17, 2016
Updated: 2018
Cannons Fighting Cancer is an initiative to unite the lacrosse, medical and research communities to raise funds and awareness for philanthropic and research organizations that are focused on finding a cure for cancer and providing services, support and care for individuals and families who are impacted by the disease. This event includes a ceremony for a special group of nominated fans who are making an impact in the fight against cancer dubbed the "Cannons Champions for Cancer," a presentation for the Bruce Lerch Scholarship, a season-long fundraising initiative and on-field recognition for the "Cannons Champions." The Boston Cannons hosted this year's Cannons Fighting Cancer game during the August 4th, 2018 match up verse the Ohio Machine. This game benefited the Boston Children's Hospital's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.



CFC HeaderCannons Champions for Cancer:
Cannons Fighting Cancer will bring together and honor members of the Greater Boston medical, science, philanthropic, survivor and lacrosse communities for their continuous efforts in the fight against cancer. Cannons fans can nominate inspirational individuals making an impact against cancer to be recognized at the game by sharing their story. These individuals will be honored at the game on August 4th.



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benefiting Boston Children'sThe Boston Children’s Hospital is the top-ranked children's hospital in the nation and the singular organization with the legacy and capacity to beat cancer in children fastest and on a global scale. For 150 years, Boston Children's Hospital has built its reputation as the world leader in pediatric research. This is why in 1929, Boston Children's Sidney Farber, Children's first full time pathologist, could achieve the first remission of leukemia and become the "father" of chemotherapy. Today, we have a vibrant culture of innovation around cancer research and care that has drawn to the Hospital the best scientists and physicians from every research focus and specialty. Children come to us with all types of cancer from all reaches of the globe. Our teams of specialists do not just eliminate the cancer, they heal the whole child, setting up lifetimes of health.

Cannons Fighting Cancer Contact:
Courtney Larrivey
(617) 890-6460
clarrivey@bostoncannons.com