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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

Hospitals Board Appoints Second Oncologist

Hospitals Board Appoints Second Oncologist

The Bermuda Hospitals Board today [June 18] announced the appointment of Dr. Christopher Fosker [pictured], who is joining BHB’s Oncology department. Dr Fosker. is qualified to treat cancer patients with radiation therapy, chemotherapy and molecular therapy and will work closely with Bermuda Cancer and Health when they start to offer radiation treatment... Read more of this article

Video: BCHC Discusses Radiation Treatment

Video: BCHC Discusses Radiation Treatment

Bermuda Cancer & Health Centre [BCHC] recently announced the charity’s plan to introduce radiation therapy to the island, saying the benefits include the fact that patients will not need to be off-island for extended periods and that the savings to healthcare costs will be $6 to $7 million per year. A spokesperson for BCHC said, “Bermuda... Read more of this article

Radiation Therapy To Be Available In Bermuda

Radiation Therapy To Be Available In Bermuda

[Updated with video] Bermuda Cancer & Health Centre announced the charity’s plan to introduce Radiation Therapy to Bermuda, saying the benefits include the fact that patients will not need to be off-island for extended periods and the savings to healthcare costs will be $6 to 7$ million per year. The charity said, “In addition to existing... Read more of this article