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Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute | Conditions & Treatments

Cancer Imaging

Innovative treatment with the latest technology, including 3-D conformal radiation therapy, intensity modulated radiation therapy, high dose rate brachytherapy, stereotactic radiation therapy and radiosurgery.

Clinical Interventional Oncology

Procedures offering minimally invasive, targeted treatment of cancer using image guidance to treat tumors and minimize possible injury to other body organs. Often used for patients whose cancer cannot be surgically removed or effectively treated with systemic chemotherapy.

Genetic Counseling & Testing Program

Genetic counseling and testing for individuals at risk for specific hereditary cancers including breast, ovarian and colon cancer.


Gynecologic Cancer

Our specialists in gynecologic cancers take a comprehensive approach to treating patients and keeping following generations healthy. 


Medical Oncology

Medical oncologists are key players in the treatment of cancer patients with an array of modalities, from chemotherapy to targeted molecular therapies and other treatments through clinical research protocols.


Pain & Symptom Control

Support and care for hospitalized and ambulatory cancer patients with acute, chronic and other cancer pain issues. The goal is to decrease the level of pain to restore a normal quality of life.


Pathology

Conventional and specialized pathology techniques to diagnose and stage cancerous tumors and support clinical research. Immunopathology and molecular laboratories with expertise in cytologic and histologic tissue review. 


Psycho-Oncology

Improving quality of life, appreciating the intimate relationship between disease process and the existential nature of illness and providing care with dignity, integrity and compassion. (more)


Radiation Oncology

Optimal individually-tailored treatment plans for each patient designed by Radiation Oncology physicians and a multidisciplinary team of physicists, dosimetrists, engineers, radiation therapists, nurses, social workers and dietitians.


Surgical Oncology

Comprehensive multi-disciplinary surgical treatment for patients with cancer. Surgical sub-specialists provide state-of-the-art cancer care in conjunction with medical and radiation oncologists and other members of the oncology team.