Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute - Avon

This beautiful and easy-to-reach facility provides convenient access to residents of the Farmington Valley, Litchfield County and surrounding regions.

avon-cancer-center.jpgThe center provides radiation oncology, medical oncology, gynecologic oncology, surgical oncology and other cancer-related specialties.

In addition, nutritional and social service counseling, as well as access to cancer resources such as on-line services and educational materials are available. The center also houses an educational/conference space that can be used for cancer support groups and other community functions.


Cancer Care Services
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Social Service Counseling
  • Cancer Resources (Online services and educational materials)
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Other cancer-related specialties
  • Educational / Conference Space

Infusion Services, Chemotherapy, Medical Oncology Care
Oncology Associates, PC, is a medical oncology practice in the center that offers infusion services, chemotherapy and medical oncology care. It is staffed by board certified physicians, Oncology Certified nurses, certified medical assistants, phlebotomists, and administrative personnel.

Radiation Oncology Services
The Avon location of the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at Hartford Hospital provides state-of-the-art Radiation Oncology services for nearly all situations requiring external beam radiation therapy. The Center has a Varian Clinac iX linear accelerator. This machine produces photons at two energies as well as supplying a full range of electron energies and intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT).

For the less common situations where brachytherapy or stereotactic radiation therapy services are required, they are available at our Hartford location.

Integrative Medicine Services
An added bonus to the Avon center is that patients can walk down the hall from radiation or chemotherapy treatments to Hartford Hospital’s Integrative Medicine Department, which has its main outpatient treatment site in Avon.

Integrative medicine focuses on reducing reduce pain and stress; helping patients manage anxiety and insomnia; and supporting the immune system, which is the body’s own defense against disease. All integrative medicine physicians are board-certified and practice evidence-based medicine. With input from their physicians and treatment team, patients receive comprehensive, individualized care plans that could include massage, acupuncture, yoga, and other services and classes.

Meet our Cancer Institute Providers:

Name Specialties Location
Bellantuono, Angela E., APRN
4.7 /5
45 surveys
860.249.6291
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Avon
Chu, Benjamin, MD
4.9 /5
113 surveys
860.249.6291
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Avon
  • Hartford
  • Willimantic
  • Willimantic
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Dailey, Mark Edward, MD
4.9 /5
196 surveys
860.249.6291
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
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  • Hartford
  • Avon
  • Hartford
  • Willimantic
  • Willimantic
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DeFusco, Patricia Anne, MD
4.9 /5
245 surveys
860.674.0088
  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Manchester
  • Avon
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Hong, Timothy Joonki, MD
5.0 /5
141 surveys
860.249.6291
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
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  • Hartford
  • Avon
  • Willimantic
  • Willimantic
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Kamradt, Jeffrey Michael, MD
5.0 /5
214 surveys
860.249.6291
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
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  • Hartford
  • Avon
  • Hartford
  • Willimantic
  • Willimantic
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McDermott, Debbie Anne, APRN, WHNP
5.0 /5
35 surveys
860.533.5830
  • Medical Oncology
  • Manchester
  • Avon
  • Farmington
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Nerenstone, Stacy Ruth, MD
4.9 /5
233 surveys
860.249.6291
  • Medical Oncology
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Avon
  • Hartford
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O'Neill, Melissa Ann, APRN
4.9 /5
60 surveys
860.249.6291
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Hartford
  • Avon
  • Willimantic
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Schauer, Peter Kevin, MD, FACP
4.9 /5
183 surveys
860.249.6291
  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Avon
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Secor, Eric R., ND, PhD, LAc 860.972.4444
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Avon
  • Cheshire
  • Hartford
  • Westport
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Sigmund, Stefanie Luisa, APRN
4.8 /5
62 surveys
860.972.0200
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Avon
  • Hartford
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Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute