Departments & Services

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute treats more than 8,000 new cancer cases each year.

Cancer Care - Departments

Behavioral Counseling

The integrative approach emphasizes improving quality of life and providing care with dignity, integrity and compassion. We have a dedicated service that includes Social Work Services and nutritional consultation. 

Bone Marrow Transplant

We provide as much supportive care as possible at the Cancer Institute both before and after the procedure, which is done at Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York City. 

Breast Cancer Services

Our Breast Cancer Program provides the latest standards of treatment and developments from the most recent clinical research trials.

Cancer Imaging

Innovative treatment with the latest technology, including 3-D conformal radiation therapy.

Genetic Counseling & Testing

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

Integrative Therapies

Integrative medicine takes a variety of forms, and research has shown that integrative therapies have many benefits for patients.

Medical Oncology & Hematology

A leader in diagnosing and treating leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and myelodysplastic syndrome.

Melanoma and Skin Care Center

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Melanoma and Skin Care Center, the area's first of its type, is dedicated to melanoma and other skin malignancies. 


Cancer of the brain and spine is treatable. Our healthcare system is only one of few in New England with the capability of utilizing beam radiation with stereotactic radiosurgery to treat tumors in or around the spinal cord and brain. 

Nurse Navigators

Learning you have cancer can be frightening and overwhelming. Our Nurse Navigators offer a warm welcome into a world of cancer care.

Palliative Care

Palliative care addresses the physical, emotional & spiritual needs of cancer patients and their families.

Pain & Symptom Management

Support and care for cancer patients with acute, chronic and other cancer pain issues.


Techniques to diagnose and stage cancerous tumors and support clinical research.

Treatment plans specific to each patient.

Surgical Oncology

Comprehensive multidisciplinary surgical treatment for patients with cancer. Surgical sub-specialists provide optimum cancer care, together with medical and radiation oncologists and other members of the oncology team.

Urologic Cancer

Our specialty trained urologic oncologist leads a multidisciplinary team of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists and clinical research nurses.

Cancer Care