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Customs, Habits and Cancer

  A Look at Trends and Ways We Can Start Reducing Cancer Mortality By John Roberson, VP of Children and Family Services for CHD I wanted to learn more about how cancer affects the African American community, so I looked to Otis W. Brawley, M.D., F.A.C.P., Chief Medical Officer for the American Cancer Society. According […]


CHD on Babies Victimized by Heroin Epidemic

One of the evils of drug addiction is that more and more babies are being born dependent on the drugs their mothers took during pregnancy. Those infants can also face sickening withdrawal symptoms. Western Mass News Reporter Ray Hershel dug deeper into the process moms have to go through when they’re pregnant and hooked on […]


Welcome To CHH

The CHD Cancer House of Hope is committed to providing free access to services and therapies that bring comfort, care, strength, resilience, and hope to patients with cancer and their loved ones. For the past twenty years, we’ve extended a healing hand to those experiencing the often painful effects of cancer treatment. In spite of our […]


Early Intervention Helps Infants and Young Children Who Have Developmental Delays

James Moriarty is the kind of child parents describe as “all boy.” He’s a rough-and-tumble, two-and-a-half-year-old who’s constantly into something. His parents, Brennan Moriarty and Brianne Jones of East Longmeadow, are completely candid about the challenges they are facing as parents. “We didn’t plan on having a child and honestly we weren’t really well-equipped to […]


Humble Hands, Warm Hearts

(Pictured L to R: Jamie Dupell, Assistant Manager of ADH, Genevieve Floyd, Sharon Peters, William Bragdon, Karen Howard, AM of Parent Education) CHICOPEE, MA – On the last Monday in January, a group of participants from CHD’s Adult Day Health program in Chicopee will venture to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield to help ensure that precious, […]