Today, Congressman Andrews announced that our region has added 250 new construction jobs as the new Cooper Cancer Institute rises from the ground on the Cooper Health Sciences Campus in Camden. Once complete, this state-of-the-art facility will bring 25 new, permanent jobs to South Jersey and improve cancer care for patients from all over the country.
The new Cooper Cancer Institute will house all services required by cancer patients in one convenient place, including radiation oncology, medical oncology, surgical oncology, urology, chemotherapy infusion and a pharmacy. The new building will improve patient flow with large spaces for examination, treatment and procedures. New academic spaces and conference facilities will foster the team-approach to cancer treatment that Cooper is already well-known for.
"This will be a place of hope for those that come here with anxious hearts, as well as those who will work on and in the building itself," said Congressman Andrews. "The growing medical industry here in Camden is bringing in talented professionals from all over, and helping to revitalize the city and the region."
The new Cooper Cancer Institute will open in the Fall of 2013. As a member of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions sub-committee, Congressman Andrews continues to support projects to improve the quality of care for South Jersey residents.