Cancer Healing Reimagined

Cancer Care. Reimagined.

Stamford Health is now a proud member of the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Care Collaborative. Watch playlist below to learn more about our cancer services.

The Bennett Cancer Center is a recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons and also received the organization’s national accreditation for the breast program (NAPBC). The Bennett Cancer Center is also recognized as a Center of Dana Farber Brigham and Women's Cancer Care CollaborativeExcellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance and has received a Women’s Choice Award for cancer care.

From advanced clinical research trials to minimally invasive surgery and the latest in treatment options and personalized medicine, the care you need is close to home. We offer:

  • Access to educational opportunities and the ability to consult with medical specialists at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center in Boston regarding complex cases, through our collaborative membership
  • A multidisciplinary team to review cases and develop a personalized plan of care to ensure the best possible outcome
  • Nurse navigators to connect patients with resources and identify barriers to care
  • Genetic counseling to help identify patients who may be at high risk for developing cancer
  • A range of clinical trials, giving our patients access to a multitude of leading-edge chemotherapy, biotherapy and immunotherapy treatments
  • An integrative medicine program to enhance the body’s healing capabilities
  • CyberKnife® radiosurgery, a noninvasive approach to treatment that targets certain tumors with pinpoint accuracy, without harming surrounding tissue
  • da Vinci® robotic surgery for certain types of cancers
  • A survivorship program to assist patients in returning to wellness

Advanced Care

Colorectal Cancer

  • FUSE® Full Spectrum Endoscopy, providing a 330-degree view of the GI tract, visually showing twice the surface area of a standard colonoscopy, which can in turn enable the detection of a higher number of precancerous lesions
  • Robust clinical trials
  • Progressive treatment options for advanced stage colorectal cancer
  • Access to our multidisciplinary treatment team

Lung & Thoracic Cancer

  • A low-dose CT scan, proven to be effective at detecting early-stage lung cancer—identifying tumors when they are most treatable
  • Advanced surgical as well as noninvasive treatment options
  • Access to our multidisciplinary treatment team
  • Screening program to identify patients at high risk for developing lung cancer

Breast Cancer

    • A full program designed to meet the needs of women considered to be high-risk for breast cancer, including genetic testing and specialized surveillance
    • Weekly tumor board meetings with a team of multidisciplinary physicians to review every newly diagnosed patient and develop the best treatment plan
    • An emphasis on breast conservation when surgery is required

Our Team

Our team includes board-certified medical oncologists who offer therapies for many different types of cancer along with radiation oncologists who specialize in traditional radiation therapy and stereotactic radiosurgery. Oncologists collaborate with surgeons and other specialists whenever there is a complex diagnosis or need. A full-time genetic counselor, radiation therapists, oncology nurses and nurse navigators are dedicated to providing an exceptional, individual level of care and complete the team.

Personalized Patient Experience

The Bennett Cancer Center combines physician expertise and the most advanced treatment options with personalized medicine that looks not only at the disease, but also at the patient and his or her unique physical, emotional and spiritual needs. As a Planetree-designated facility, we believe that to heal is to make whole, and we are committed to a patient- and family-centered approach to care that welcomes you and your loved ones as members of your care team.

We designed our state-of-the-art medical campus as the springboard for this new definition of healing, where taking care of people means providing the absolute finest in care across the entire continuum, from prevention and wellness to diagnosis, treatment and ongoing support. We are committed to being a caring, compassionate partner, not only in sickness but also in health. It is a promise built on the unity of mind and body. It is Healing. Reimagined.