The 2nd annual Cancer Survivorship 101 was held on June 8, 2019 at the Max's Tavern Conference Room in the Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield, MA. Watch videos from the event, below.

This year’s keynote speaker was 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.


Jay Burton, DO, 
President and Founder, Survivor Journeys™
General Internist, Primary Care, Cancer Survivorship Program of Western New England, Springfield (MA) Medical Associates, Cancer Survivor!

After Treatment Ends: Juggling Your Health Care

Larissa Nekhlyudov, MD.,MPH
Associates, Longwood, Clinical Director, Internal Medicine for Cancer Survivors, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Long Term Surveillance of Pediatric and Adult Cancers

Nirupa Raghunathan, MD 
Adult Cancers Adult Long Term Follow Up Care, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

The Basics of Stem Cell Transplantation

Joseph Antin, MD
Chief, Stem Cell Transplantation, Emeritus, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Fear and Anxiety of Cancer Recurrence

Daniel L. Hall, PhD
Recurrence Clinical Psychologist and Clinical, Fellow in Psychology, Behavioral, Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Keynote Speaker Larry Lucchino, My View of Cancer Survivorship

Larry Lucchino
Chairman, Jimmy Fund of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, President/CEO Emeritus, Boston Red Sox, Principal Owner/Chairman Pawtucket Red Sox, Cancer Survivor

What is a Cancer Survivorship Program?

Krishna Gunturu, MD
Program Director, Cancer Survivorship Education Director, Hematology and Oncology Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Sex and Intimacy — How Does This Change After a Cancer Diagnosis?

Dan Dizon, MD, FACP, FASCO
Director, Women’s Cancers, Lifespan Cancer Institute, Director of Medical Oncology, Rhode Island Hospital, Founder, The Oncology Sexual Health First Responders Clinic, Lifespan Cancer Institute Professor of Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University

What is Integrative Medicine in Cancer Survivorship Care?

Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH 
Medical Director, Director of Medical Education, Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body, Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Nutrition Before and During Cancer Survivorship

Maura Harrigan, MS, RD, CSO
Oncology Research Registered Dietician/Project Manager; Registered Dietician Nutritionist, Survivorship Clinic at Yale Cancer Center, Project Manager Yale School of Public Health

"I Have Cancer — How Do I Exercise?"

Scott Capozza, MS, PT
Physical Therapist, Smilow Cancer Hospital Survivorship Clinic, Cancer Survivor

What is Mentoring and How Can This Help The Cancer Survivor and Caregiver During Treatment and Beyond?

Judy Kasey Houlette, MA
Executive Director, Friend for Life Cancer Support Network

Caregiving — It is OK to Take Care of Yourself

Ali Schaffer, LCSW
Counselor, Speaker, Educator, Triage Cancer

What is Resiliency and How Do I Develop This?

Ruth Bachman
The Hourglass Fund Project, Triage Cancer, Cancer Survivor

What is Palliative Care and What Role Does it Play?

Diane Dietzen, MD
Hospice and Palliative Care, Baystate Medical Center, Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of Massachusetts Medical School, Baystate Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine