Fall 2008
New Cancer Website
New Cancer Website
As a service to our cancer patients and the community, The Norma F. Pfriem Cancer Institute at Bridgeport Hospital has launched a new cancer website with important information about cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.


  • Find physicians according to cancer specialty.
  • Look up information quickly in Bridgeport Hospital’s Cancer Centers of Excellence—breast, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, gynecologic and thoracic.
  • Read personal stories about cancer patients in our area.
  • Learn about the latest cancer treatments and screenings offered at Bridgeport Hospital.
  • Find local support groups and cancer-specific events.
  • Get information about cancer clinical trials offered through Bridgeport Hospital and our affiliated physicians.
  • Learn about Patient Navigators and other special Bridgeport Hospital services.
For a Bridgeport Hospital-affiliated cancer specialist, please visit www.bridgeporthospital.com or call us toll free, 24/7, at 1-888-357-2396.

The Norma F. Pfriem Cancer Institute is approved with commendation by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer (COC) as a Teaching Hospital Cancer Program and is a member of the Yale-New Haven Cancer Network.
Make 2009 Your Year to Quit Smoking!
Quit Smart combines powerful treatments to help you break free from cigarettes. You can quit smoking for good!

Winter Session: Tuesdays, Jan. 6, 20, 27 and Feb. 3,
6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.,
Bridgeport Hospital

$75 for four classes and the Quit Smart stop-smoking kit.

To sign up, or for more information, call us toll free, 24/7, at 1-888-357-2396.