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The Types of Cancer We Treat

We offer comprehensive cancer care in three locations: the Diebold Family Cancer Center at New Milford Hospital, the Praxair Cancer at Danbury Hospital, 
and the C. Anthony and Jean Whittingham Cancer Center at Norwalk Hospital.

Types of Cancer We Treat

Multidisciplinary Care

WCHN offers multidisciplinary cancer care. Cancer experts from a variety of disciplines share their knowledge and expertise to determine the optimal treatment for each patient – always with the goal of achieving the best possible outcome.

Led by national known gynecologic oncologist, Dr. Thomas J. Rutherford, our core team includes the following specialists:

  • Gastroenterology
  • Medical oncology/hematology
  • Palliative care
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiation oncology

Cancer Research and Clinical Trials

Western Connecticut Health Network is committed to ongoing clinical research in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

Our WCHN research program is part of a premier regional cancer network that includes Danbury, New Milford and Norwalk Hospitals. Clinical trials at WCHN come from a wide variety of sources.

Our list of clinical trials is continually evolving. See a complete list of available trials here.

Support During and After Cancer Treatment

A cancer diagnosis affects the entire family. We offer guidance, support and answers to questions, along with help navigating through the many complexities of cancer treatment.

At Western Connecticut Health Network, you will never be treated like a number, but rather as a person – as you deserve to be.  A special team of oncology nurses and navigators and other members of our oncology team is here to ensure that your needs get met. We provide support and guidance through treatment and beyond, into your life as a cancer survivor.