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CHRISTUS dedicates first cancer center in Bossier City

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It was a historic day for CHRISTUS Health as they dedicated the first cancer treatment center in the Bossier area on Thursday.

CHRISTUS is expanding across the river to provide more accessible care to it's patients in all locations.

The center is based on Viking Drive in Bossier and opens permanently this month. It will offer hematology and oncology clinics, chemotherapy and infusion services.
 
"When you have chemotherapy, sometimes you just want to go home and feel good again. This is going to allow them to get there quicker and sooner. So, rather than them coming to us, we're coming to them and giving them services closer to home," said medical director Dr. Scott Boniol.

Last May CHRISTUS announced plans for a $55 million expansion at the Highland campus on Bert Kouns, and a focus on reaching other growing areas of the community.

 

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