This $125 million, 7 story – 260,000 square-foot cancer center and research facility expansion recently opened in Charlotte, NC and will provide developments in several areas of cancer care, including elevated research space of 31,000 square-feet around innovative treatments, survivorship support programs, palliative care, and patient rehabilitation. Additional areas for support include expanded hematologic, thoracic, and gastrointestinal oncology capabilities, along with a larger pharmacy and infusion area.
The project also included a $20 million renovation of 32 patient rooms at Carolinas Medical Center for the bone marrow transplant program and for patients with other serious blood-borne cancers. The rooms include 16 that are already used for transplant patients and 16 that will be converted from another use. The rooms require special features to protect patients who become critically ill during the transplant process.
The new building provides more space for oncology practices, outpatient infusion therapies and specialty pharmacy services with over 60 infusion bays and 131 exams. In addition, the renovated patient rooms at CMC expanded the capability of the existing adult bone marrow transplant unit.