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Backus Hospital offers cancer support group

June 26, 2012

NORWICH – Backus Hospital is offering a monthly support group on the second Tuesday of each month for cancer patients, survivors and their families. July’s session will discuss communicating with your provider on Tuesday, July 10, from 5-6 p.m. in the hospital’s main lobby conference room #1 on 326 Washington Street.  Light refreshments will be served.

Elynor Carey, a social worker in the Backus Care Management Department, facilitates the group.

To register or for more information, call Carey at (860) 889-8331, ext. 4239.

The cancer support group focuses on the psychological and social issues people face when diagnosed with cancer.

The program will focus on a different topic each month with a short presentation and interactive discussion or activities.  There will also be time for general questions.