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 oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, nurses and researchers oversee each patient's care.

Conditions We Treat

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



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


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Call 855.255.6181 or make an online callback request 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.

Doctor Encourages Screenings During Colorectal Awareness Month

Kristy Thurston, MD, FACS, Hartford Hospital, talking about Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, importance of screenings and early detection.

Latest News

Why Advances in Pancreatic Cancer Detection, Treatment Remain Elusive

Dr. Bret Schipper Chief of Surgical Oncology Hartford and Central Region Director of Oncologic Surgery Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute Director [...]

A Healthier You: Cancer Institute Spring Webinars

2021 Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Spring Calendar Here’s your guide to all of our upcoming spring events, available via the [...]

Step by Step to a Cure for Esophageal Cancer Patients

Dr. Stefan Kachala Director of Thoracic Surgical Oncology Hartford HealthCare Central Region We are living in a new era of [...]

Dr. Gorusu Wins Business Journal’s Women in Business Award

The Sanskrit saying “Krushi tho nasti durbhiksham” — with hard work, there is nothing that is impossible – defines Dr. [...]

Panel Recommends Lung Cancer Scans for Smokers Start at 50, Doubling People Eligible

A recommended change from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) would nearly double the number of people who should [...]

Fear the UK, South African COVID Variants? Why Vaccines Might Offer Enough Protection

Scientists are encouraging people to choose knowledge over fear as concerns swirl about the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines on emerging [...]

Upcoming Classes & Events

Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Virtual - Ostomy Support Group - HOCC

In this free support group you will have the opportunity to meet and speak openly with fellow ostomates to gain insight, knowledge and [...]

Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 6:00PM - 7:30PM

Ask the Experts! Pancreatic Cancer: a coordinated approach to care

In this free educational virtual event, two Hartford HealthCare experts will present Ask the Experts! Pancreatic Cancer: A Coordinated [...]

Thursday, Jun 03, 2021, 6:00PM - 7:30PM

Brain Tumor Support Webinar

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