Our team at the Bennett Cancer Center promises to provide you with a superior level of clinical care, first-hand access to world-class physicians, surgeons and nurses, and the latest in cancer treatment options and supportive services in collaboration with the Dana Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care Collaborative. You’re in good hands with one of the best cancer centers in Connecticut because we don’t just look at your cancer—we focus on you as a person.
What types of cancer does Stamford Health treat?
Cancer Treatment Options
While we treat your cancer, our primary focus is on you and your family. Our goal is to support everyone, every step of the way. Our entire staff of caregivers and dedicated volunteers shares this commitment, as is shown in the programs we offer and the individualized support you’ve come to expect from an interdisciplinary team of cancer care experts.
What cancer treatments does Stamford Health offer?
- Chemotherapy: A type of cancer treatment that includes medication or a combination of medications to stop the growth of cancer cells.
- Radiation Therapy: The use of radiation with the goal of shrinking and killing cancer cells. Radiation for cancer treatment can include x-rays, gamma rays and other charged particles.
- Immunotherapy: Using the immune system to fight cancer, either by stimulating the immune system or with treatment such as proteins.
- Clinical Trials: Research studies that test new cancer drugs, treatments, diagnostic procedures and therapies.
Learn more about our medical oncology and clinical trials offerings.
Your first visit to Bennett Cancer Center
Your first visit will be a consultation with your doctor. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time and bring these forms with you or, if you did not receive them by mail, you may complete them when you arrive. Also, please bring the following:
- Driver’s license or other official photo identification
- Insurance card(s)
- Prescription coverage card
- A list of current medications or the actual medications if you prefer
- Medical records that might be relevant. If you don’t have them, please tell us before your appointment so we can request them from your doctor.