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Physician behind Survivor Journeys reflects on cancer journey more than a decade later

Physician behind Survivor Journeys reflects on cancer journey more than a decade later

Dr. Jay Burton spent a year in isolation to protect against infection after a stem cell transplant in October 2010 for acute myeloid leukemia, a type of blood cancer. (Photo by Anne-Gerard Flynn, Special to The Republican)

By Anne-Gerard Flynn | Special to The Republican

Dr. Jay Burton, a primary care physician in Greater Springfield well-known for his efforts to help cancer survivors like himself remain healthy, will take part in “A Conversation with Survivors: Let’s Talk About Cancer Survivorship,” Wednesday, May 26, from 6 to 7 p.m.

The virtual presentation is open to the public who can register at yalecancercenter.org/event/73427/.

The event is a collaboration among Survivor Journeys, the Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven Health and the Yale Cancer Survivorship Clinic. It will include a discussion across disciplines addressing what those with a cancer diagnosis at any point in their life should be aware of, and engage in, in terms of continued health and include a time for questions and answers with survivors.

Read the whole article on MassLive.

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