N.C. Hospital Unveils New Cancer Center

By HCO Staff

VALDESE, N.C.—The $38 million Cancer Center at UNC Health Blue Ridge Valdese held its grand opening ceremony and ribbon cutting on August 8.

The cancer and infusion center will be housed in a new 34,272-square-foot addition that features new infusion therapy and treatment areas with private and open space, radiation and chemotherapy exam rooms, consultation areas, and treatment spaces. Equipment includes two new Linear Accelerators, CT Simulator, and Superficial X-ray.

“We’re grateful that we were part of the team that built this new cancer center,” said Brasfield & Gorrie Regional Vice President and Division Manager Michael Byrd. “The team at UNC Health Blue Ridge Valdese is actively working to serve their community, and it’s humbling to lend our construction expertise to make that possible.”

The design firm working on the project is DLR Group.

Founded in 1964, Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms, providing general contracting, design-build, and construction management services for a wide variety of markets.

UNC Health Blue Ridge is a not-for-profit community healthcare system providing advanced healthcare and wellness services from more than 40 locations across a three-county region of Western North Carolina.