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Backus to host Cancer Survivorship Dinner

NORWICH – The Backus Center for Cancer Survivorship will host an educational dinner meeting on Wednesday, July 17, from 5:30-7:30...

Backus Cancer Center featured in new TV Commercial

In this television commercial, the Backus Cancer celebrates 15 years of providing excellence in cancer care to the communities of...

Memorial event supports Backus Cancer Fund

Last July, our community lost a beloved friend and business owner — John Bellavance of Moosup. For the last year...

Backus Boutique brings smile to cancer patients

Last year, cancer survivor Barbara Chiangi spoke to Backus officials about having a boutique for cancer patients at Backus. On...

Backus, ECHO Cancer Foundation bring award-winning artwork to community

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital, in partnership with Eastern Connecticut Hematology Oncology (ECHO) and the ECHO Cancer Foundation...

Backus Pink Fair to focus on women’s health and wellness

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host the fifth annual Pink Fair on Wednesday, May 1, from 4-6...

Backus to host cancer screening

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host oral, head and neck cancer screenings on Thursday, April 11, from...

Backus volunteer, breast cancer survivor authors children’s book

With a full-time position working for the Connecticut Department of Public Health, Oakdale resident Carol Majewski had a vision of...

“We Are Family” Survivors in Fashion 2011

The 2011 Survivors in Fashion Show at the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Thursday, Oct. 20, was a great success. The models, all breast cancer survivors, took the stage as a fundraiser for the Backus Hospital Breast Cancer Survivors Fund. View a gallery of photos from the event.

Celebrating Life at Cancer Survivors Day

More than 600 cancer survivors, families and friends gathered Saturday, October 6, at Backus Hospital to celebrate survivorship. You’ll meet...