Free Cancer Educational Seminar

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Survivor Journeys™, a nonprofit organization offering support for cancer patients, survivors, their caregivers and families, is offering a free seminar entitled Cancer Survivorship 101—What Happens Next? at Max’s Tavern’s Julian Appleton Room at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield on Saturday, June 9 at 8 a.m.

Natasha Verma, an award-winning film director, philanthropist, television reporter/anchor at NBC Boston, and cancer survivor will be the keynote speaker. In addition a taped message from Hoda Kotb of the Today Show will be played at the session.

The morning will begin with a continental breakfast followed by presentations by experts in their respective fields. In addition to the introduction and survivorship offerings by Dr. Jay Burton, Founder and President of Survivor Journeys™, topics will include the late effects of cancer treatment, anxiety and fear of recurrence, fatigue and sleep, nutrition issues, exercise and rehabilitation, and disability law as it regards cancer patients.

The seminar is sponsored by WWLP-TV22 and Mercedes Benz of Springfield. There will also be vendor booths with information for cancer patients and their caregivers. Registration is required by June 5 at our website: Click on “Event Spotlight” under the “Events” heading.

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