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Cancer Care Services

Few things in life can be as frightening as a cancer diagnosis. But at ECHN, you won’t face it alone. Our comprehensive team approach to cancer treatment combines state-of-the-art technology, clinical expertise and compassionate care.
 
ECHN has formed the Eastern Connecticut Cancer Institute (ECCI) to provide patients and their families with the highest quality diagnosis and cancer treatment close to home. ECCI offers a unique continuum of care driven by:

  • Advanced technology
  • Supportive resources
  • The extraordinary dedication of a highly skilled team of compassionate professionals

The flagship facility of the Eastern Connecticut Cancer Institute is the John A. DeQuattro Cancer Center, located on the campus of Manchester Memorial Hospital. A wide range of superior cancer care services are offered at this beautiful, modern facility.
 

Our Comprehensive Services

The Eastern Connecticut Cancer Institute provides the most advanced diagnostics, cancer treatment and symptom management available today. ECCI offers a full range of cancer services including:

We bring together experts from all disciplines to develop a complete diagnosis, treatment and support plan to fight your particular cancer, and to get you back to living life.
 
Read the ECCI Cancer Resource Guide. 

 

Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening

ECHN is proud to announce it is now offering low-dose CT lung cancer screenings at both Manchester Memorial Hospital and Rockville General Hospital. Both facilities have earned the distinction from the American College of Radiology as accredited facilities to perform this test. To schedule an appointment, please call 860.872.5150.

Who is a good candidate for lung cancer screening? The National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) criteria are:

  • A current or former smoker (former smokers having quit within the past 15 years), and
  • In the age group from 55 to 74 years, and
  • With a smoking history of at least 30 pack-years (1 pack/day for 30 years, 2 packs per day for 15 years, etc.), and
  • No history of lung cancer

If you are interested in these early cancer detection imaging studies, talk to your doctor.
 
Need a doctor? Meet the pulmonary medicine specialists on the ECHN medical staff.
 

Learn More

We invite you to learn more about our cancer services including:

For more information, the Eastern Connecticut Cancer Institute also welcomes your call to the John A. DeQuattro Cancer Center: 860.533.2929.
 

Our Cancer Care Recognition

Manchester Memorial Hospital is proud to be accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. Learn more about this cancer accreditation

ECHN is proud to have a Collaborative Partnership Agreement with the American Cancer Society for the third year in a row. We are also pleased to be a “Best Practice” site for the successful implementation of the American Cancer Society.
 

Meet Our Physicians

Meet the oncologists (cancer care specialists) on the ECHN medical staff.