Franciscan Health unveils plans for new cancer center

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Mishawaka, Ind.-based Franciscan Health plans to build a 68,000-square-foot cancer center in Lafayette.

The Fraciscan Health Lafayette Cancer Centerwill cost $43.2 million and the health system plans to start construction on the three-story facility in spring 2022, according to a Sept. 14 news release.

"This new facility will be the only multidisciplinary cancer care center within our community that has everything a patient needs in one location," said Terry Wilson, president and CEO of Franciscan Health Western Indiana. "Cancer patients will have access to expert oncology professionals and the latest state-of-the-art technology within a convenient, healing environment." 

The new center will offer a range of care services, including oncology infusion therapy, radiation oncology, palliative care and support services, as well as specialty clinics for certain cancers including lung, prostate and colorectal. 

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