Monday September 28, 2020

Edgewood, KY – St. Elizabeth Healthcare — a healthcare system with more than 115 primary care and specialty offices in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio — will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony tomorrow, September 29, to commemorate the opening of its new 250,000-square-foot Cancer Center that will meet the needs of patients in both the region and nation.

Kentucky faces the highest rates of overall cancer incidence and death in the United States. The Commonwealth also leads the nation in lung cancer incidence and death and colorectal cancer incidence. With the ability to treat nearly 500 patients in a day, St. Elizabeth’s six-story facility will lead the way in providing personalized care and treatment in the region.

“We know our community needs enhanced cancer care now. This day could not come any sooner. The opening of the St. Elizabeth Cancer Center will be a momentous occasion for our community as we work together to fight cancer,” said Garren Colvin, president and chief executive officer of St. Elizabeth Healthcare. “Many Kentuckians rely on St. Elizabeth for quality treatment across the healthcare continuum. Now, we will be able to provide even greater access to more individuals facing a cancer diagnosis, right herein our region and nation.”

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