Alliance Oncology Announces New State-of-the-Art Cancer Center in Northwest Alabama

September 2, 2020

Singing River Cancer Center to Offer Advanced Cancer Treatment for Patients of the Shoals Region

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alliance Oncology, a division of Alliance HealthCare Services, a leading national provider of outsourced healthcare services, announced the opening of Singing River Cancer Center (SRCC). SRCC will be a part of Alliance Cancer Care, one of the largest radiation cancer networks in the southeast with over 50 years of combined experience offered at five different locations throughout Northern Alabama.

“We are extremely excited about the opening of the new Singing River Cancer Center,” said Douglas McCracken, President of Alliance Oncology. “SRCC brings together an extensive suite of oncology services, multidisciplinary experts, and advanced technology to give residents of the Shoals area and surrounding communities first-class cancer care in one convenient location.”

Located in Florence, Alabama, SRCC is a 45,000 square foot state-of-the-art cancer center that will offer innovative technology and collaborative care in a community setting and serve patients locally and throughout greater Northwest Alabama. SRCC occupants will include Alliance Cancer Care (ACC), Clearview Cancer Institute (CCI), Helen Keller Imaging, and Surgical Associates of the Shoals.

For patients choosing radiation therapy treatments, ACC offers several types of radiation therapy designed to treat all forms and stages of cancer. Their board-certified radiation oncologists, physicists, dosimetrists, therapists, navigators, nursing staff, and counselors provide a custom treatment plan and resources that address each patient’s unique needs. Treatments include external beam radiation therapy (EBRT), intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), 3-D conformal therapy, image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), and brachytherapy. Treatments are outpatient and noninvasive, with minimal to no recovery time.

Clearview Cancer Institute focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, follow-up after treatment, and prevention of all types of cancers and blood diseases. Their board-certified medical oncologists and hematologists provide the latest in cancer treatment options including immunotherapy, chemotherapy, and hormone therapy. Clearview will also offer a complete spectrum of state-of-the-art radiologic modalities, such as a wide-bore MRI, CT, X-ray, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, and PET-CT. CCI offers many educational and complementary services for their patients undergoing cancer treatment including stage I-IV clinical trials, genetic testing and counseling, social services, financial services, lung cancer screening programs, and survivorship programs.

Helen Keller Hospital will provide 3-D Mammography services. They are the only organization to offer an on-site breast nurse navigator who works with the physicians to assist patients with a variety of needs from pre-screening through diagnosis and beyond.

Surgeons at Surgical Associates of the Shoals deliver surgical care in an experienced, individualized way, while still providing the latest, greatest excellence in surgery care their patients need. As members of the American College of Surgeons and board-certified by the American Board of Surgery, their surgeons are well versed in all areas of general surgery, including breast, colon/rectal​, endoscopy, skin and soft tissue, endocrine, minimally invasive, robotics, foregut, and in select areas of vascular and hepatobiliary surgery.

SRCC is proud to offer residents in the Shoals area and surrounding communities high-quality, multidisciplinary cancer care. With multiple services under one roof, patients can save time and money by having their cancer treatment close to home. In addition to healthcare and physician offices, SRCC will feature a café, chapel, and ample free parking.

Singing River Cancer Center is located at 180 Cox Creek Parkway South, Florence, Alabama 35630, and opens this month. For more information, please visit Singing River Cancer Center.

About Alliance HealthCare Services

Alliance HealthCare Services is a leading national provider of outsourced healthcare solutions, with expertise in radiology, oncology, and interventional services. We partner with healthcare providers, systems, and hospitals to provide a full continuum of services, including mobile, interim, fixed-site, and comprehensive service line management as well as ASCs and joint venture partnerships. Alliance operates more than 600 diagnostic radiology, radiation therapy, and interventional systems, including more than 70 fixed-site radiology locations, more than 40 cancer care centers, and more than 20 pain management/interventional procedures clinics. Alliance provides quality clinical services for over 1,100 hospitals and other healthcare partners in 47 states, where approximately 2,750 Alliance Team Members are committed to providing exceptional patient care and exceeding customer expectations.

Photo caption:  Singing River Cancer Center