Hospital Foundation Receives Grant for Cancer Center Equipment

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation announced that they have received funding to assist with the purchase of new equipment for the new Welch Cancer Center. Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven gives us the details.

The grant will help pay for a new linear accelerator and CT treatment planning equipment at the Cancer Center. In February of this year, the Hospital Board of Trustees approved the $8.4 million Welch Cancer Center project. Construction on the 16,000 square foot facility is underway and is expected to take about fifteen months to complete.