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Backus offering 3D Mammography, the most advanced imaging technology for breast cancer detection

The latest and most advanced technology for the early detection of breast cancer will soon be available to patients at...

Even in small amounts, daily alcohol consumption increases breast cancer risk, new study says

From helping to shed pounds to improving your immune system, a glass of red wine a day has long been...

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...