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Backus, ECHO Cancer Foundation bring award-winning artwork to community

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital, in partnership with Eastern Connecticut Hematology Oncology (ECHO) and the ECHO Cancer Foundation...

Backus Pink Fair to focus on women’s health and wellness

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host the fifth annual Pink Fair on Wednesday, May 1, from 4-6...

Backus to host cancer screening

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host oral, head and neck cancer screenings on Thursday, April 11, from...

Backus volunteer, breast cancer survivor authors children’s book

With a full-time position working for the Connecticut Department of Public Health, Oakdale resident Carol Majewski had a vision of...

“We Are Family” Survivors in Fashion 2011

The 2011 Survivors in Fashion Show at the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Thursday, Oct. 20, was a great success. The models, all breast cancer survivors, took the stage as a fundraiser for the Backus Hospital Breast Cancer Survivors Fund. View a gallery of photos from the event.

Celebrating Life at Cancer Survivors Day

More than 600 cancer survivors, families and friends gathered Saturday, October 6, at Backus Hospital to celebrate survivorship. You’ll meet...

Cancer Survivors Day 2012

More than 600 cancer survivors, families and friends gathered Saturday at Backus Hospital to celebrate survivorship. As part of Cancer Survivors Day some speakers spoke about their own experiences with cancer and Bernie Siegel, MD, a nationally recognized inspirational speaker and author, spoke about the importance of surrounding yourself with love and support while going through treatments. View the photos in this gallery and to learn more about the Backus Center for Cancer Survivorship go to

Laura Beth Seder Memorial Golf Tournament

The Laura B. Seder Memorial Golf Tournament that took place Friday, October 5th at the Mohegan Sun Country Club at Pautipaug was a great success. The weather was perfect and the golfers and sponsors had a great time. Thanks to all who contributed through their sponsorships and participation. Funds raised from this meaningful outing will be directed to the Laura B. Seder Memorial Fund in support of the Backus Breast Health Initiative.

Overview of Program

Click here to view a video introducing you to the program from James O’Dea, PhD, MBA, a Backus Health System...

Panera Waterford and Foxwoods to offer Pink Ribbon Bagels to Benefit Backus Hospital During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

anera Breads in Waterford and Mashantucket (Foxwoods), CT are once again inviting their customers to join the fight against breast cancer by enjoying a signature Pink Ribbon Bagel for breakfast, lunch or dinner during national Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.