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Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center Unveils Newly Renovated Oncology Unit
Englewood, Colo.- November 22, 2017- The Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center is ready to welcome patients to an updated oncology unit including newly renovated patient rooms. The ribbon cutting ceremony took place on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 12pm.
The 10,905 square-foot oncology care unit at Swedish took almost 11 months to complete and will offer dedicated high-level cancer care in 13 remodeled patient rooms. The unit is designed to enhance cancer care services while providing a beautiful new décor with modern features. The oncology unit at Swedish cares for more than 3500 patients per year.
“Our team is dedicated to exceptional patient care and our new space will allow us to have all of the tools we need to take care of our people with cancer. We feel very lucky to have such a wonderful space to help our patients through this difficult time in their lives”, said Janina Bilem, director of oncology at Swedish Medical Center.
About The Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center
The Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center offers cutting-edge oncology treatment, providing complete cancer care for the entire individual. The Swedish Cancer Care Center has earned accreditation from the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) and Joint Commission, and is recognized by the American College of Surgeons as a Commission on Cancer-Approved Program for the many cancer types we treat and the number of specialists on staff to best diagnose and treat these cancers. Additionally, the Joint Commission recently awarded Swedish a Gold Seal in pancreatic and lung cancer care.
About Swedish Medical Center
Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado, part of HealthONE, serves as the Rocky Mountain Region’s referral center for neurotrauma and as the region’s first Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, a recognized leader in the most advanced stroke care. Swedish offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty and is an eight-time winner of the NRC Health Consumer Choice Award and a 100 Top Hospital recognized by Truven Health Analytics. An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, Swedish is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 100 years. Annually, Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of 1,600 dedicated employees, 500 volunteers and more than 1,300 physicians. Learn more at SwedishHospital.com