Spears Cancer Center Construction Updates - Asante

Need: Over 2,000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed each year in Jackson and Josephine counties. That number is expected to grow by nearly 20% over the next 10 years.

Cost: $15.2 million

Size:  24,000 additional square feet, for a total of 35,000 square feet (tripling in size)

Location: Two-story building adjacent to the current Spears Cancer Center on the Asante Three Rivers Medical Center campus

Construction: To be completed in late 2021


  • Medical clinic with eight health care providers (currently there are four) and exam rooms
  • 32 infusion chairs (can grow to 36)
  • Oncology specific laboratory
  • Diagnostic CT scanner
  • Pharmacy (not retail)
  • Radiation Oncology Program (existing)
  • Space for future Pet CT
  • Nurse navigators to help patients through their cancer journey
  • Patient infusion bays with views of the mountains on second floor

Aug. 28, 2020

Things are happening!

Site work begins today. You'll start to see fencing go up to protect construction zones. Click here for a map.

Crews have also started constructing a new parking lot located west of the Spears Cancer Center, where some storage units used to be. That lot is expected to be done by the end of the year. Click here for a parking map.

The Spears Cancer Center expansion is set to open in early 2022.