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Construction completed on Cancer Care Institute expansion

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Oct. 5, 2023) – Physicians, caregivers and patients celebrated the official completion of the Cancer Care Institute expansion and renovation with an official ribbon cutting. The 70,000-square-foot, two-story project began in 2021.

The expanded Cancer Care Institute has more than doubled the space available to treat the growing need for cancer care in the Midwest; serving patients from South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Colorado, Montana and Wyoming, as well as the Pine Ridge, Cheyenne River and Rosebud reservations. The Cancer Care Institute sees over 40,000 patient visits each year.

“This expanded facility is a testament to our commitment to providing world-class care, close to home,” said Eric Eastmo, M.D., Radiation Oncologist. “The facility paves the way for us to continue to recruit additional specialists and expand access to cancer care.”

The Cancer Care Institute now has adequate space for expanded clinic space and associated exam rooms, 24 private infusion rooms, a large laboratory with privacy bays, a state-of-the-art oncology pharmacy and brachytherapy suite. A high-tech conference room provides greater opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration and community rooms that are available for classes and support groups for patients, families and caregivers. The expansion also includes a wig shop, a prosthetic room for custom-fitting mastectomy bras, a gift shop, salon, several seating areas and a healing garden.


About Monument Health
Headquartered in Rapid City, S.D., Monument Health is a community-based health care system with a mission to make a difference, every day. The system offers care in 31 medical specialties and serves 14 communities across western South Dakota and in eastern Wyoming. With over 5,000 physicians and caregivers, Monument Health is composed of 5 hospitals and 38 medical clinics and specialty centers. Monument Health is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network.

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