51 cancer centers opening, expanding in 2024

Here are hospitals and health systems opening and expanding cancer centers in 2024:

Note: This is a list that is updated periodically. To have a cancer center added to this list, please email Mariah Taylor at m.taylor@beckershealthcare.com.

  1. Wake Forest, N.C.-based Novant Health has applied to build a 26-bed cancer center in Buncombe County, N.C.

  2. University of Chicago Medicine opened its 132,000-square-foot multispecialty care center in Crown Point (Ill.), which includes cancer services from UChicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center.

  3. Rush MD Anderson Cancer Center is coming to Chicago. The new partnership marks University of Texas MD Anderson's seventh hospital partnership across the U.S. and is expected to expand access to clinical trials and advanced care to patients in Chicago and surrounding communities.

  4. Lexington-based University of Kentucky broke ground on the new UK Cancer and Advanced Ambulatory Building, located across from UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital.

  5. Oklahoma City-based OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center is expanding to the northeastern part of the state with a location on the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa.

  6. MercyOne's specialty clinic in Des Moines is ending gynecologic oncology surgical services June 1.

  7. Edgewood, Ky.-based St. Elizabeth Healthcare opened its St. Elizabeth Cancer Center-Dearborn (Ind.) on April 29.

  8. Cancer Center at Valley Medical Center in Renton (Wash.) is under construction with an expected completion date of early 2025.

  9. Longmont (Colo.) United Hospital, a division of CommonSpirit Health, opened an expansion of its cancer center at the hospital that will provide medical oncology services and chemotherapy treatment.

  10. St. Mary's Health System will close its oncology practice, St. Mary's Center For Cancer and Blood Disorders in Lewiston, Maine, on July 1.

  11. Bryan Health opened its 140,000-square-foot April Sampson Cancer Center in Lincoln (Neb.).

  12. Cleveland Clinic Cancer Institute is partnering with Egg Harbor Township, N.J.-based AtlantiCare Cancer Institute to expand access to advanced research, clinical trials and cancer treatment for AtlantiCare patients.

  13. City of Hope Cancer Center Phoenix broke ground on its surgical center expansion.

  14. Philadelphia-based Fox Chase Cancer Center welcomed patients to its expanded Buckingham site in Furlong, Pa.

  15. Anchorage-based Alaska Women's Cancer Care expands cancer services to Juneau's Bartlett Regional Hospital by sending physicians twice a month to treat gynecologic cancer patients.

  16. Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, a 7,000 sq ft facility with 24 exam rooms for chemo and treatment, opened in New York City.
  17. Philadelphia-based Fox Chase Cancer Center has expanded to New Jersey with its first oncology office.

  18. Norman (Okla.) Regional Healthplex is getting a cancer center thanks to a partnership with OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center starting in 2025.

  19. Little Rock-based University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute received an $11.48 million federal grant to create the Center for Molecular Interactions in Cancer.

  20. Franciscan Health opened its Franciscan Health Cancer Center Lafayette (Ind.).

  21. American Oncology Network opened its Woodlands (Texas) Cancer Institute and welcomed physicians to the network.  

  22. City of Hope launched its Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cell Therapy Program at City of Hope Cancer Center Atlanta.

  23. HCA Florida University Hospital in Davie opened its new interventional radiology suite.

  24. The Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center in Indianapolis has received a $20 million gift to put toward the development of a new research center for lung cancer.

  25. The Lynchburg (Va.) Hematology Oncology Clinic will end its operation at Centra's Pearson Cancer Center on March 29.

  26. Hampton (Va.) University's proton therapy center was renamed the Hampton University Proton Cancer Institute.

  27. Thousand Oaks, Calif.-based Los Robles Health System is proposing a cancer center to be operated by Los Robles and HCA Healthcare.

  28. Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital opened the TGH Cancer Institute Phase I Cancer Research Unit at the academic health system's main campus.

  29. The partnership between University of Chicago Medicine, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University and Rush University System for Health, all based in Chicago, to launch the Chicago Breast Cancer Research Consortium will make clinical trials more accessible to area breast cancer patients and offer money for patient expenses like travel and childcare, thanks to a $1.8 million donation from the Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Foundation.

  30. Columbus-based Ohio State University launched the OSUCCC-James' Colorectal Cancer Center to consolidate care.

  31. UPMC opened its new UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Mechanicsburg, Pa.

  32. Louisville, Ky.-based UofL Health is seeking $25 million from the Kentucky Legislature to build a Center for Rural Cancer Education and Research.

  33. ProMedica partnered with Hillsdale (Mich.) Hospital to provide expanded cancer treatment and support services.

  34. Chicago-based Northwestern Medicine filed applications with the state Feb. 15, seeking approval for a proposed $75 million expansion of its cancer center in Warrenville, Ill. 

  35. Staples, Minn.-based Lakewood Health System plans to break ground on its new cancer center in spring 2025.

  36. Ann Arbor-based University of Michigan Health's cancer center will begin $10 million renovations to fix infrastructure and the main entrance space.

  37. NewYork-Presbyterian plans to build a nearly 400,000-square-foot cancer center at its Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York City's Washington Heights neighborhood.

  38. Peoria, Ill.-based OSF HealthCare Cancer Institute will open to its first patients soon.

  39. Cancer and Blood Specialists of Georgia is opening a new clinic in Cumming, Ga.

  40. Columbia, Md.-based Saint Agnes Medical Center opened a new cancer new outpatient facility.

  41. Nags Head, N.C.-based Carol S. and Edward D. Cowell, Jr. Cancer Center, an Outer Banks Health facility, opened.

  42. The University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System and Mobile, Ala.-based Infirmary Health formed a joint venture to provide comprehensive cancer services to patients in Southern Alabama, Southeast Mississippi and the Florida panhandle.

  43. Staples, Minn.-based Lakewood Health System plans to break ground on Lakewood Cancer Center this spring with a completion date in summer 2025.

  44. Baton Rouge, La.-based Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, through a partnership with MD Clinics, will convert all MD Clinics to Mary Bird Perkins locations.

  45. Albany-based New York Oncology Hematology proposed to build a 120,000-square-foot cancer treatment facility in a shopping mall.

  46. Lawrence, Kan.-based LMH Health will begin expanding and renovating its cancer center in February.

  47. Albany-based New York Oncology Hematology opened its Troy Cancer Center.

  48. MyMichigan Health in Midland opened its James T. and Elsa U. Pardee Cancer Wellness Center.

  49. Karmanos Cancer Institute-Roseville (Mich.) expanded to offer chemotherapy infusion services.

  50. Grand Junction, Colo.-based Community Hospital opened its James Pulsipher Regional Cancer Center.

  51. Beckley, W.Va.-based Carl Larson Cancer Center has officially joined Vandalia Health to provide more procedure capacity and expand available services to the community.

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