Breaks Grounding of $80 Million Cancer Center Construction Paves the Way for Revival of Clinical Trials
Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center resumes clinical cancer treatment trials, as the hospital commences construction on a new center.
Construction is underway for a new cancer center covering 80,000 square feet, set to replace an existing facility on Zia Road.
The cancer center's primary objective is to enhance experimental trials for individuals living with cancer in the Northern New Mexico region.
Promisingly, Phase 1 clinical trials have been initiated by researchers. These trials have advanced to later stages involving larger patient cohorts, demonstrating positive outcomes in terms of safety and effectiveness.
Envisaged as an all-encompassing hub, the center will provide a comprehensive array of services, conveniently housed under one roof. These services include integrative medicine, palliative care, cutting-edge research facilities, geriatric oncology, a specialized breast cancer program, molecular medicine, and progressive immunotherapy treatments.
Significantly, Christus' own researchers will have the opportunity to access funding resources, furthering the institution's commitment to pioneering cancer research.
Patient-centricity lies at the core of the new building's design. It is conceived as an inclusive space, offering amenities such as libraries and dedicated areas for wellness activities and support group meetings.
The overarching goal is to establish a patient-focused approach that seamlessly integrates comprehensive care, advanced research, and innovative solutions.
The project is anticipated to be completed by the fall of 2024.
Name: Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center