Dartmouth-Hitchock Medical Center/Norris Cotton Cancer Center St. Johnsbury

About Norris Cotton Cancer Center St. Johnsbury

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center in St. Johnsbury, VT, is a dedicated cancer care and survivorship facility. It provides patients in New Hampshire's North Country and Vermont's Northeast Kingdom with advanced technology and state-of-the-art treatment within a friendly, patient-centered environment close to home.    Services include radiation therapy, chemotherapy, specialized cancer care, and support groups and education. 

Specific treatments are developed for patients in coordination with local health care facilities or Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon (one of 70 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States), and in conjunction with the referring physician, patient, and family. Discoveries in the laboratories and clinical facilities at Norris Cotton Cancer Center in Lebanon are available to patients in St. Johnsbury through clinical trials of new treatments, diagnostic techniques, and other research areas.

Regional hospital partners include:

  • Androscoggin Valley Hospital, Berlin, NH
  • Cottage Hospital, Woodsville, NH
  • Littleton Regional Hospital, Littleton, NH
  • North Country Hospital, Newport, VT
  • Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital, St. Johnsbury, VT
  • Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, Colebrook, NH
  • Weeks Medical Center, Lancaster, NH

About St. Johnsbury, VT

With a population of more than 7,500, St. Johnsbury is the largest city in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont and serves as a commercial center for the region.    Made up of walkable, historic neighborhoods, the community offers a safe place to raise a family, a vibrant arts and culture scene, outdoor activities for all seasons, and excellent educational opportunities at St. Johnsbury Academy, the Community College of Vermont and nearby Lyndon State College.  St. Johnsbury is the home of the Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium, which opened in 1891 and is well known in Vermont for producing the "Eye on the Sky" weather forecast broadcast daily on Vermont Public Radio.  Just one hour to the Canadian border and three hours to Montreal, Boston, Portland, and Montreal, St. Johnsbury offers the best of a close-knit community, rural lifestyle, and easy access to larger cities via I-89 and I-93, which intersect the city.