Cancer Institute
Innovative care close to home

Hartford HealthCare's Cancer Institute, backed by an alliance with the renowned Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, provides innovative care close to home.

Wherever you go within the Cancer Institute, a team of medical and radiation oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, nurses and researchers oversee each patient's care.


Learn about symptoms, risk factors, and treatments for cancer-related conditions.

Cancer Conditions


The highest level of care and education to patients with cancer-related diseases.

Cancer Treatments

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Call 855.255.6181 or request a callback for support, advice, or a second opinion.

Latest Videos

Medical Rounds: Important To Get Mammograms and Screenings

Medical Rounds, with Alvaro Menendez, MD, Hartford HealthCare (HHC) Cancer Institute Breast Program, about cancer diagnosis being impacted by the pandemic, people delaying testing or seeking care. Encouraging people not to delay and come in for diagnosis and treatment.

No One Fights Alone Cancer Symposium

No One Fights Alone, about a local woman who was diagnosed with breast cancer and got a mastectomy, but then was also diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. She is raising awareness and money for Jill's Baskets, gift baskets with items that helped her after her mastectomy, symposium and fundraiser coming up on June 8.

Latest News

September 23, 2021

Simple Blood Test Is All It Takes During Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

One blood test is all it takes to evaluate the health of a man’s prostate, information that could prove life-saving [...]

September 17, 2021

Younger is Better: First Colorectal Screening Now Recommended at 45

Colorectal cancer, often referred to as colon cancer, is the second leading cause of cancer death among people in this [...]

September 14, 2021

Looking For A COVID Test? You Have 13 New Options in Connecticut

The Connecticut Department of Health announced it will open 13 new COVID-19 testing sites by the end of this week. [...]

September 13, 2021

New Approaches to Thyroid Cancer Includes Watchful Waiting

Options have been expanding for people diagnosed with thyroid cancer and now include observational approaches that in certain cases can [...]

August 11, 2021

Eight-Week Bereavement Support Workshop Starts Sept. 8

It’s an overwhelming sense of grief and heartache that can affect your entire life, but seeking help after the loss [...]

July 15, 2021

J&J Recalls Five Neutrogena, Aveeno Sunscreen Products That Contain Cancer-Causing Chemical

Johnson & Johnson has voluntarily recalled five Neutrogena and Aveeno brand sunscreen products after some samples contained low levels of [...]

Upcoming Classes & Events

Thursday, Sep 30, 2021, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Cáncer de Próstata - Un Diálogo con los Expertos

Un enfoque multidisciplinario para la atención de pacientes con cáncer de próstata

Únete al urólogo acreditado Ryan Dorin, MD en [...]

Monday, Oct 04, 2021, 6:00PM - 7:30PM

GYN Cancer Support Group

Open to any woman who has been diagnosed with gynecological cancer and is interested in peer support.

Thursday, Oct 07, 2021, 6:00PM - 7:30PM

Webinar: Brain Tumor Support

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In this free support group, meet and talk with peers who are [...]