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Skanska Partners with St. Elizabeth Healthcare to Open Cancer Center in Dearborn County

LAWRENCEBURG, IN — Skanska announces the opening of the St. Elizabeth Cancer Center-Dearborn, a major achievement in bringing advanced cancer care to Southeastern Indiana. Skanska's Southwest Ohio office served as the construction manager and partnered with Maxwell Construction, which is based in Greendale.

This facility provides cancer care and easier access to treatment for patients in the area.

"The St. Elizabeth Cancer Center - Dearborn signifies a significant milestone in Skanska's commitment to providing superior health care services to our local communities," said Chris Hopper, Executive Vice President and General Manager for Skanska USA Building. "We take immense pride in our collaboration with St. Elizabeth, working together to facilitate all-encompassing care for those it serves.”

Spanning three stories and 66,000 square feet, the new facility is designed to offer comprehensive cancer care all in one location. The center is equipped with cutting-edge technologies, including onsite radiation oncology capabilities for various cancer types such as breast, lung, prostate, and colon cancers, the center integrates precise treatment modalities with infusion services, enhancing patient outcomes and experiences.

The center also will integrate highly precise radiation oncology services with current treatment plans. It includes 12 exam rooms, 24 bays that provide infusion services, CT scan, and PET CT scan.

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"The Dearborn Cancer Center underscores our unwavering commitment to redefining the landscape of cancer care," said Douglas Flora, MD, Executive Medical Director of Oncology Services at St. Elizabeth Healthcare. "We envision a future where early cancer detection and effective treatment are the norm, facilitated by our multidisciplinary team and advanced technologies. Our goal is to profoundly impact the lives of those we serve by promoting both health and healing right here in Indiana."

In addition, the facility will include a $3.5 million LINAC treatment vault, for external-beam radiation treatments. This piece of equipment has not been utilized in the region for the past decade.

Skanska USA is one of the largest construction and development companies in the U.S., serving a range of clients including those in transportation, power, industrial, water/wastewater, health care, education, sports, data centers, government, aviation, and commercial. Headquartered in New York with offices in 34 metro areas, the company has more than 10,000 employees.

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