follow us:Google+ FacebookLinkedInTwitterRSS Feeds

advertisement

Chilton completes $4.4M cancer center renovation

By

Back to Top Comments Email Print

News You Can Use

Latest News

advertisement

The Cancer Center at Chilton Hospital announced it has completed a $4.4 million renovation that included the purchase of a linear accelerator that the hospital said will allow it to provide faster, more accurate radiation therapy for patients.

Chilton, in the Pompton Plains section of Pequannock, in May reached a definitive agreement to be acquired by Morristown-based Atlantic Health System, parent of Morristown, Overlook and Newton medical centers and the Goryeb Children's Hospital.

"The linear accelerator enables our staff to precisely target the tumor with cancer-killing radiation as it spares the surrounding healthy tissues," said Dr. Dov Gorshein, chair of the radiation oncology department at Chilton. He said patients receive daily treatment sessions for a few weeks, depending on their individual situation.

The renovated area of the cancer center has been renamed The Gorshein Holmes Center for Radiation Therapy in honor of the donations to the Chilton Hospital Foundation by Stephen and Bonnie Holmes and their family foundation. Holmes is chairman and chief executive of Parsippany-based Wyndham Worldwide.

Reporter Beth Fitzgerald is @BethFitzgerald8 on Twitter.

Share This Story On:
Beth Fitzgerald

Beth Fitzgerald

Beth Fitzgerald reports on health care, small business and higher education. She joined NJBIZ in 2008 after a 34-year career at the Star-Ledger and has been reporting on business in New Jersey since 1978. Her email is beth@njbiz.com and she is @bethfitzgerald8 on Twitter.

advertisement

Comments


Be the first to comment.



Please note: All comments will be reviewed and may take up to 24 hours to appear on the site.

Post Comment
     View Comment Policy

Advanced search
Sponsored by
advertisement
  
  
advertisement
  
  
advertisement
Back to Top