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Category Archives: Cancer

Working Together to Fight Cancer

Great strides are being made in the fight against cancer, both within the walls of the hospital and its many...

Prostate Cancer: If and when screening is needed

By Dr. David Crawley Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among American men. According to the American...

New options for breast cancer survivor

When it comes to breast cancer, decisions about surgery options can be difficult. Backus Hospital has surgical options for breast...

Backus Cancer Survivors Day 2016

The Backus Cancer Survivors Day Celebration took place Saturday, Oct. 1 at the hospital. Scenes from that day, including part...

More than a Boutique

The Boutique at Backus is more than just a place for cancer patients and their families to purchase gifts and...

Cancer patients find peace with yoga

Yoga helps people attain inner peace by allowing participants to gain control of their mind, body and soul. For cancer...

Backus Names New Oncology Nurse Navigator

Jessica Vanase, RN, has been caring for cancer patients for more than eight years. For her, it’s more than a...

Backus Hospital to Offer Free Yoga Classes For Cancer Patients

Norwich—The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at Backus Hospital will begin offering yoga for cancer patients in two, six-week sessions starting...

Backus to Host Cancer Support Group

NORWICH—Beginning on Sept. 22, Backus Hospital will host a general cancer support group for patients and their families. The group...

Backus to Host Fourth Annual Head and Neck Cancer Screening

NORWICH—Backus Hospital will host its fourth annual Head and Neck Cancer Screening on Thursday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to...