Praxair Cancer Center
Western Connecticut Health Network Foundation Appoints Anthony M. Rizzo, Jr. as New Board Chair
March 12, 2015 - Danbury, CT
The Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN) Foundation has appointed Bethel resident Anthony M. "Tony" Rizzo, Jr. as the new chair of its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2015.
Western Connecticut Health Network Colorectal Physician Experts Offer Advice to Catch a Killer during National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
March 3, 2015 - Danbury, CT
The possibility of curing patients after symptoms develop is less than 50 percent, but if colorectal cancer is found and treated at an early stage before symptoms develop, the opportunity to cure it is 80 percent or better; and, more importantly, the development of colon cancer can be prevented entirely.
Thomas J. Rutherford, MD, PhD, Named Network Physician Director of Cancer Services at Western Connecticut Health Network
February 5, 2015 - Danbury, CT
As director, Dr. Rutherford will create a new model of cancer delivery in the dynamic "Accountable Care" environment that builds on the strengths and enhances the growth of the existing programs for the Praxair Cancer Center at Danbury Hospital, Diebold Family Cancer Center at New Milford Hospital and the Whittingham Cancer Center at Norwalk Hospital.
Hospitals Operating Normally Some WCHN Medical Offices Have Delayed Opening On Monday
February 1, 2015 - Danbury, CT
With storm predictions for snow and freezing rain beginning tonight (2/1) through Monday (2/2), Danbury Hospital and New Milford Hospital will continue to operate normally.
Danbury Hospital Surgeon Named Harold and Cora Spratt Endowed Chair in Colon and Rectal Surgery
January 29, 2015 - Danbury, CT
"The Harold and Cora Spratt Endowed Chair in Colon and Rectal Surgery enables Danbury Hospital's Department of Surgery to expand its role as a regional resource in minimally invasive surgery," said Harold A. Spratt
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