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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Marks Completion of Grandview Cancer Center

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Grandview Medical Center celebrated the grand opening of its Cancer Center on Thursday, May 31, 2018, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Brasfield & Gorrie representatives, United States Congressman Gary Palmer, members of the medical staff, employees, and members of the hospital’s board of trustees. The new center is designed to help patients more easily access a breadth of cancer care treatment and resources in one convenient location.

Construction on Grandview Cancer Center, located on the Grandview Health campus, began in May 2017. The free-standing, two-story building consists of 26,000 square feet and includes a linear accelerator, pharmacy, chemotherapy infusion bays, and large-bore PET/CT Scanner for diagnostic studies and simulations. Radiation oncology is located on the first floor of the building and hematology/oncology services on the second floor.

Aesthetically, Grandview Cancer Center features Grandview’s signature glass and curved façade. Earl Swensson Associates served as architect.

Construction highlights:

  • The project team logged approximately 43,000 man-hours of self-perform work
  • 3,600 cubic yards of concrete were poured
  • Erected 160 tons of steel
  • Hauled 60,000 yards of rock and dirt on site

The linear accelerator vault consists of:

  • 4-foot-thick concrete walls
  • 7 ft. concrete roof
  • 200 linear-foot foundation wall with 3,000 tons of stone backfill
  • 50 linear feet of retaining walls

Learn more in a press release from Grandview Medical Center.

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