£7 million state-of-the-art cancer treatment centre opened in Newmarket
A new £7 million state-of-the-art cancer treatment centre has opened in Newmarket.
The GenesisCare centre at The Oaks, just off Fordham Road, will give patients access to world-renowned private cancer care and is expected to create more than 30 new jobs including doctors, nurses, clinical scientists, pharmacists, radiation therapists and counsellors as well as inIT, engineering, secretarial and cleaning services.
The Newmarket facility centre has been designed in collaboration with the medical and clinical oncologists who will treat patients there. It will provide a wide range of services, including diagnostics, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and other wellness support services and treatment for people with many different types of cancer, including breast, prostate, lung, bowel, brain, head and neck, and neurological.
“The new centre will give people within East Anglia the opportunity to receive fast and easy access to the very best cancer care, close to home,” said Aldo Rolfo, GenesisCare General Manager.
“We are working with the best clinicians in the country who are excited to be working in an environment which can provide the speed and quality of service, that patients need and deserve.”
Dr George Follows, consultant haematologist and blood cancer specialist at Cambridge University Teaching Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust, said: “I am absolutely delighted that GenesisCare has chosen Newmarket to build its new state-of-the-art cancer centre to serve the patients of Cambridge and the east of England.
“GenesisCare have a long track record both internationally and within the UK of delivering superb care for cancer patients.
“I and my consultant colleagues from Cambridge are delighted to join the team at this new centre and we are really excited that the first patients are now being seen and treated.”
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