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A Healthier You: Cancer Institute Winter 2021 Webinars

December 23, 2020

2021 Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Winter Calendar

Here’s your guide to all of our upcoming winter events, available via the web:

Support Group

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Support Group

Jan. 19, Feb.16 from 5:30-7 pm

To register, contact Hartfordhealthcare.org/events and 1.855.HHC.HERE (1.855.442.4373). Webinar information to be distributed upon registration.

Brain Tumor

Brain Tumor Support Group

Jan. 7, Feb. 4 from 6-7:30 pm

To register, contact Hartfordhealthcare.org/events and 1.855.HHC.HERE (1.855.442.4373). Webinar information to be distributed upon registration.

Gynecological Cancer

Gynecological Cancer Support Group

Jan. 4, Feb. 1 from 6 -7:30 pm

To register, contact Hartfordhealthcare.org/events and 1.855.HHC.HERE (1.855.442.4373). Webinar information to be distributed upon registration.

Ostomy

Ostomy Support Group

Jan. 20, Feb. 17 from 4-5 pm

To register, contact Hartfordhealthcare.org/events and 1.855.HHC.HERE (1.855.442.4373). Webinar information to be distributed upon registration.

Prostate Cancer

Understanding Prostate Cancer

Physician Speaker TBD

Jan. 12, Feb. 9 from 6:30-8 pm

A facilitated group discussion about living with the diagnosis of prostate cancer will follow the presentation.

To register, contact Hartfordhealthcare.org/events and 1.855.HHC.HERE (1.855.442.4373). Webinar information to be distributed upon registration.

Patient & Caregiver Support

For patients and loved ones who have or are nearing the end of oncology treatment

Jan. 20, Feb. 17 from 5:30-7 pm

To register, contact Pastor Will Baumgartner at 1.860.224.5900, Ext. 6103. Webinar information to be distributed upon registration.

Smoking Cessation

Stop Smoking in 2021!

Presented by Ellen Dornelas PhD, Licensed Psychologist & Devon Latney, MS

Jan. 6, 12-12:45 pm

A free webinar with tips and strategies to stop using tobacco for good. Topics covered will include behavioral strategies, online and telephone support, and FDA approved medications to treat tobacco use. Free & open to all.

To register, contact Hartfordhealthcare.org/events and 1.855.HHC.HERE (1.855.442.4373). Webinar information to be distributed upon registration.

Integrative Medicine

Please call 860.972.4444 to schedule any of the following:

  • Consults with naturopathic doctors.
  • Nutritional support.
  • Acupuncture treatments.
  • Massage therapy.
  • Reiki/gentle energy healing.
  • Stress management.

* For East region massage by appointment.  To register, contact integrativetherapies.east@hhchealth.org or 1.860.425.3877.

“Yoga and Cancer: Reclaiming your Life”

Virtual sessions by appointment

From the comfort of your own home. Learn gentle progressions of movement to stretch, strengthen and support immune function. Relieve stress and tension, improve clarity, awareness and focus, and use breathing techniques to improve overall energy.

To register, contact integrativetherapies.east@hhchealth.org or 1.860.425.3877. Link information to be distributed upon registration.

Mobile Mammography

Jan. 7 from 8: 30am- 2 pm:  First Choice Health Center, 94 Connecticut Blvd., East Hartford

Jan. 13 from 8:30 am- 2 pm: Hispanic Health Council, 175 Main St., Hartford

Jan. 14 from 8:30 am- 2 pm: Community Health Services, 500 Albany Ave., Hartford

Jan. 26 from 8:30 am- 2 pm: Hartford City Hall, 550 Main St., Hartford

Jan. 28 from 8:30 am- 2 pm: Charter Oak Health Center, 21 Grand St., Hartford

Feb. 4 from 8:30 am- 2 pm: First Choice Health Center, 94 Connecticut Blvd., East Hartford

Feb. 11 from 8:30 am- 2 pm: Community Health Services, 500 Albany Ave., Hartford

Feb. 17 from 8:30 am- 2 pm: Charter Oak Health Center, 21 Grand St., Hartford

Feb. 18 from 8:30 am- 2 pm: Hartford City Hall, 550 Main St., Hartford

Take the Time mobile mammography coach. Hartford Hospital’s digital mammography suite on wheels. Dates subject to change. To schedule an appointment, call 860-972-1141. Walk- ins accepted as scheduling permits.

MyLifeLine

This private website sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute aims to help ease the burden of communication and increase support options for all going through the cancer journey. Those diagnosed and their loved ones can streamline connection with friends & family using personalized webpages and treatment calendars. In addition, discussion boards for online peer support on a wide variety of topics is accessible through this site. To learn more, please go to www.hhchealth.mylifeline.org.