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More than 400 party-goers raised $150,000 at the Expect Miracles Foundation's 8th annual Expect Miracles Wine & Spirits event. The foundation is the lead supporter at the Belfer Institute at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. From left, Franks Strauss, founder and chairman, Expect Miracles Foundation; Ray D'Arcy, former CEO, Interactive Data Corp.' Christina Thirkell, executive director, Expect Miracles Foundation; and Dr. Edward Benz, president & CEO, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.



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From left, Don Gignac of State Street, Shaun Real, of Ernst & Young, Red Sox mascot Wally the green Monster, and Joe Grainger and Mark Michel of Ernst & Young joined more than 400 business executives from more than 60 top financial firms in the country for the 17th annual Expect Miracles East Coast Classic golf tournament, which raised more than $1 million for cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and cancer patient care initiatives nationwide.

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The Search For A Cure

Financial industry members gather for an annual food and wine event to raise money for their own Expect Miracles Foundation, supporting cancer research.

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400 financial execs and over 50 kids and their siblings play in the “Expect Miracles East Coast Charity Classic”

During the Expect Miracles East Coast Charity Classic, a Kids Golf Clinic sponsored by John Hancock Financial Services brought more than 400 of the area’s top executives together with over 50 kids and their siblings between the ages of 5 to 18 who are courageously battling cancer or are in remission.

By RON WINSLOW - The Wall Street Journal

Researchers said they have identified a combination of four genes that appear to play a critical role in determining whether prostate cancer in its early stages will go on to become an aggressive, lethal disease.

The information could enable doctors and patients to make better decisions after the diagnosis of prostate cancer, a disease that is commonly overtreated today, researchers said.

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