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Patient Stories

Baystate Health patients tell their stories, from diagnosis to treatment.
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Cecelia and Madison

Three Generations Receive Neonatal Intensive Care at Baystate

Over two decades ago, Cecelia was born prematurely at Baystate Medical Center. As an adult, she returns to Baystate to become a parent herself.

Miracle cancer patient gets third lease on life

Cancer patient Nancy Boistelle placed her survival in the hands of God and her doctors, and experienced a miraculous recovery.

Pokémon Go Helps Local Boy Through Leukemia (Video)

12-year-old Naqi Dar of Warwick, talks about his cancer journey and how Pokémon Go helped him through his diagnosis and treatment.  


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Grateful Gunshot Victim: "They Didn't Give Up On Me"

Matt Mattoon knows life can change in an instant. Last November, he was shot by an intruder during a home invasion. The bullet did a lot of damage and then lodged back in his lung, where it remains today.  

Level I Trauma Center meant the difference between life and death for Paul Bachini

Having a Level I Trauma Center close by saved Paul Bachini's life.

Katherine Mallory

My Birth, My Way at Baystate Franlkin Medical Center

Katherine Mallory of Lenoxdale talks about her decision to deliver her second child at Baystate Franklin Medical Center. 


Specialty Treatment Helps College Bound Patient Manage Diagnosis (Video)

Thanks to the Baystate Children’s Specialty Center, 18-year-old Joe Fratini says he's confident he can manage his chronic illness while he’s away at school.

LeMarier Family

Baystate’s New Beginnings: Raising Healthy Babies, One Family at a Time

Baystate’s New Beginnings is a parent education program that helps support parents of newborns. Jordan, like all mothers who deliver at Baystate Wesson Woman’s Hospital, was offered the free service after giving birth at the hospital.

Carmelina Durocher

Meet Carmelina - Young Girl Gives Back Despite Many Health Challenges

12-year-old Carmelina Durocher doesn't let her health challenges get in the way of helping others.  

Richard Duprey and wife

Greenfield Couple Appreciates Vascular Expertise in Franklin County

Richard Duprey had always spent quite a lot of time on his feet. Even after retirement, he maintained a big garden at his home in Greenfield and worked as a custodian at his church. Then came the day that being on his feet caused Richard pain, because his legs had become swollen.

Latest News

Know the Symptoms – May is Stroke Awareness Month

May 18, 2018

The message for Stroke Awareness Month is clear. Better stroke outcomes begin with stroke recognition, and calling 9-1-1 immediately can make a difference.

UMass Dance Marathon Participants Boogie to Beat Fundraising Goal

May 07, 2018

The University of Massachusetts Dance Marathon raised $212,134.97 for the Baystate Children’s Hospital, surpassing its $200,000 goal.

Violet Maynard’s Legacy Blooms at Baystate

May 02, 2018

In a touching tribute to their stillborn daughter, Megan and Jason Maynard are reaching out to other families experiencing the loss of a child.