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New CAMC Cancer Center ready for public unveiling

Charleston Daily Mail photo by Craig Cunningham TerraCare employee Chris Morgan, of Sod, blows dirt off the sidewalk in the Healing Garden in front of the CAMC Cancer Center.
Charleston Daily Mail photo by Craig Cunningham
TerraCare employee Chris Morgan, of Sod, blows dirt off the sidewalk in the Healing Garden in front of the CAMC Cancer Center.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The new Charleston Area Medical Center Cancer Center is ready for a grand opening on Saturday when the public is invited to tour the 110,000-square-foot, $50 million facility.

“We are so excited,” said David Ramsey, CAMC president and chief executive officer.

He said the opening marks the end of a decade-long journey since some of the property was initially purchased. It is also a new beginning for staff, patients and families who may experience the healing environment of the state-of-the-art center, he said.

The open house is set for noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the CAMC Cancer Center, 3415 MacCorkle Ave. S.E. Visitors will be provided with maps for self-guided tours. However, staff will be on hand at each area to provide information and answer questions. Light refreshments will be provided. At 1:30 p.m. Ramsey will offer opening remarks followed by a release of balloons in the outdoor healing garden, a welcoming area with lots of seating, sidewalks and landscaping.

The center was abuzz with activity on Thursday as preparations were in the works for the grand opening celebration…

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