Alliance Cancer Care to Open New Integrated Cancer Care Facility Serving the Northern Alabama Region

October 3, 2018

Alliance Cancer Care, an Alliance Oncology network partnership representing six sites of service including physician partners and Helen Keller Hospital, announced today that it will open a new integrated cancer care facility to serve oncology patients in the northern Alabama region.

The new 40,000 square-foot facility located at 3920 Peach Street in Florence will offer radiation oncology, medical imaging, and medical oncology/chemotherapy. A ground-breaking celebration will be held October 5, 2018, and the center is scheduled to open in the fall of 2019. Medical oncology services will be provided by Clearview Cancer Institute of Huntsville. Helen Keller Hospital will provide imaging services in the new facility.

“As a longstanding member of the northern Alabama community, our team at Helen Keller Hospital is pleased to see new services for oncology patients in the community and to provide imaging services in the new facility,” said Paul Storey, President.

“We are dedicated to providing the best patient care, both through our compassionate physicians and staff as well as modern technology and advances in medicine. This will allow our new integrated cancer facility to offer exceptional care close to home,” says Dr. Hoyt A. “Tres” Childs, Radiation Oncologist with Alliance Cancer Care.

Alliance Oncology, a division of Alliance HealthCare Services, partners directly with hospitals and physicians to develop fully integrated oncology programs. Providing a range of inpatient and outpatient service line capabilities, Alliance Oncology’s comprehensive approach to cancer care affords its partners the speed-to-market, quality clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction and operational expertise that sets them apart from the competition.

Says Greg Spurlock, President of Alliance Oncology, “In partnership with Alliance Cancer Care, Clearview Cancer Institute and Helen Keller Hospital, we are pleased to expand our already existing services in the area benefitting more patients in the northern Alabama community. This center will join Alliance affiliated locations across the country in providing high-quality, patient-centered services in partnership with premier cancer care providers and caregivers.”

At the new Florence cancer center, Dr. Stanley Clarke, Radiation Oncologist with Alliance Cancer Care will lead the clinical team with a staff of more than 50. The center will be equipped to treat a full range of cancers, allowing patients to receive their care close to home. “We’re committed to providing cutting-edge quality and comprehensive care to cancer patients in the northern Alabama region,” says Gary Walton, CEO of Clearview Cancer Institute.