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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

July 19, 2024

6 Tips to Get Through Chemotherapy

If you’re facing cancer, so much can seem out of your control. But with a few strategies, you can still [...]

July 18, 2024

At What Age Should I Start Getting Mammograms?

Age is just a number. Except for when it comes to health screenings like mammograms. But at what age should [...]

July 03, 2024

Where to Check for Skin Cancer, Based on Your Gender

We’ve all heard about the differences in how men and women think, communicate and even shop. But is the most [...]

June 26, 2024

Does Red Meat Cause Cancer?

Hamburger and hotdog season is in full swing. Or maybe you’re more of a steak-on-the-grill person. But are you at [...]

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 [...]

Upcoming Classes & Events

Thursday, Jul 25, 2024, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

On Site: Chair yoga for survivors

A gentle seated yoga class led by a certified Y4C yoga instructor. Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration and oncologist's note [...]

Thursday, Jul 25, 2024, 6:00PM - 7:30PM

On Site - Art Therapy

A program to help people who have been touched by cancer find strength, healing and hope through creative expression. No artistic skill is [...]

Monday, Jul 29, 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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