Saint Francis/Mount Sinai Regional Cancer Center

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George Economos, Lea’s brother and Lea’s Foundation Board Member; David Archilla, Vice Chairman, Lea’s Foundation; Bess Economos, Lea’s mom; John Namnoum, President, Lea’s Foundation; Adam Boruchov, M.D.; Madeline Santiago, P.A.–C.; Ali Bilgrami, M.D.; and Gary Laurito, Treasurer, Lea’s Foundation.

Lea’s Foundation for Leukemia Research, Inc., announced on February 8th at their Annual Gala a $555,000 pledge for leukemia research to be conducted at the Saint Francis/Mount Sinai Regional Cancer Center over the next three years. These funds will be utilized to coordinate and support participation in clinical trials to test recently discovered new cancer treatment drugs.

“We are honored by this partnership and the lives that will be impacted by our union,” said Lynn Rossini, Chief Development The Lea Officer, Saint Francis Foundation.
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Lea’s Foundation Center – UCONN

The Lea’s Foundation Center for Hematologic Disorders is one of the many exciting features found at the University of Connecticut Health Center. This addition was made possible in 2007 thanks to the $1.25 million dollar generosity of the Lea’s Foundation for Leukemia Research, Inc.
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Presenting the check were Lea’s Foundation Board Members Dan Nolan (second from left), Nicholas Stamboulis (center), and David Archilla, Chairman of the Board (right). Accepting the donation on behalf of Connecticut Children’s were Connecticut Children’s Foundation President David Kinahan (left), and Michael Isakoff, MD, Clinical Director of Connecticut Children’s Hematology/Oncology Division (second from right).

Presenting the check were Lea’s Foundation Board Members Dan Nolan (second from left), Nicholas Stamboulis (center), and David Archilla, Chairman of the Board (right). Accepting the donation on behalf of Connecticut Children’s were Connecticut Children’s Foundation President David Kinahan (left), and Michael Isakoff, MD, Clinical Director of Connecticut Children’s Hematology/Oncology Division (second from right).

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center 

Help support clinical trials conducted  on leukemia patients mostly under the age of 15.

Lea’s Foundation for Leukemia Research, Inc., presented Connecticut Children’s Medical Center with a $50,000 donation towards leukemia clinical trials  in May. The Lea’s Foundation has contributed $320,000 towards leukemia clinical trials at Connecticut Children’s since the year 2000.