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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

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...

Colchester Backus Health Center welcomes new provider

COLCHESTER – Stephen Kaye, MD, has joined the healthcare staff at the Colchester Backus Health Center at 163 Broadway. He will begin seeing patients Tuesday, Jan 3.

Helping Cancer Patients During the Holidays

The holidays can be a difficult and stressful time for cancer patients who are undergoing treatments. Elynor Carey, an oncology...

We Are Family

Nineteen stunning models, all breast cancer survivors, took to the stage at Foxwood’s Fox Theater Thursday, October 20, for a...

Survivors in Fashion shine in the spotlight

A nearly packed Fox Theater experienced a message of hope and inspiration at the 2011 Survivors in Fashion Extravaganza Thursday night at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Nineteen stunning models — all breast cancer survivors — took the stage as a fundraiser for the Backus Hospital Breast Cancer Survivors Fund.

Backus TV ad highlights Cancer Center

Backus Hospital’s latest television commercial focuses on its Cancer Center. The center, in collaboration with Eastern Connecticut Hematology & Oncology...

Cancer Survivors Day 2011 Photo Gallery

Cancer survivors, their families, friends and caregivers gathered for a special day to celebrate life and the future during Cancer Survivors Day 2011 at Backus Saturday, Oct. 1. Speakers included M. Jodi Rell, former Governor of Connecticut, and Rose Gerber, Director of Patient Advocacy for Community Oncology Alliance Patient Advocacy Network. Both women spoke about their own experience dealing with cancer.

Cancer Survivors Day 2011

Cancer survivors, their families, friends and caregivers gathered for a special day to celebrate life and the future during Cancer...

Hard Rock’s Pinktober Kick-off to Support Backus Cancer Initiative

NORWICH – The Hard Rock Café at Foxwoods Resort Casino will host a Pinktoberâ Kick-off on Thursday, October 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. with live music and drink specials.