San Joaquin Community Hospital hosts opening ceremony for cancer center

San Joaquin Community Hospital hosts opening ceremony for cancer center »Play Video

San Joaquin Community Hospital hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday for The AIS Cancer Center and Outpatient Surgery Center.

The hospital says the new facility, 2620 Chester Ave., includes:
 

  • Radiation and medical oncology
  • Affiliation with the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • "Highly trained, experienced" physicians who are board-certified in oncology care
  • A family-centered approach with the latest information on cancer care and research available to patients and the general public
  • Kern County's first Varian trueBEAM Linear Accelerator, one of the latest advances in cancer technology
  • LEED Certification given by the U.S. Green Building Council for facilities with efficient, high quality designs