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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.

No One Fights Alone Cancer Symposium

No One Fights Alone, about a local woman who was diagnosed with breast cancer and got a mastectomy, but then was also diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. She is raising awareness and money for Jill's Baskets, gift baskets with items that helped her after her mastectomy, symposium and fundraiser coming up on June 8.

Cancer Drug Shortages

Learn important information about cancer drug shortages — and what you can do.

Latest News

May 16, 2024

Does Sugar Cause Cancer?

We all know that sugar is an issue if you have diabetes or other chronic health conditions. But does sugar [...]

May 07, 2024

5 Risk Factors for Skin Cancer You Should Know

Before you hit the beach, is your skin cancer check-up booked? It should be, says Dean George, MD, the medical [...]

April 17, 2024

7 Signs of Testicular Cancer That Young Men Should Know

Most cancers tend to strike when you’re in your 50s and 60s. But testicular cancer is an exception — it [...]

April 17, 2024

Should I Consider Genetic Testing for Cancer?

Genetic testing has gotten more and more accessible. The premise is simple — submit a blood or saliva sample, and [...]

April 16, 2024

5 Natural Ways to Help With Nausea During Chemo

If you (or a loved one) are part of the 80% of cancer patients that experience nausea and vomiting during [...]

April 13, 2024

What Every Man Should Know About Prostate Cancer

The facts don’t lie — women are a lot better about going to the doctor than men are. “Women may [...]

Upcoming Classes & Events

Thursday, May 30, 2024, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

On Site: Chair yoga for survivors

A gentle seated yoga class led by a certified Y4C yoga instructor. Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration and oncologist's note [...]

Sunday, Jun 02, 2024, 1:00PM - 4:00PM

Webinar: Zentangle

Zentangle is a method of creating abstract art through structured patterns. Like yoga and meditation, the relaxed focus of Zentangle [...]

Monday, Jun 03, 2024, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

On Site: Yoga for Survivors

A gentle yoga class led by a certified Y4C yoga instructor. Please wear comfortable clothing. Mats will be provided. Registration and [...]

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