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.