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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.

Cancer Drug Shortages

Learn important information about cancer drug shortages — and what you can do.

Latest News

June 18, 2024

6 Tips for Getting Through Radiation Treatment

About 60% of cancer patients will require radiation therapy as part of their treatment program. And if you’re one of [...]

June 14, 2024

HHC and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center expand partnership to advance cancer care

Hartford HealthCare and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) today announced they are working toward a greatly expanded relationship to [...]

May 16, 2024

Does Sugar Cause Cancer?

We all know that sugar is an issue if you have diabetes or other chronic health conditions. But does sugar [...]

May 07, 2024

5 Risk Factors for Skin Cancer You Should Know

Before you hit the beach, is your skin cancer check-up booked? It should be, says Dean George, MD, the medical [...]

April 17, 2024

7 Signs of Testicular Cancer That Young Men Should Know

Most cancers tend to strike when you’re in your 50s and 60s. But testicular cancer is an exception — it [...]

April 11, 2024

Can Poor Oral Hygiene Cause Cancer?

If you thought your dentist is the only one who cares how clean you keep your teeth, think again. There [...]

Upcoming Classes & Events

Saturday, Jun 22, 2024, 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Webinar: Art for Healing: Heart Haiku

Using a simple writing technique, we?ll create short verses to celebrate the heart. Haikus are traditionally a three-line verse, 5-7-5 [...]

Saturday, Jun 22, 2024, 1:00PM - 4:00PM

On Site - Gongs and Himalayan Singing Bowls

In a peaceful setting, experience the soothing sounds of Gongs & Himalayan Singing Bowls and float into a deep meditative state. Clinical [...]

Monday, Jun 24, 2024, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

On Site: Yoga for Survivors

A gentle yoga class led by a certified Y4C yoga instructor. Please wear comfortable clothing. Mats will be provided. Registration and [...]

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