News & Events

September 2013


Vol. 42, No. 38

Hartford HealthCare Selected to Be First Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Alliance Member

HARTFORD, September 17, 2013—Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center today launched a transformative initiative to improve the quality of cancer care and...

Jim Calhoun to speak at Backus Cancer Survivors Event

Jim Calhoun, former UConn Huskies men’s basketball coach and prostate cancer survivor, will be the keynote speaker at Backus Hospital’s Cancer Survivors’ Day Celebration on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on the hospital grounds.

Backus to host family safety fair in Sprague

(Norwich, Conn.) – In partnership with the Sprague Community Center and local human service organizations, The William W. Backus Hospital...

Keep cholesterol in check

with Jessica Plasse, APRN High cholesterol can put you at risk for heart disease and stroke, but with no obvious...

Taking it to the streets

Backus community outreach touches nearly 9,000 people this year Community health partners were out in full force recently to promote...


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