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 28, 2021

Here’s a Roadmap to Skin Cancer . . . And a Way Out

By Dr. Dean David George Medical Director, Cutaneous Oncology Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute Your skin is composed of three layers: [...]

September 27, 2021

A Cancer Doctor’s Guide to Palliative Care and Quality of Life

By Dr. Sara Dost Medical Oncologist and Hematologist, Palliative Care Specialist Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute Palliative Care is specialized medical [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]