June, 8th 2019
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The road to recovery from cancer is never easy. The non-profit organization, Survivor Journeys, held a workshop at Max’s Tavern in Springfield Saturday to educate cancer survivors on life after a cancer diagnosis.
May, 20th 2019
Sometimes you need to look beyond the treatment plan to find emotional support for your cancer diagnosis. Survivor Journeys, a local non-profit, is looking help those with a diagnosis - and their care givers - with a Cancer Survivorship 101 event on Saturday, June 8 at the Basketball Hall of Fame. The event is designed to educate people about the factors that play a role before, during, and even after treatment.
May, 19th 2019
Baystate Medical Center’s Dr. Diane Dietzen is among the speakers at “Cancer Survivorship 101,” a day-long forum being presented Saturday, June 8, from 8:30 to 3 p.m. in Max’s Tavern conference room at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
April, 29th 2019
Survivor Journeys is holding a free workshop designed to educate cancer survivors, caregivers, and loved ones.
April, 20th 2019
Former Boston Red Sox president and CEO Larry Lucchino, who was treated for cancer in 1986 at Dana-Farber, is keynote speaker at a day-long forum on cancer survivorship June 8 in Springfield. Principal owner and chair of the Pawtucket Red Sox, he talked with Masslive in December about the Triple A franchise team's move to Worcester in 2021.
March, 12th 2019
Survivor Journeys hosted the event at EB's in Agawam Tuesday night. Residents were treated to a night of music, including Dee Reilly and food.
September, 16th 2018
AGAWAM - A nonprofit devoted to providing a variety of support to cancer survivors and their caregivers will hold its fourth annual Halloween fund-raiser gala Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. at Chez Josef.
July, 29th 2018
S. Prestley and Helen Blake Providing Matching Contributions to Survivor Journeys™ up to $25,000 For Fourth Year in a Row
July, 25th 2018
Survivor Journeys is pleased to announce that Big Y has partnered with Jeff’s Granola to help support its organization. A portion of the price of every bag of Jeff’s Granola purchased at the Big Y stores in Longmeadow and East Longmeadow as well as Fresh Acre Market in Springfield will aid Survivor Journeys in providing its many support services to cancer survivors, their caregivers, and loved ones.
June, 21st 2018
Jay Presser (Survivor Journeys Board member) in blue shirt and Jay Burton with Renee Denino of IHeart Radio today at the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, CT to help publicize Survivor Journeys involvement in the Birdies for Charity fundraising program.
June, 10th 2018
NBC10 Boston's Natasha Verma was the keynote speaker at a cancer survivors workshop Saturday night in Springfield, Massachusetts. Verma, who was diagnosed with stage 2 Hodgkin's Lymphoma last year, shared her story at Max's Tavern at the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame as part of a seminar called "Cancer Survivorship 101: What Happens Next."
May, 20th 2018
Dr. Jay Burton, a cancer survivor, has organized an upcoming seminar on cancer survivorship through his nonprofit Survivor Journeys.
May, 10th 2018
After battling cancer, many survivors look for a support group. Dr. Jay Burton and Cynthia Sheridan Murphy told us what's available in the area for cancer survivorship services.
April, 25th 2018
After a cancer battle, survivors may feel lost and not know where to turn. So Dr. Jay Burton and Kara Sawyer shared the details of the Survivor Journeys program.
February, 13th 2018
Survivor Journeys is offering its first support group for those who serve as caregivers to individuals with cancer - and offering the opportunity to participate remotely.
February, 5th 2018
Last week, the American Heart Association released a 23-page statement in its journal, Circulation, warning breast cancer survivors to be aware that some treatments can increase their risk for cardiovascular disease even long after treatment ends.
August, 30th 2017
Survivor Journeys Cancer Survivor Mentoring Program is holding a free informational meeting Sept. 14, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Samuel's Tavern, at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, 100 West Columbus Ave.
June, 7th 2017
Scott-Robbins, a licensed social worker and Agawam resident, was diagnosed last year with salivary gland cancer. Her ongoing supports, besides her husband, faith and an ever-present sense of humor, include Survivor Journeys, which is having a "Summer Party" fund-raiser for its cancer support programs June 15 at Storrowton Tavern in West Springfield.
June, 2nd 2017
Sunday is National Cancer Survivor's Day. It is a day to remember those who lost their battle with cancer and recognize those who are struggling and thriving with their cancer journey.
May, 30th 2017
Nancy Woodman has no special event to go to on Sunday, June 4, which marks the 30th Annual National Cancer Survivors Day, but her T-shirt sums up her feelings at being in her eighth year as a survivor of cancer.
February, 28th 2017
Area non-profit Survivor Journeys is launching its Cancer Survivor Mentoring Program with a free breakfast event March 25 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Baystate Medical Center's Chestnut Conference Center, 759 Chestnut St.
October, 27th 2016
Dr. Jay Burton a cancer survivor, who treated his own Myeloid Leukemia case, is now giving back.
September, 24th 2016
Cancer patients and survivors seeking support were invited to a meeting Saturday at the Cancer House of Hope in West Springfield. 22News spoke with cancer survivors about their journey to recovery.
May, 31st 2016
June 5th is National Cancer Survivors Day, a fact Springfield Medical Associates Dr. Jay Burton knows well. Burton, a primary care physician based in his practice's Enfield office, is a six-year survivor of adult acute myeloid leukemia, a type of cancer in which the bone marrow makes abnormal white or red blood cells or platelets.
December, 12th 2014
When Dr. Jay Burton was battling blood cancer in 2010, he found that his medical background helped him handle many challenges on his own.
September, 25th 2013
When they get a cancer diagnosis, most patients are afraid of what they don’t know. “I was afraid of what I did know (as a physician),” said Dr. Jay Burton. “I knew what could happen to me….It’s scary.”
April, 14th 2012
When Dr. Jay Burton visited a blood mobile at a town fair in Longmeadow in 2010, it was a good deed he had put off for a long time and one his wife chided him into, he admits now.