Asante Rogue Regional Cancer Center Construction Updates - Asante

Cost: $64 million

Size: 79,000 square feet

Location: East of Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center, with access from Barnett Road and Doctors Park Drive

Duration: Groundbreaking celebration was held in February 2020, with completion expected in winter 2021

Funding: AsanteForward has launched a $10 million campaign to support the cancer center. Visit asantefoundation.org/campaign for more information.

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360-degree view from the sky

This drone footage from Adroit Construction, our contractor on the project, was taken July 27, 2020.

Inside the Vaults

Project Manager Ron Slack takes us inside the fortified rooms for radiation machines underneath the cancer center.

Groundbreaking ceremony, Feb. 29, 2020

Ginny Hicks

Ginny's Story

When Ginny received her lung cancer diagnosis, she thought there must be a mistake. The former teacher and principal had never smoked – something nearly 18% of people with this illness have in common.

Ginny decided to make it her mission to educate others about this prevalent illness.

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location of Asante Rogue Regional Cancer Center

Fun Facts

When finished, the Cancer Center will contain:

  • 4,500 cubic yards of concrete — enough to pour a 5-foot-wide sidewalk from the project site to Ashland
  • 200 tons of rebar in the concrete, the weight of a 747 airplane
  • 665 tons (1.3 million pounds) of steel, the weight of three 747 airplanes

Features

  • Private spaces with expansive views for infusion patients
  • Expanded nurse navigator and social work programs to help guide patients through treatment
  • Support services, including diagnostic imaging, retail pharmacy, laboratory and nutrition
  • Complementary care, including support groups, oncological massage and donation resource center
  • Office space for specialists to consult with patients and their families
  • Telemedicine, bone marrow clinic and gynecological oncology