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

Cancer Institute at Backus Hospital


Accredited with NAPBC