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Early detection is key when it comes to pancreatic cancer

Bret Schipper, MD, talks about the advanced screening techniques being used to catch pancreatic cancer sooner.

Honoring Jeff Flaks

We are live from the Society Room in Downtown Hartford at The American Cancer Society’s A Taste of Hope, where Jeffrey A. Flaks, president and chief executive officer of Hartford HealthCare is being honored for his commitment to integrated health care and dedication to access to care throughout the region. The event is also raising awareness for programs and services including free transportation for patients at risk of missing life-saving appointments at area cancer centers and free or reduced-cost lodging for residents traveling out of state for treatment. If you would like to help by donating to the American Cancer Society follow this link: https://www.cancer.org/about-us/local/connecticut.html

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As Melanoma Treatment Evolves, a Focus on Reducing Side Effects

By Dr. Omar Eton Melanoma DMT Lead Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Over the past two decades, there has been great progress in understanding the relationship between cancer and the defenses a patient can muster against it. This led to a Nobel Prize for James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo in [...]

Stomach Cancer: Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

By Dr. Bret Schipper Chief of Surgical Oncology The Hospital of Central Connecticut and MidState Medical Center Stomach, or gastric, cancer in the United States is somewhat rare, but it’s important to know the signs and symptoms. According to the American Cancer Society, about 27,500 cases of stomach cancer will [...]

For Plainville Cancer Patients, New PET-CT Scanner Reduces Radiation

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut in Plainville is now using a General Electric  Healthcare Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography (PET-CT) scanner that provides superior image quality while reducing patient scan times, radiotracers, as well as radiation needed. The GE Discovery PET-CT 710 is the highest-sensitivity [...]

Dr. Bret Schipper, New Surgical Oncology Chief, Starts Seeing Patients

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute has announced the appointment of Dr. Bret Schipper as chief of surgical oncology at Hartford Hospital and director of oncologic surgery for the entire Cancer Institute. Dr. Schipper’s areas of interest include hepatobiliary surgery, both benign and malignant; minimally-invasive robotic surgery; soft tissue (melanoma/sarcoma) and gastric [...]

A Healthier You: Cancer Institute Winter Classes, Events

2019-20 Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Winter Calendar Here’s your guide to all of our upcoming fall events: Community Education and Support Programs Bereavement Support Bereavement Support Group Dec. 11 Jan. 8 & 22 Feb. 12 & 26 2- 3:30 pm Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at Backus Hospital 326 Washington St., [...]

Why ‘Hot Chemo’ Can Be More Effective Than IV Against Cancer

While traditional chemotherapy drips intravenously into the body to circulate and attack deadly cancer cells, a faster, a more effective way of helping people with some cancers is now available at the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute. Called Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC), the treatment is designed for people with cancers of [...]

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Upcoming Classes & Events

Monday, Dec 16, 2019, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Yoga for Cancer Survivors

This is a gentle yoga class led by a certified Yoga teacher. Yoga matts are available, and wear comfortable clothing. MUST HAVE PHYSICIANS [...]

Monday, Dec 16, 2019, 5:30PM - 6:30PM

Healthy Steps Lebed Method for Cancer Survivors

This is an effective therapeutic program of exercise and movement to music for anyone who has experienced breast cancer. Wear comfortable [...]

Monday, Dec 16, 2019, 7:00PM - 8:15PM

Yoga for Cancer Survivors

This is a gentle yoga class led by a certified Yoga teacher. Class size is limited, mats will be available and please wear comfortable [...]


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