For immediate release – Oct. 17, 2014
Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology celebrates groundbreaking of state-of-the-art cancer center
Opening is scheduled for summer 2015, to coincide with group’s 25th anniversary
APPLETON, Wis. – On Friday, Oct. 17 at 10 a.m., Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology hosted the official groundbreaking for its new facility near the intersection of North Gateway Drive and East Evergreen Drive in Appleton. The 60,000-square-foot facility on Appleton’s north side will serve an estimated 300 patients daily when it opens in the summer of 2015.
As a stand-alone facility designed completely around patient needs and comfort, Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology’s new home will offer a full complement of services in addition to oncology, hematology and radiation therapy including a coffee shop, meeting space for support groups and access to chiropractors, physical therapists, acupuncturists as well as mental health specialists and yoga instructors.
“We have been serving the Fox Valley community for 25 years and this facility will allow us to provide our patients with the private, high-quality care they deserve,” said Bill Guenther, M.D., founder and physician, Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology. “This new facility will combine the best in patient experience with the most-advanced cancer treatment options, and will ensure residents of northeast Wisconsin have the best care available, close to their homes and loved ones.”
Guests and speakers at Friday’s ceremony included Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology patient survivors, physicians and staff, as well as community partners and elected officials such as State Representative Penny Bernard Schaber, State Representative Dave Murphy and Outagamie County Executive Thomas Nelson.
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Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology provides the most advanced cancer care in northeast Wisconsin. With 21 physicians and advanced practice nurse practitioners, along with more than 130 nurses and support staff, Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology partners with patients and families in their fight against cancer and blood diseases. Established in 1990, Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology is THE provider of cancer care in northeast Wisconsin.