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Baystate Launches Webinar Series, ‘How We Thrive: Conversations on Health and Wellness’

SPRINGFIELD — Baystate Health’s Women’s Health Network will hold a webinar series, “How We Thrive: Conversations on Health and Wellness,” beginning on Nov. 12 with a “Community Conversation on Cervical Cancer: Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment.”

The event is being held in collaboration with the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center – Center for Cancer Equity and Engagement.

Topics for the webinar, which will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m., will be causes and risk factors for cervical cancer, barriers to care and advocacy for health equity, clinical trials, and a survivor’s story.

Among the speakers for the webinar are Dr. Tashanna Myers, chief of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at Baystate Medical Center. Other speakers include Cherece Burston, who will speak on barriers; Tonya Ward, who will speak from a survivor perspective; and patient navigator Nancy Pena.

The goal of the series is to promote critical dialogue on health and wellness and to support the community’s ability to thrive during these challenging times. Each webinar will feature a keynote speaker and/or panelists on various topics related to health disparities, cancer prevention, and social justice.

To register and receive webinar access information, click here. For questions, contact Kimothy Jones at kimothy.jones@baystatehealth.org.