McKee Cancer Center begins construction on cancer center expansion
LOVELAND, Colo. (March 6, 2012) – McKee Medical Center has begun construction on a 5,900-square foot expansion valued at more than $9 million.
The expansion will result in new services and technology for the cancer center, which is on the north end of the McKee Medical Center campus at 2000 Boise Ave.
The project includes the addition of space for a new “super” linear accelerator designed to advance the radiation treatment of brain, lung, breast, prostate, head and neck, and other types of cancer. The construction space is located to the south and west sides of the existing cancer center on land currently part of the hospital courtyard. A portion of the new area is designed for physician offices, conference areas, and support services
Construction completion is estimated for late summer with patient treatments beginning on the new True Beam Stx linear accelerator in January 2013.
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McKee Medical Center is a fully accredited, private not-for-profit facility with 132 beds. It serves as a community medical center with services including emergency, oncology, heart, orthopedics, inpatient and outpatient surgery, obstetrics, pediatrics, rehabilitation, intensive care, lab and medical imaging.
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