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The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital

Take Comfort

Imagine not having to leave your community for access to the latest cancer treatment protocols, clinical trials, or even Smilow Cancer Hospital physicians.  Take comfort in the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital.

Our highly-trained Griffin Hospital surgeons and staff, along with medical and radiation oncologists from Smilow Cancer Hospital, combine to form a care team that offers comprehensive cancer care at a whole new level.

It’s a different kind of cancer care - one that unites science and sensitivity - all in a compassionate, beautiful healing environment that's more comforting, and closer to home than ever before.

6th Annual 5K Walk/Run to benefit The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital

Welcome to the Sixth Annual Griffin 5K Walk/Run to benefit The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital! This year's event is Saturday, October 18, 2014. 

The 5k course starts and ends at the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital. The 3.1 mile course will take you through the flats and the rolling hills of the neighborhood surrounding the Cancer Center. Register early - the first 500 pre-registered participants will receive t-shirts (sizes not guaranteed). Registration fee will increase to $30 after 10/4/14. All funds raised will support programs and services for the patients of The Center for Cancer Care. We look forward to your participation.  Learn more and register online

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Posted: Friday, September 26, 2014

Survivorship: How to be the best you can be

Chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery can harm health and cause serious medical problems that interfere with daily function and well-being. Survivors are commonly plagued with symptoms such as fatigue, weakness, insomnia, memory loss, fear, anxiety and depression. The Center for Cancer Care STAR Program offers important physical and psychological rehabilitation to survivors so they can recover more quickly and more completely than they would otherwise....


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Posted: Friday, May 23, 2014

Griffin Hospital Cancer Center Earns Top Marks from Commission on Cancer

DERBY, CT (February 7, 2013) - The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) recently granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation to The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital in Derby.  Read More.


Posted: Friday, February 8, 2013

Welcome! Take a Tour

360 Degree View of the Center for Cancer Care Lobby


Take a virtual tour of the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital or stop by any time to visit the facility. We invite you to use our Cancer Center resources and ask questions of our friendly and knowledgeable staff. We look forward to meeting you and helping in any way we can.

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