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American Cancer Society sponsors Relay for Life in Shelton

The American Cancer Society invites area residents to participate in the 20th Anniversary of the Relay For Life of Naugatuck Valley on June 13 at the Shelton Riverwalk. The event begins at 2 p.m. and
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Benefit for Griffin Hospital Center for Cancer Care

Griffin Hospital invites cancer survivors and their caregivers to The Seventh Annual 5K Walk/Run to benefit The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital on Saturday, June 6. Survivors (anyone who
Categories: cancer, Derby
Bridgeport Hospital will sponsor its annual Survivor's Safari for cancer survivors at the Beardsley Zoo on June 13.

Event for cancer survivors at Beardsley Zoo

Bridgeport Hospital’s Norma F. Pfriem Cancer Institute sponsors its eighth annual “Celebrate Life” Survivor Safari, Saturday, June 13, 5  to 7:30 p.m., at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Ave.,
Categories: Bridgeport, cancer

Support Stamford cancer patients at Hope in Motion Walk/Run

Stamford Hospital will host its  20th Annual Hope in Motion Walk & Run at 8 a.m. Sunday, June 7 in  Downtown Stamford’s Columbus Park Support local cancer patients by participating in a 5K Walk,
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Swayze’s widow draws 100 guests to Cancer College in Trumbull

More than 100 people attended the April 25 Yale New Haven Health Cancer College at the Trumbull Marriott to learn about the latest advances in cancer prevention and treatment. Lisa Niemi Swayze, widow
Categories: cancer, Trumbull
Bridgeport Hospital at 267 Grant St. in Bridgeport, Conn.

Cancer beauty program at Bridgeport Hospital

Offered in cooperation with the American Cancer Society, Look Good…Feel Better is a free program that helps women with cancer learn beauty techniques to overcome the appearance-related side effects of
Categories: Bridgeport, cancer
Greenwich Hospital

Leading oncologists join Greenwich Hospital program

Two leading oncologists have joined the medical staff of the Smilow Cancer Hospital’s Greenwich Hospital Campus — Dr. Daniela Gidea-Addeo as a radiation oncologist and Dr. Lisa Wiechmann, as a breast
Categories: cancer, Greenwich
The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital is a survivor sponsor for this year’s Relay For Life of Naugatuck Valley set for June 13-14 at the Riverwalk in Shelton. Pictured from right are Relay For Life of Naugatuck Valley Survivorship Committee members Lori-Ann Wigglesworth and Shauna Quigley-Blaze, Christian Meagher, of Griffin Hospital, Relay for Life Event Co-chair Kristen Ostrowski and Relay For Life Community Manager Erin Dixon. Missing from photo are Survivorship Committee member Lisa Teemsma and Event Co-chair Jason Carlucci.

Griffin Hospital sponsors cancer walk, and local Relay for Life

In addition to supporting Lower Naugatuck Valley’s cancer survivors through its annual 5K Walk/Run, The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of the 2015 Relay
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The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital will offer a free Pink Ribbon Pilates program for breast cancer survivors starting in June.

Griffin Hospital hosts Pilates program for breast cancer survivors

The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital will offer a free six-week Pilates program in June specifically designed for breast cancer survivors. Pink Ribbon Pilates is a gentle, staged program for
Categories: breast cancer, Derby, General
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Widow of actor Patrick Swazye to speak at cancer conference

The Norma F. Pfriem Cancer Institute at Bridgeport Hospital and Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, will present Cancer College 2015, a free educational conference for patients, their families
Categories: cancer, Trumbull