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

November 05, 2021

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month: Pay Attention to Early Cues

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and this year 60,000 Americans will be diagnosed with the disease. Hartford HealthCare’s Jocelyn [...]

November 03, 2021

Patients Have Options When Dealing With Breast Cancer Treatments

When it comes to breast cancer treatments, what is the difference between a mastectomy and a lumpectomy? Hartford HealthCare’s Jocelyn [...]

November 02, 2021

Hartford HealthCare Doctors to be Honored at Prostate Cancer Event

A pair of Hartford HealthCare providers will be recognized for their life-saving work with prostate cancer patients as part of [...]

October 27, 2021

Nerve Block Study on Breast Cancer Patients Showing Minimal Post-Surgery Pain

Imagine waking up from a major surgery to find that you have very little pain, manageable with low-dose narcotics or [...]

October 21, 2021

Colin Powell’s COVID-Related Death: Age, Cancer, Parkinson’s Increased Vulnerability

The death of former Secretary of State Colin Powell Oct. 18 highlighted the stress COVID-19 puts on the bodies of [...]

October 20, 2021

A Breast Surgeon Who’s Also A Breast Cancer Survivor on Risk Factors

When it comes to breast cancer, early detection is essential. But what about risk factors? Hartford HealthCare’s Jocelyn Maminta recently [...]

Upcoming Classes & Events

Monday, Dec 06, 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.

Tuesday, Dec 21, 2021, 5:30PM - 6:30PM

Webinar: Breast Cancer Support Group

In this free virtual group, join experienced facilitators and peers who have also had a breast cancer diagnosis to gain connection and [...]

Thursday, Jan 06, 2022, 6:00PM - 7:30PM

Webinar: Brain Tumor Support

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