Patient Education - ECHO Associates

A Beacon of Light on Your Cancer Care Journey

EASTERN CONNECTICUT HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY ASSOCIATES

Patient Education

When you face a cancer diagnosis, our goal is to make sure we educate you about every step of your cancer journey – from diagnosis through recovery. We want to make sure you understand what to expect, how treatment works, risk factors to watch for, and when to contact us.

Understanding Cancer: How to Get Started When You Face a Diagnosis

Chemotherapy: Risk Factors Due to Low White Cell, Red Cell, and Platelet Counts

Other Side Effects of Chemotherapy: Nausea, Hair Loss, Mouth Sores

Meet Our Social Worker: A Valuable Member of Your Care Team

ECHO’s Unique Palliative Care Program: A Team Approach to Helping You Navigate Cancer

Learn about immunotherapy and some of the key side effects of treatment.

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We are Here for You!

Our nurse navigator, Tami Chapman, RN, will meet with you throughout your treatment and can be reached at: (860) 886-8362. Your doctors and nurses are also available to answer questions.

Our Triage line can be reached at: (860) 886-8362 x301. The triage line is helpful for general questions about medications, treatment, or to discuss with a nurse a symptom/side effect. It is not for emergencies.