The Cancer Program at Hartford Hospital offers patients, families and visitors helpful resources addressing the many challenges and questions that arise with a new cancer diagnosis. A quiet room of resources can be accessed in the Oncology Patient and Family Resource Library, located in the Conklin Building, 2nd floor, Room 202. It is open 24 hours per day, seven days a week.

The resources cover the following topics:

  • diagnosis and treatment
  • coping with illness
  • chronic and advanced disease
  • caregiver support
  • supporting children
  • financial resources
  • clinical trials
  • community supports and resources
  • palliative care
  • end-of-life care
  • grief and bereavement
A computer with internet access and printing capability is available for use by patients and families.