Backus to dedicate new boutique care center

Norwich - A dedication ceremony for the Boutique at Backus took place on Wednesday in the Medical Office Building at The William W. Backus Hospital.

Expected to open in June, the boutique will offer personal care and support items for patients undergoing various treatments for different types of cancer, with a special focus on the needs of breast cancer patients. It will offer goods and services meant to assist in healing the mind, body and soul, as well as products designed to enhance comfort and appearance while undergoing treatment, the hospital said in an announcement.

Visitors to the boutique will be able to find information on the Backus Breast Health Patient Navigator Program. It also will house a cancer care resource library, dietitian program, lymphedema early detection program and compression products, skin lotions and toiletries for radiation patients, inspirational items and gifts, and many other offerings.

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