The new Beloit Cancer Center is now treating cancer patients in a whole new way. Their comprehensive cancer services are now under one roof and the cancer team is ready to provide quality care to patients.
“Our residents deserve the best in cancer care, and we are proud to offer this to our community, our patients, our employees and our medical staff." said President and CEO Tim McKevett.
The $11.6 million Cancer Center is constructed on a five-acre parcel of land with a convenient location near major highways. The Cancer Center is designed to serve cancer patients in the broad region of Rock and Walworth counties, as well as those in northern Illinois.
"The new Elekta Linear Accelerator offers advanced cancer treatment and is used by some of the premiere cancer facilities in the country," McKevett adds. "With the new technology, even the smallest cancer can be pinpointed." The new Medical Oncology area offers 15 semi-private or private infusion areas with large windows overlooking scenic ponds and fountains.
"We are pleased that many patients can now stay closer to home while receiving the highest possible level of cancer care in Beloit," said Dr. Jeffrey Grossman, president and CEO of the UW Medical Foundation. Donna Katen-Bahensky, the president and CEO of UW Hospital and Clinics, adds "offering unsurpassed cancer care in a patient’s own community is what UW Health strives to do and is an important part of patient- and family- centered care."
Beloit Health System and UW Health strive to provide patient-and family-centered care. The new Center offers a home-like environment with integrative services such as counseling, dietitians, palliative care, and other important programs for cancer patients.