The Academic Cancer Center will be a four-story structure, with two floors below ground and two above, located on East North Avenue and situated between the hospital’s South Tower and Sandusky Street parking garage.
The facility will have 49 chemotherapy infusion bays, conference and exam rooms with telemedicine capabilities to facilitate peer review and clinical collaboration, tumor boards, collaborative research projects and clinical trials development; a positive image salon; social services; nutritional counseling and financial counseling. It will also have one of the nation’s first gamma pod systems, including gamma knife therapy for the non-invasive stereotactic treatment of brain tumors and other complex neurological conditions
The cancer center will have one of the first five, state-of-the-art MRI linear accelerator capabilities in the United States. The Academic Center will be Located adjacent to the AGH Imaging Center.