New London Cancer Center


Support Groups:

Breast Cancer Support Group started in 2003 for women in all stages of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment as well as for the survivors. These very strong women have made this a resounding success! They meet once a month on third Tuesday of each month. The meetings are held in NLCC Lunch Room and begin at 4:15 PM and generally last 1 hour. They have had speakers, raised funds, helped and supported each other. Anyone with breast cancer diagnosis is welcome to attend these meetings. Meeting dates and details are posted in the News & Events section of our website. If you wish to be notified via email please contact the office at 860-443-4455.

Connections Program was initiated in 2001 for providing a "connection" for all patients, past and present. This program "links" a new patient with someone who has finished therapy for similar illness. Survivors have benefited by sharing their experiences with those beginning their journey and patients that are beginning their journey have benefited from "connecting" with a survivor! They find hope and gain a better understanding of their illness and treatments. If you are interested in "connecting" please contact the office at 860-443-4455.

Websites for patient support groups:

L&M Support Groups
Phone: 860-442-0711

Backus Support Groups
Phone: 860-889-8331 ext. 4239

Online Support Groups:

Imerman Angels

I Had Cancer

Stupid Cancer
All cancer patients:
Breast Cancer:
Colon Cancer:
Lung Cancer:

To learn more about additional resources that may be available to you in areas such as
Financial help for medical care
Home care, VNA and Hospice
Wigs, post mastectomy supplies
Help with utilities
Other support services
Please view our resources page or contact any member of our staff.



National Cancer Institute   American Society of Clinical Oncology The American Society of Hematology Association of Community Cancer Centers, National Comprehensive Cancer Network
American Cancer Society The William W. Backus Hospital L&M Hospital National Breast Cancer Foundation

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