Skip to Content

Published on January 13, 2014

The Cone Health Cancer Center at Alamance Regional Opens Its Doors

The new Cone Health Cancer Center at Alamance Regional opened its doors to patients this week. The 44,000-square-foot facility offers more space for patients, families and caregivers.

“The chemotherapy infusion space in our previous cancer center was located in the basement without windows and offered little space for family members or caregivers to accompany the patients,” says Preston Hammock, President and Chief Operating Officer, Alamance Regional Medical Center. “Now we finally have a space that matches our high-quality clinical care.”

The new center features 24 exam rooms, two procedure rooms and 30 chemotherapy treatment areas – a combination of private, semi-private and open spaces. Additionally, there is space for cancer case conferences, community programs and survivorship services. Once landscaping is complete, the second floor will overlook a “healing garden” for patients to enjoy as they receive treatment.

Leaders from the community, patients, employees and the general public enjoyed touring the new center at two events this month. Doris Cardwell, a former cancer center patient and volunteer with the center’s Wings to Recovery program, spoke to guest at one of the events. Cardwell says: “The new space lends itself to having more programs to help patients and survivors. The programs offered here help patients to form bonds when they’re here every week for a year.”

Wellness Matters

Health tips and wellness videos from Cone Health providers.

  • Lester Borden, MD

    What Men of All Ages Should Know About Prostate Cancer

    Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men. It’s important for men of all ages and the women in their lives to understand the risk factors, symptoms and screening recommendations for prostate cancer. Lester Borden, MD, Cone Health Genitourinary Cancer Medical Director, reviews what you should know about prostate cancer.
    September 10, 2019
  • Suicide: Know the Signs, Symptoms and Steps to Take for Prevention

    Suicide: Know the Signs, Symptoms and Steps to Take for Prevention

    Jenny Edminson, MSW, LCSW, LCAS, spreads awareness about suicide, discussing signs, risk factors and what to do if you’re concerned about a loved one.
    September 9, 2019
  • Clean Your Plate for Heart Health

    Infographic: How to clean your plate for a heart-healthy diet

    Eating a heart-healthy diet can help prevent and manage chronic conditions and diseases. Take a look at this infographic for heart-healthy diet ideas.
    September 5, 2019
  • Hurricane Preparation

    Hurricane Preparation Checklist

    There are many precautions to take when a hurricane is approaching. Here a list of what to do before the storm, right before the storm, during the storm and after the storm.
    September 4, 2019