Services we provide include:
- Genetic counseling and testing
- Lung cancer screening
- Nutrition services
- Prostate cancer screening
- Radiation therapy
- Skin cancer screening
- Smoking cessation
Patients have streamlined access to care for all their health needs at New Milford Hospital. A few of the many specialists we partner with include:
- Social workers
- Financial counselors for payment arrangements
- Palliative care specialists for pain management throughout treatment
- Breast cancer nurse navigators to guide patients from initial testing through rehabilitation
People with cancer who need comprehensive care for cancer or blood diseases can rely on Western Connecticut Medical Group Oncology/Hematology, Norwalk. Our cancer center is conveniently located in the C. Anthony and Jean Whittingham Cancer Center at Norwalk Hospital.
Our oncologists and hematologists specialize in diagnosing and treating many types of cancer and blood diseases, including:
- Blood disorders not related to cancer
- Breast cancer
- Colon cancer
- Lung cancer
- Multiple myeloma
- Myelodysplastic syndrome
- Ovarian cancer
- Prostate cancer
More than 85 percent of our blood disease, benign tumor, and cancerous tumor cases are reviewed in our tumor boards. In these meetings, we gather hematologists, radiation and medical oncologists, surgeons, nurses and other experts to discuss complex cases. Their collective experience helps us offer the best treatment options for patients with complex conditions.
Patients also benefit from access to clinical trials and new therapies. We follow comprehensive guidelines from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network for diagnosing, treating, and researching cancers.
What to expect
We want patients to have a seamless experience. We provide each patient with ample time to ask questions and work with our team to schedule follow-up appointments before they leave the office. Our navigators and nurses are the patients’ main point of contact, which makes it easy to ask questions and get answers.
We subscribe to a translation service through which we have access to medical professionals who can translate more than 100 languages. This ensures our patients receive accurate information about their condition and treatment.