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During this season of giving, a message to our friends

On behalf of all of us here at The Miriam, thank you for your continued generosity and support. We would not be the hospital we are today without you. We extend our very best wishes for a happy and healthy holiday season.


Save the Date for the 2018 Miriam Hospital Gala & Auction

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The Miriam’s Annual Meeting Celebrates Philanthropy,
Honors Edward D. Feldstein as 2017 Person of the Year

More than 125 Miriam Hospital donors, friends and supporters filled the Sopkin Auditorium on October 26 when the hospital’s Foundation Board of Trustees hosted its 2017 Annual Meeting.

In addition to celebrating The Miriam’s accomplishments and the donor community that helps make them possible, hospital president Arthur Sampson touched on several of The Miriam’s accolades of the past year. Learn more... 

The Miriam People Dinner

Marie J. Langlois and Edward D. Feldstein

The Miriam People Dinner Celebrates
The Miriam’s Rich Tradition of Philanthropy

In celebration of the generous philanthropy that has been pivotal in defining the rich tradition of The Miriam Hospital, hospital President Arthur Sampson and Foundation Chair, Marie J. Langlois, welcomed 135 members of The Miriam People Society and their guests for this year’s Miriam People Dinner. Learn more... 

The Miriam People Dinner

Donald and Jane Stanford (left), Janice and Robert Mecca.


Raise the Bar, Raise the Hope: Brown Football’s
Bench Press for Cancer Benefits The Miriam

As Brown University students made their way to classes on Monday, October 16, they saw a sea of pink t-shirts on the school’s main green as members of the football team hosted their annual “Bench Press for Cancer” event. By late morning, the team had already raised more than $17,000 for The Miriam Hospital, with additional donations and t-shirt sales still going strong throughout the day. Learn more... 

The Miriam People Dinner

Members of the Brown University Football team pose with Dr. Fred Schiffman, Medical Director, Lifespan Cancer Institute (center), during this year’s “Bench Press for Cancer” fundraiser.


A Lifespan blog: Men and PSA: To Test or Not To Test?

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death among men. The disease is most common in men over the age of 65, and African-Americans are at increased risk. One in seven men is diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Prostate cancer is a slow-growing cancer, meaning it may not cause any noticeable symptoms until the disease has reached an advanced stage. Once prostate cancer progresses or spreads outside the prostate gland, it’s usually life-threatening, which is why diagnosing the disease early, while it is still confined to the prostate, and still treatable, is key to survival. Learn more... 

The Miriam People Dinner
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