Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Marks Completion of Grandview Cancer Center

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Grandview Medical Center officials recently celebrated the grand opening of its Cancer Center, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The new Birmingham, Alabama center is designed to help patients more easily access a breadth of cancer care treatment and resources in one convenient location.

Construction on Grandview Cancer Center, located on the Grandview Health campus, began in May 2017. The free-standing, two-story building consists of 26,000 square feet and includes a linear accelerator, pharmacy, chemotherapy infusion bays and large-bore PET/CT scanner for diagnostic studies and simulations. Radiation oncology is located on the first floor of the building and hematology/oncology services on the second floor.

Aesthetically, Grandview Cancer Center features Grandview’s signature glass and curved façade. Earl Swensson Associates served as architect; Brasfield & Gorrie was the general contractor.

Construction highlights:

  • Project team logged approximately 43,000 man-hours of self-perform work
  • 3,600 cubic yards of concrete were poured
  • 160 tons of steel were erected
  • 60,000 yards of rock and dirt were hauled onsite

The linear accelerator vault consists of:

  • 4-foot-thick concrete walls
  • 7-foot concrete roof
  • 200 linear-foot foundation wall with 3,000 tons of stone backfill
  • 50 linear feet of retaining walls

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Posted June 7, 2018

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