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Mass. General raises almost $5 million for cancer research, with the help of Boyz II Men

Boyz II Men perform at MGH's CenterStage. (Tara Bricking Carvalho/MGH)
Tara Bricking Carvalho/MGH
Boyz II Men perform at MassGeneral’s CenterStage event at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

The Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center held its newest event, CenterStage, at the Museum of Fine Arts on Monday night. CenterStage honored the MGH Cancer Center team and raised almost $5 million for cancer research, with the help of a few friends.

About 325 guests attended, among them Boyz II Men members Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris, and Shawn Stockman. The group performed some of its greatest hits for the crowd.

Also on the guest list were Aerosmith’s Tom Hamilton and his wife, Terry; Oscar winner Chris Cooper and his wife, actress-writer Marianne Leone Cooper; Apple’s Philip Schiller; Peter Slavin, the president of MGH; among many others.

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