Medical City Plano to open $107M cancer hospital Oct. 28

Medical City Plano has announced it will open a new cancer hospital Oct. 28, 2019.

Medical City Plano has announced it will open a new cancer hospital Oct. 28, 2019.

Next week, Medical City Plano will open a $107 million cancer hospital that will offer additional space and expanded treatment options for North Texans with cancer.

The Sarah Cannon Cancer Hospital will open to patients Oct. 28 at Medical City Plano, the hospital announced in an Oct. 22 release.

“As a leading provider of cancer care in Collin County, Medical City Plano is proud to open the area’s first dedicated cancer hospital,” Medical City Plano CEO Carlton Ulmer said in the release. “Medical City Plano | Sarah Cannon Cancer Hospital will ensure that patients facing cancer do not have to travel far from home to receive world-class care.”

The facility includes 90 patient beds, additional operating rooms and recovery areas, according to the release. The 138,000-square-foot cancer facility will also include an intensive care unit for burns and trauma.

The new hospital investment is part of a four-year, $1.8 billion capital initiative to expand and improve Medical City Healthcare facilities, the company said. The initiative focuses on expanding facilities and services for trauma and cancer patients, among other investments.
By Daniel Houston
Daniel Houston covers Plano city government, transportation, business and education for Community Impact Newspaper. A Fort Worth native and Baylor University graduate, Daniel reported previously for The Associated Press in Oklahoma City and The Dallas Morning News.


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