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Norwich Relay for Life 2012

Cancer survivors, caregivers, friends and family gathered at Dodd Stadium in Norwich Saturday, June 9, for the 2012 Relay For Life. Backus is proud to be one of the sponsors of this annual event which brings the community together to celebrate the lives of those touched by cancer.

Backus Hospital offers cancer support group

NORWICH – Backus Hospital is offering a monthly support group on the second Tuesday of each month for cancer patients, survivors and their families. June’s session will discuss handling fears and fear of reoccurrence on Tuesday, June 12, from 5-6 p.m. in the hospital’s main lobby conference room #1 on 326 Washington Street.

Women’s Health and Wellness is theme of Pink Fair at Backus

An annual event, the Pink Fair focuses on women’s health and wellness and includes free screenings such as bone densitometry, blood pressure and skin checks. This year also featured a celebration of Backus Breast Center Accreditation by the American College of Surgeons National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.

Backus launches 4th annual Pink Circle initiative to support breast health programs

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital has launched its fourth annual Circles of Care campaign to support the Backus Breast Health Initiative.

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

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host the fourth annual Pink Fair on Wednesday, April 25, from 3-6...

Backus Hospital offers cancer support group

NORWICH – Backus Hospital is offering a monthly support group on the second Tuesday of each month for cancer patients, survivors and their families. This month’s session will discuss humor on Tuesday, March 13, from 5-6 p.m. in the hospital’s main lobby conference room #1 on 326 Washington Street.

Backus Breast Center Achieves National Distinction

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital Breast Health Center has been accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).

Backus to host cancer screening

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host oral, head and neck cancer screenings on Thursday, April 26 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the hospital’s main lobby conference rooms.

Julie Belcher, MD talks about cervical cancer

Julie Belcher, MD, talks about the screening and prevention of cervical cancer in this informational video. Dr. Belcher offers valuable...

Backus Hospital offers cancer support group

NORWICH – Backus Hospital is offering a monthly support group on the second Tuesday of each month for cancer patients, survivors and their families. February's session will discuss sexuality on Tuesday, Feb. 14, from 5-6 p.m. in the hospital’s main lobby conference room #1 on 326 Washington Street