Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at Backus Hospital

Providing Eastern Connecticut Cancer Care For Decades

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While the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at Backus Hospital has a new name, it has the same trusted team of physicians who have been providing care to the Eastern Connecticut community for decades.

The experts at Eastern Connecticut Hematology and Oncology provide personalized, coordinated and compassionate care – close to home for patients.

And because of our Cancer Institute’s charter membership in the prestigious Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance, cancer patients at Backus are treated according to MSK’s world-class standard of care, and have access to MSK clinical trials.


Backus Hospital

Cancer Care Services
  • Breast Health 
  • Chemotherapy
  • Community Cancer Education
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Diagnostic Imaging / Intervention
  • Discharge Planning/ Continuing Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Intravenous / Intramuscular Therapy
  • Integrative Therapies
  • Lymphedema Services
  • Medical Oncology
  • Nutritional Support
  • Palliative Care
  • Pain Management
  • Patient Navigator Program
  • Professional Cancer Education
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Religious Support
  • Social Services
  • Support Groups
  • Surgery
Backus Hospital
326 Washington Street
Norwich, CT 06360
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860.823.6505

In an emergency, call 911

Open Today Until 5:30 PM

  • Monday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Sunday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

About This Location

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute brings you more access to cancer care in Eastern Connecticut. With offices in Norwich, Plainfield, Waterford and Windham, we offer a full range of diagnostic, treatment, education, and support services, all close to home. As the charter member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, we bring you more access to world-renowned clinical research trials. The Cancer Institute also follows the cancer treatment standards and protocols developed at Memorial Sloan Kettering, the premier cancer treatment center in the country. Our multidisciplinary team of nurses and physicians includes specialized medical and radiation oncologists to treat your cancer, along with access to surgeons who specialize in breast, gynecology, thoracic, urology, and gastroenterology should the need arise. Our nurses play a key role on your cancer care team, providing the most hands-on care during your treatment. Our nursing team brings extraordinary knowledge and experience to your care. All of our nurses are certified by the Oncology Nurses Society to safely administer chemotherapy and immunotherapy, while many carry the distinguished Oncology Nurse Certification. We provide more hope and healing for the many emotional issues cancer patients can face. We provide you with access to the state’s most comprehensive behavioral health network and complimentary therapies. We also offer access to integrated medicine, which provides services and education to complement and enhance the mind, body, and spirit.
Backus Hospital

Practices At This Location

  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group


Planning Your Visit

326 Washington Street
Norwich, CT 06360
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Patient and Visitor Resources

Close To Public Transportation WiFi Equipped Wheelchair Accessible Smoke Free

Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute