CELEBRATING CANCER HEROES

Celebrating Cancer Heroes was held at Monticello in Somers, CT on November 21, 2019

Celebrating Cancer Heroes was held on Thursday, Nov. 21 at Monticello, 732 Hall Hill Road, Somers, CT to meet and congratulate the heroes as we celebrated cancer survivorship.

• Luke Bradley — South Hadley, MA
• Liz Wilson Greer — Springfield, MA
• Candy Oyler — Southwick, MA
• Heidi Huhn–Partain — Suffield, CT
• Megan Rothschild — Northampton, MA
• Chris Thibault — Springfield, MA

These heroes have inspired their community and others as they persevered through the challenges of their diagnosis with a brave and determined spirit. Many of our heroes have volunteered in the community or inspired others to volunteer. Learn more about the honrees and watch their invterviews on WWLP, and view the event info for more. 


CANCER SURVIVORSHIP 101: WHAT HAPPENS NEXT

Cancer Survivorship 101 was held on June 8, 2019 this year, and is an event designed to educate survivors, caregivers, loved ones, as well as anyone interested in learning more about factors that play a role before, during, and after cancer treatment. 

View the slides and presentations from this years Cancer Survivorship 101 Event.

This forum features national leaders in cancer survivorship from centers including Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital/Yale New Haven Health. 

This year’s keynote speaker is Larry Lucchino, Chairman of the Jimmy Fund, Non-Hogkin’s Lymphoma Survivor, Former President/CEO Boston Red Sox 2002-2015, Principal Owner/ Chairman of Pawtucket Red Sox. 

Special Thanks to our Sponsors: Kidney Care and Transplant Services of New England, Mercedes Benz of Springfield, WWLP Channel 22 NewsThe CW Springfield, Wicked Powersports, Springfield ThunderbirdsThe TommyCar Auto Group, The S. Prestley and Helen Blake Fund of the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts, Jean Deliso, James L. Frank and Leslie Smith Frank.