News & Events

June 2013

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...

Beat the Heat

With temperatures and humidity on the rise, Backus Hospital’s latest video offers tips to beat the heat.

Cancer Center celebrates 15th anniversary

The Backus Cancer Center celebrated its 15th anniversary Thursday, June 20 with an event that highlighted the history of the program. The Center officially began treating patients in June 1998, when Backus opened the 60,000-square-foot Medical Office Building. There have been many milestones since, including national recognition. There have also been numerous additions including radiation therapy, the patient navigator program and, most recently, The Boutique at Backus, which helps cancer patients look good and feel better.

Backus to host blood drive

NORWICH –The William W. Backus Hospital will host an American Red Cross blood drive on Friday, July 5, from 7:30...

Backus physician to host gout seminar

NORWICH –The Backus Arthritis Center and Rheumatology Department will host a community education event about gout, a painful condition that...

2013 Backus Golf Tournament

There was plenty to smile about at the 32nd Annual Backus Golf Tournament that took place June 6 at the Elmridge Golf Course in Pawcatuck, CT. The weather was perfect, the course was in great shape and the food provided by the Food and Nutrition department at Backus was superb. And speaking of smiling, in this gallery there are photos of some of the foursomes who participated in the event. Take a look -- you may see yourself there.