Connecticut Oncology Association


Membership Categories

Physician members must be MDs or DOs and licensed to practice medicine in Connecticut or adjoining states. They should also have a demonstrated interest and involvement in the care of patients with hematologic and oncologic disorders.

Non-physician members can be allied health professionals, including registered nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, cancer registrars and social workers or other health care professionals. They must be approved by the CtOA Membership Committee and the Board and have a demonstrated interest and involvement in the care of patients with hematologic and oncologic disorders.

Institutional/Organizational members are institutions or organizations that are active in the care of patients with hematologic and oncologic disorders.

Resident/Fellow members are physicians who are actively enrolled in a full-time residency program in hematology or oncology in Pennsylvania or who are in a fellowship program deemed appropriate by the PSOH Membership Committee.

Corporate Partners are pharmaceutical companies and other companies that provide products or services to be used in the care of cancer patients. See qualifications.

Member Benefits


CtOA holds its 3 - 6 meetings throughout the year at the Sheraton Hartford South in Rocky Hill.  Meetings begin at 6 pm, and are generally finished by 8 - 8:30 pm.
 The meetings cover a wide range of topics.  Detailed information can be found on the events page.


At the national level, CtOA is a state affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and has a seat on its Clinical Practice Committee.

Legislative Advocacy

CtOA monitors state legislation and regulations that impact cancer care. The Society has commented on a number of bills before the Legislature and provided testimony at a hearing for off-label prescribing.

Member Communications

E-mail and broadcast fax allow us to provide members with timely information on issues affecting cancer care and on upcoming events.

This website provides up-to-date information on the Society’s upcoming events, Medicare changes, and legislative and regulatory issues. It also has a member directory and a job bank for career opportunity listings.

How To Join

There are three ways to join:
  1. You can complete an online individual application or corporate partner information
  2. You can print a paper copy (Individual App PDF, or Corporate Partner Information ) and then mail with your request to the administrative office at the address below, or
  3. You can contact the CtOA staff for an application or corporate partner invoice  (860) 305-4510..

Mailing Address:

Connecticut Oncology Association

33 Woodmar Circle

South Windsor, CT  06074

Tel: (860) 305-4510

Connecticut Oncology Association (CtOA)

c/o Dawn Holcombe

33 Woodmar Circle
South Windsor, CT  06074
(860) 305-4510

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