About the Cancer Center

Elizabeth M. Pfriem SWIM Center for Cancer Care

St. Vincent’s Elizabeth M. Pfriem SWIM Center for Cancer Care brings you and your loved ones the latest treatment options and highest level of clinical expertise combined with personalized, compassionate care—right here, close to home.

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We are accredited by the Commission on Cancer, with commendation by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report ranks St. Vincent’s the leading hospital in the Bridgeport and Western Connecticut regions. We are also members of the Association of Community Cancer Centers.


Dr. Chris Iannuzzi, Chairman, Department of Oncology directs our leadership team. Dr. Iannuzzi also serves as St. Vincent's Medical Director, Physician Services. For you, this means our entire team’s diagnostic and treatment expertise across many medical and oncologic specialties is committed to helping you achieve the best possible outcome for your specific cancer.

You’re Our Priority

At St. Vincent’s our physicians are specialists in their fields. From diagnosis through treatment to survivorship, our staff is with you every step of the way, providing highly personalized care. We make sure we’re doing all we can to give you the best possible outcome.

Our Mission

The mission of St. Vincent’s Center for Cancer Care is to be the preferential provider of compassionate high-quality, comprehensive cancer care offered in a healing environment for patients and their families. Our health ministry is spiritually centered and committed to quality, cost-effective healthcare that improves the health of the community. We strive to be the #1 cancer center in the region, based on the excellence of our physicians and staff, our highest-quality clinical care, and our compassionate caring for every patient. We are dedicated to delivering safe, comprehensive cancer care in a healing environment for patients and their families.

St. Vincent’s Personalized Care

A true place of healing, St. Vincent’s Center for Cancer Care offers a full spectrum of coordinated services, conveniently located under one roof. Our diagnosis, treatment, support and integrative survivorship programs are all in one area, allowing our team of specialists to easily collaborate and to more thoroughly focus on your total care and best outcome. We understand your cancer journey is very personal. With this in mind, our physicians, nurses and staff guide you through your cancer treatments in a highly personalized way, supporting you both physically and emotionally. We care for your family, too, offering emotional support and giving them a voice in your treatment options.

Survivorship Oncology Program

At St. Vincent’s, we recognize the strong connection between your mind, body and spirit and how this greatly affects your health and healing. Our Survivorship Oncology Program offers many complementary approaches to traditional cancer treatment to help your body relax, regroup and heal. To learn more about our wide array of programs, please click here.

Contact Us

At St. Vincent’s, we’re here to help. Please call 1.877.231.SWIM (7946) to make an appointment.

Elizabeth M. Pfriem SWIM Center for Cancer Care