12 recent cancer center proposals, groundbreakings, openings and closings

Here are 12 cancer centers and clinic proposals, groundbreakings, openings and closings since Oct. 26:

  1. Greenwich (Conn.) Hospital's cancer center proposal was denied for a second time due to what city officials deemed a potential negative impact on the surrounding neighborhood.

  2. Paducah, Ky.-based Mercy Health-Lourdes Hospital will break ground on its $12.5 million cancer center Dec. 13.

  3. Augusta-based MaineGeneral is proposing a $36 million expansion to its Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care to address an increasing number of cancer cases.

  4. Auburn (N.Y.) Community Hospital began construction on its $15 million cancer center Nov. 7.

  5. Jackson-based Children's of Mississippi broke ground on its $5 million renovations to the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

  6. Orlando (Fla.) Health Cancer Institute launched its Pancreatic Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic on Nov. 2.

  7. Detroit-based Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute completed its $48 million expansion at its Lawrence and Idell Weisberg Cancer Center in Farmington Hills, Mich.

  8. Elkton, Md.-based ChristianaCare's Radiation Oncology Center at Union Hospital will close by the end of the year.

  9. Miami-based Mount Sinai Medical Center's Irma and Norman Braman Cancer Center is on schedule to open in September 2025.

  10. Philadelphia-based Jefferson Health's Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center launched its Geriatric Oncology Center of Excellence.

  11. Augusta-based Georgia Cancer Center hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its expanded radiation therapy building.

  12. Searcy, Ark.-based Unity Health Oncology doubled the number of therapy chairs at its Pyeatt Family Cancer Center.

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