Our Services

Cancer Center

Patient Support

Breast Cancer Support Group

For breast cancer patients and their families, sponsored by Backus Hospital and ECHO.

When: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 7 – 8 pm
Where: Backus Medical Office Building Radiation Therapy Waiting Room

Program free; no registration required.

Contact: (860) 892-2777.


Psycho-Educational Support Group for Cancer Patients and Survivors

“Diagnosed with Cancer? What You Need to Know” is for anyone affected by cancer.

When: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 5 – 6 pm
Where: Backus main lobby conference room 1

Program free; registration requested but not required.

Contact: (860) 889-8331, ext. 4239.


Hospice Southeastern Connecticut

Offering a wide variety of grief-support groups for children, teens, adults and seniors, these sessions are for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one.

All six-week groups are free.

When: See the full list of meetings

Pre-registration is required by calling (860) 848-5699


Head and Neck Cancer Support Group

For cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Education and support group during treatment and afterward.

Usually held the third Tuesday of the month.

When: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 5 – 6 pm
Where: Backus Medical Office Building conference room

Program free; no registration required.

Contact: (860) 892-2777.