Radiation Therapy Center at the Backus Hospital


The William W. Backus Hospital
326 Washington Street
Norwich, CT 06360

Tel: 860-892-2777

The Radiation Therapy Center at the Backus Hospital in Norwich includes over 10,000 net square feet of space devoted primarily to the treatment facility, a treatment planning and physics area, and an outpatient clinic. The center is an integral component of the Yale radiation oncology program with full time support from University attending staff. Equipment includes an Elekta Synergy linear accelerator with multiple photon and electron energies, IGRT/IMRT/MLC, a 2100C/D Varian linear accelerator with MLC, Impac record and verify system, a Varian simulator, a Theraplan Plus treatment planning unit, a Scandotronix automatic isodose plotter, and related physics equipment. Over 400 new patients are evaluated and managed annually.