MANCHESTER, CONNECTICUT - Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN) officially celebrated the opening of the new John A. DeQuattro Cancer Center, home of the Eastern Connecticut Cancer Institute, in June with an official ribbon-cutting and open house event. Approximately 300 people attended and toured the facility. Everyone was in awe of the Center's ambiance, state-of-the-art technology, and available services.
For years ECHN has been one of the region's leading resources for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The new building enabled ECHN to expand its cancer care services, offering enhanced clinical excellence and compassionate care to ensure that no one has to make the journey through cancer alone. The Eastern Connecticut Cancer Institute is a unique continuum of care that offers advanced technology, supportive resources, and a dedicated team of board-certified oncologists, infusion therapists, pathologists, radiologists and nurses.
(L-R) The official ribbon-cutting: Matthew B. Peak, Manchester Board of Directors; Rudy C. Kissmann, Manchester Board of Directors; Cheri A. Pelletier, Manchester Board of Directors; Chip Beckett, Glastonbury Town Council; Gary LeBeau, State Senator, 3rd District; Joan Lewis, State Representative, 8th Assembly District; Ryan Barry, State Representative, 12th Assembly District; Jay Moran, Manchester Board of Directors; Kristoffer Popovitch, Administrative Director, ECHN Cancer Services; Jeffrey Heidtman, Chairman, ECHN Board of Directors; Kathleen Sims, Vice President of Operations for ECHN; Peter Karl, President & CEO of ECHN; and Dennis McConville, Senior Vice President, Planning, Marketing & Communications for ECHN.
For more information on the Eastern Connecticut Cancer Institute at the John A. DeQuattro Cancer Center, please call 860.533.2929.