Press Releases & Announcements

Women's Club of New Milford Donates Pillows for Patients

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - New Milford, CT

The Women’s Club of New Milford is bringing the comforts of home to women undergoing breast surgery at New Milford Hospital. The club’s breast cancer committee sewed a variety of soft, colorful the pillows, donating them to the One-Day Surgery unit for women to use for support and comfort following surgery. Donations to make the pillows came from Club members, as well as from Quilters Corner in New Milford, and Fairfield Processing in Danbury.

Approved by the American College of Surgeons, New Milford Hospital offers a comprehensive Breast Care program with leading cancer specialists who promote early diagnosis and provide advanced treatment, education and support. In addition to a certified breast health navigator who offers guidance to women on the many aspects of breast health, the team includes medical oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, oncology nurses, radiologists and pathologists, along with an array of support staff who provide an unmatched combination of compassion and personal care.  Services include a breast imaging center, HDRT, MammoSite (partial breast radiation), a lymphedema management program, clinical trials, social services and clinical nutrition services.