Waco: New Cancer Center Gets $25,000 Grant

By: Brittany Semadeni Email
By: Brittany Semadeni Email

WACO (November 16, 2012)--A $25,000 grant from the Waco Foundation’s Masterson Fund will benefit a new Scott & White Cancer Center in Waco.

The grant will be used to expand cancer diagnostic and treatment technologies at the center at the Scott & White Cancer Center – Hillcrest.

Construction on the building began earlier this month and should be complete in about a year.

The $19.5 million center will offer patients outpatient cancer treatments including radiation therapy, medical oncology and infusion chemotherapy.

The 34,000-square-foot facility will have treatment areas, a CT simulator, 20 therapy rooms with a scenic garden view, patient consultation rooms and space for cancer care education and support programs.

The new facility will be located on the Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center campus near the frontage road at the corner of south I-35 and State Highway 6.

$4,127,958 has been raised from 880 donors for the new center.

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