Saugus cheerleaders will perform at Patriots preseason game in August 2019
(Editor’s Note: The following story is based on a press release submitted by the Dan-Farber Cancer Institute).
The Saugus Sachems cheerleading team has won the right to showcase a cheer routine prior to 2019 a New England Patriots preseason game at Gillette Stadium. The Saugus Sachems cheerleaders also qualified to attend a special cheer clinic run by the Patriots Cheerleaders on Saturday, May 11, 2019. The Saugus Sachems raised $3,145 to support patient care and cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through the annual Cheer for Dana-Farber®fundraising program.
Since its launch in 2013, Cheer for Dana-Farber has raised nearly $350,000 to support patient care and cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
To learn more about Cheer for Dana-Farber – including all prizes and official rules – or to register your team, please visit:www.cheerfordanafarber.org. About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute:
From achieving the first remissions in cancer with chemotherapy in 1948, to developing the very latest new therapies, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is one of the world’s leading centers of cancer research and treatment. It is the only center ranked in the top 4 of U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals for both adult and pediatric cancer care.
Dana-Farber sits at the center of a wide range of collaborative efforts to reduce the burden of cancer through scientific inquiry, clinical care, education, community engagement, and advocacy. Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center provides the latest in cancer care for adults;Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center for children. The Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center unites the cancer research efforts of five Harvard academic medical centers and two graduate schools, while Dana-Farber Community Cancer Care provides high quality cancer treatment in communities outside Boston’s Longwood Medical Area.
Dana-Farber is dedicated to a unique 50/50 balance between cancer research and care, and much of the Institute’s work is dedicated to translating the results of its discovery into new treatments for patients locally, and around the world.