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Video: Radiation Therapy Unit Ribbon Cutting

Video: Radiation Therapy Unit Ribbon Cutting

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre held a ribbon cutting today [May 17] to celebrate the opening of Bermuda’s first radiation therapy unit.BCHC said, “In 2014, Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre undertook a review of the gaps in cancer care in Bermuda. The most significant gap, which has been widely experienced by many... Read more of this article

Upgrades Complete For BHB’s CT Scanner

Upgrades Complete For BHB’s CT Scanner

On island radiation therapy is another step closer to being a reality, with the Bermuda Hospitals Board announcing that upgrades to one of its CT scanners have been completed. BHB Consultant Oncologist Dr Christopher Fosker’s interview on the new service – Part 1A spokesperson said, “Installation teams from General Electric [GE] and LAP... Read more of this article

Foundation Donates $500K For Radiation Centre

Foundation Donates $500K For Radiation Centre

The Bank of Bermuda Foundation pledged their support for Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s radiation therapy initiative with a $500,000 grant. “The radiation therapy unit is due to open in the next few weeks and will provide treatment for cancer patients and pain relief for palliative care patients. Treatment services will be provided to all... Read more of this article

Premier & Minister Visit Radiation Facility Site

Premier & Minister Visit Radiation Facility Site

Premier Michael Dunkley and Health & Seniors Minister Jeanne Atherden recently visited the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre [BCHC] to tour the site of the new radiation therapy facility. They were accompanied by BCHC Executive Director Tara Curtis, with Clinical Oncologist Dr. Chris Fosker providing a tour of the facility and an overview of Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Lindo’s Donates $100K For Radiation Centre

Lindo’s Donates $100K For Radiation Centre

The Lindo’s Group of Companies donated $100,000 in support of the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s Radiation Therapy Initiative, which is due to open mid 2017 and will provide treatment for cancer patients and symptom relief for palliative care patients. Judy White, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre,... Read more of this article

Greens Donate $500,000 For Radiation Facility

Greens Donate $500,000 For Radiation Facility

The Green Family made a donation of $500,000 to support the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s new radiation therapy facility, saying that the radiation therapy facility will be a “game changer for Bermuda” as cancer patients will no longer need to travel off the Island for the treatment. Glen P. Gibbons, Chairman of the Board of Directors,... Read more of this article

BF&M, Argus Donate Towards Radiation Therapy

BF&M, Argus Donate Towards Radiation Therapy

Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre [BCHC] have received commitment from BF&M Limited and the Argus Group to supporting BCHC in the provision of radiation therapy locally to Bermuda’s residents. The insurers will donate $250,000 each towards the completion of a new building to house Bermuda’s first radiation facility, which will offer Bermuda... Read more of this article

‘State-Of-The-Art Radiation Therapy Equipment’

‘State-Of-The-Art Radiation Therapy Equipment’

Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre announced the signing of a contract for “state-of-the-art radiation therapy equipment,” the Varian Truebeam system, saying they have “moved one step closer to establishing a radiation treatment facility for on-island cancer care.” The Truebeam system is the “latest and best available high... Read more of this article

Video: Radiation Therapy Centre Groundbreaking

Video: Radiation Therapy Centre Groundbreaking

Minister of Health and Seniors Jeanne Atherden recently joined Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre for a ground breaking ceremony for Bermuda’s first Radiation Therapy Treatment Facility on Point Finger Road, with construction initiated for the specialized suite that will house the radiation treatment equipment for the local treatment of cancer. “This... Read more of this article

Radiation Therapy Treatment Facility To Open

Radiation Therapy Treatment Facility To Open

Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre announced that the Centre’s 46 Point Finger Road site location will soon be breaking ground on Bermuda’s first Radiation Therapy Treatment Facility. Construction has been initiated for the specialized suite that will house the radiation treatment equipment for the local treatment of cancer. “This is a very... Read more of this article

BF&M, Argus Support BCHC Radiation Therapy

BF&M, Argus Support BCHC Radiation Therapy

BF&M and Argus Insurance said they are pleased to announce their support for the development of Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s Radiation Therapy Facility. BF&M President and CEO John Wight said, “BF&M is thrilled to support this initiative. Local radiation treatment at the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre provides an opportunity... Read more of this article

Video: Partner Agreement For Radiation Therapy

Video: Partner Agreement For Radiation Therapy

Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre [BCHC] has signed a collaborative agreement with the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] to partner in the delivery of radiation therapy for people in Bermuda.  BHB will provide CT diagnostic and specialist support for BCHC’s radiation service.Dr Christopher Fosker, who is a qualified clinical oncologist and specially... Read more of this article

Video: Radiation Therapy Program MOU Signed

Video: Radiation Therapy Program MOU Signed

Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre and Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center [DF/BWCC] yesterday [Sept 17] signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on the development of a radiotherapy program. “This is the next very important phase in developing radiation therapy plans for the local treatment of cancer patients in Bermuda. Bermuda... Read more of this article