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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. This month’s session will discuss humor on Tuesday, March 13, from 5-6 p.m. in the hospital’s main lobby conference room #1 on 326 Washington Street.

Backus Breast Center Achieves National Distinction

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital Breast Health Center has been accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).

Backus to host cancer screening

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host oral, head and neck cancer screenings on Thursday, April 26 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the hospital’s main lobby conference rooms.

Julie Belcher, MD talks about cervical cancer

Julie Belcher, MD, talks about the screening and prevention of cervical cancer in this informational video. Dr. Belcher offers valuable...

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. February's session will discuss sexuality on Tuesday, Feb. 14, from 5-6 p.m. in the hospital’s main lobby conference room #1 on 326 Washington Street

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...

Colchester Backus Health Center welcomes new provider

COLCHESTER – Stephen Kaye, MD, has joined the healthcare staff at the Colchester Backus Health Center at 163 Broadway. He will begin seeing patients Tuesday, Jan 3.

Helping Cancer Patients During the Holidays

The holidays can be a difficult and stressful time for cancer patients who are undergoing treatments. Elynor Carey, an oncology...

We Are Family

Nineteen stunning models, all breast cancer survivors, took to the stage at Foxwood’s Fox Theater Thursday, October 20, for a...

Survivors in Fashion shine in the spotlight

A nearly packed Fox Theater experienced a message of hope and inspiration at the 2011 Survivors in Fashion Extravaganza Thursday night at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Nineteen stunning models — all breast cancer survivors — took the stage as a fundraiser for the Backus Hospital Breast Cancer Survivors Fund.