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Backus Oncology Radiation Services Transitions to HHC Cancer Institute

Backus Hospital’s Cancer Program took another big step in the creation of a comprehensive, coordinated system of care for cancer...

Survivors In Fashion fire up crowd

It’s safe to say that the breast cancer survivor models once again wowed the crowd as they took stage at...

Survivors in Fashion 2013

Seventeen Backus cancer survivors took to the stage Friday, Oct. 25, as fashion models, and role models. To see more,...

Cancer Survivors Day 2013

Former UConn Huskies men's basketball coach Jim Calhoun was the keynote speaker during Baskus Hospital's recent 2013 Cancer Survivors Day. Calhoun, a cancer survivor himself, spoke about his own experience with the disease and encouraged other survivors and their caregivers.

Cancer Survivors Ready to Take Center Stage

Backus Cancer Survivors are all fired up to raise funds for breast cancer. To learn more about the Survivors in...

Backus to host breast health education event

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital’s Breast Center will host “Understanding Your Mammogram” on Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 5-6:30...

Cancer Survivors Day brings out the best in all

Messages of overcoming prostate, skin and lung cancer is not unusual at Backus Cancer Survivors Day. But that message coming...

Fired up for hope

Survivors in Fashion show provides unique experience More than just a fashion show, Survivors in Fashion is a statement of...

Backus to offer free prostate cancer screenings

(Norwich, Conn.) – The William W. Backus Hospital will host a free prostate cancer screening clinic on Saturday, Nov. 9,...

The genetics of cancer

Oncology group brings latest in hereditary testing to Eastern Connecticut Generation after generation, hereditary information has been passed from parent...