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Backus to host Laura Beth Seder Memorial Golf Tournament

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital Office of Philanthropy and Development will host the Laura Beth Seder Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, Oct. 5, at the Mohegan Sun Country Club at Pautipaug, a private 18-hole championship golf course in Baltic.

Program helps cancer survivors

NORWICH –The Backus Cancer Center has launched a cancer survivorship program for patients and their loved ones. Cancer survivors can learn...

Backus Hospital offers cancer support group

NORWICH – Backus Hospital is offering a monthly support group on the second Tuesday of each month for cancer patients, survivors and their families. July’s session will discuss communicating with your provider on Tuesday, July 10, from 5-6 p.m. in the hospital’s main lobby conference room #1 on 326 Washington Street.

Skies clear in time for Plainfield Relay for Life

In the morning there was a downpour. But when the Plainfield Relay for Life began Saturday at 11 a.m. the skies had cleared and cancer survivors, caregivers, families and friends flocked to Lions Field next to the Plainfield Town Hall for the 10th anniversary of The Relay For Life of Eastern Connecticut. Backus' Wendy Brennan headed up an enthusiastic team of helpers and participants at this year's event.

Latest TV ad features Backus Breast Center

Our latest television commercial highlights the Backus Breast Center, which is the only center in southeastern Connecticut to receive national...

Norwich Relay for Life 2012

Cancer survivors, caregivers, friends and family gathered at Dodd Stadium in Norwich Saturday, June 9, for the 2012 Relay For Life. Backus is proud to be one of the sponsors of this annual event which brings the community together to celebrate the lives of those touched by cancer.

Backus Hospital offers cancer support group

NORWICH – Backus Hospital is offering a monthly support group on the second Tuesday of each month for cancer patients, survivors and their families. June’s session will discuss handling fears and fear of reoccurrence on Tuesday, June 12, from 5-6 p.m. in the hospital’s main lobby conference room #1 on 326 Washington Street.

Women’s Health and Wellness is theme of Pink Fair at Backus

An annual event, the Pink Fair focuses on women’s health and wellness and includes free screenings such as bone densitometry, blood pressure and skin checks. This year also featured a celebration of Backus Breast Center Accreditation by the American College of Surgeons National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.

Backus launches 4th annual Pink Circle initiative to support breast health programs

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital has launched its fourth annual Circles of Care campaign to support the Backus Breast Health Initiative.

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

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host the fourth annual Pink Fair on Wednesday, April 25, from 3-6...