For a free physician referral, call 1.855.255.6181

Signature Events

The Pink Party

Pink_Party_2016_web.jpgFriday, October 4 • 5–8 pm • FREE
Blue Back Square | 65 Memorial Road | West Hartford 

This event, sponsored by Hartford HealthCare, includes Dr. Niamey Wilson as keynote speaker, Facebook Live with Dr. Alvaro Mendendez and Dr. Camelia Lawrence is a fashion show participant.
 


Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Making Strides Against Breast CancerSunday, October 6 • 10 am
Bushnell Park | 550 Main Street | Hartford

This event, sponsored by the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute, unites communities behind the American Cancer Society's efforts to fight breast cancer. Join survivors, caregivers and friends who are passionate about saving lives from breast cancer. To register for the Greater Hartford event, click here.


8th Annual Laura Beth Seder Memorial "Pink" Golf Tournament

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Friday, October 11 • 10 am registration • Register Here
Mohegan Golf Club | 7 Dows Lane | Baltic

Proceeds from these events support the Backus Breast Health Initiative. For more information or to register, please visit here.


Headwrap for a Cause

headwrap for a causeFriday, October 11, 7 • 10:30 pm • Register Here
The G.Fox Ballroom-Downtown Hartford, 960 Main St., Hartford, CT

Guest speaker: Dr. Camelia Lawrence, MD, FACS, Director of Breast Surgery at The Hospital of Central Connecticut and MidState Medical Center. Dinner, music, honorees, vendors. Dress code, black attire (semi-formal) with head wrap. Tickets: $55. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 828.461.6283 or visit here.


22nd Annual Nite of Lite Laughter: Louie Anderson and Rita Rudner

Night of Light Laughter 2019 - Anderson & RudnerSaturday, October 12 • 8 pm • Tickets available
The Bushnell | 166 Capitol Avenue | Hartford

Laughter is the best medicine as Louie Anderson and Rita Rudner headline this annual event sponsored by Lite 100.5 WRCH to benefit breast cancer research at the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at Hartford Hospital. To purchase tickets, call 860.987.5900 or go to bushnell.org.


National Mammography Day

National Mammography DayFriday, October 18 • 11 am–1 pm • FREE
The Hospital of Central Connecticut | MidState Medical Center

Tables will be set up at MidState and The Hospital of Central Connecticut offering visitors more information about breast center programs and an opportunity to sign up for a screening mammogram.


Pink Friday

Wear Pink for Breast Cancer AwarenessFriday, October 18 • All Day
Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut and MidState Medical Center.

Everyone is encouraged to wear pink!

 
 
 

Breast Cancer Awareness Classes

Food Choices Before, During, and After Breast Cancer
The 7th Annual James Massi Lecture

Tuesday, October 8 • 6 to 7:30 pm • FREE
The Hartford HealthCare (HHC) Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) presents the Seventh Annual James Massi Lecture: Food Choices Before, During, and After Breast Cancer, at 183 North Mountain Road in New Britain (conference rooms A–C). Emily Tonorezos, MD, MPH, of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, will discuss the importance of nutrition during and after breast cancer treatment, and how treatment can affect eating habits. Light refreshments provided. For more information or to register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE or click here.

Navigating the Cancer Journey

October 18 • 10-11 am • FREE
Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at Backus Hospital, 330 Washington St., Norwich, Medical Office Building Conference Room
A free support class for newly diagnosed patients and their families, this program covers the following topics and more: communicating with your medical team, understanding your diagnosis and treatment, emotional support and complementary therapies, coping with transportation and financial issues, and local resources and programs to help you in your journey. To register, contact Jessica Vanase at 1.860.425.3870.

Am I Too Old for a Mammogram?

October 31 • 10:30-11:30 am • FREE
Rose City Senior Center, 8 Mahan Drive, Norwich
Presented by: Dr. Kathleen Kurowski, director of breast surgery at Backus Hospital
Registration is not required.

 

Breast Cancer Support Groups

Emotional and educational support for women with breast cancer.

October 15 • 3–4 pm
Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at Backus Hospital, 330 Washington St., Norwich, Medical Office Building, radiation therapy waiting room. To register, please contact Jessica Vanase at 1.860.425.3870.

October 15 • 3:30–4:30 pm
Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at MidState Medical Center, 435 Lewis Ave., Meriden Cancer Center, Conference Room VII, third floor. Registration is required. To register, please contact Erin Stocking at 1.203.694.8669.

October 16 • 5:30–7 pm
Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut, 183 North Mountain Road, New Britain, Conference Room A. To register, please contact Lori Baranowski at 1.860.696.4815.

October 17 • 6–7:30 pm
Grupo Hispánico de Apoyo para el Cáncer de Mama (Hispanic Women’s Support Group)
Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at MidState Medical Center, 435 Lewis Ave., Meriden, Cancer Center Conference Room VII, third floor. To register, please contact Tina Rodriguez at 203.694.8249.

 

Mammograms

Take the Time Mobile Mammography Coach

Hartford Hospital’s digital mammography suite on wheels. For information and appointments, call 1.860.972.1141. Walk-ins accepted as scheduling permits. 

Tuesday, October 1 * 9 am-1:30 pm
Wethersfield Senior center, 30 Greenfield St., Wethersfield

Saturday, October 5 * 9 am-2 pm
Parker Memorial Community Center, 2621 Main St., Hartford

Thursday, October 10 • 9 am–2 pm
Hartford HealthCare Newington Campus | 181 Patricia M. Genova Drive | Newington

Tuesday, October 29 • 9 am–2 pm
Hartford City Hall | 550 Main Street | Hartford

Tuesday, October 29 * 9:30 am-2 pm
Suffield Senior Center, 145 Bridge St., Suffield

Wednesday, October 30 * 9 am-2 pm
Charter Oak Health Center, 21 Grand St., Hartford

Thursday, October 31 * 9 am-2pm
City of Hartford, 550 Main St., Hartford

 
 

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