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Texas Oncology Opens New Comprehensive Cancer Center in Beaumont


BEAUMONT, Texas (Oct. 12, 2023) – Texas Oncology, one of the largest community-based oncology practices in the U.S., marked today the recent opening of its new 32,000 square-foot cancer care center, located on the CHRISTUS Southeast Texas St. Elizabeth campus. The new, larger center was built to enable Texas Oncology to provide an enhanced patient experience while meeting the growing need for cancer care in Beaumont and throughout Southeast Texas. The center provides a wide range of services, including medical oncology, radiation oncology, gynecologic oncology, chemotherapy, genetic counseling, and lab services, as well as clinical trials. Radiation services will be provided in collaboration with CHRISTUS Health.

“Texas Oncology’s pioneering approach to community-based cancer care brought high-quality care to Beaumont more than 30 years ago. Our new center delivers on our continuing promise to be the cancer care provider of choice, with local care that is less disruptive to patients’ overall lives,” said Scott A. McKenney, M.D., FACP, medical director and medical oncologist and hematologist at 3010 Harrison Avenue, was developed by Cottonwood Development, and McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.served as the general contractor.

About CHRISTUS Southeast Texas Health System

Setting the standard for progressive health care in Southeast Texas, CHRISTUS Southeast Texas Health System, is a Catholic, not-for-profit health care system and has been serving the needs of its communities for more than 117 years. The fully integrated healthcare delivery system including two inpatient hospitals, a short stay surgical hospital and 27 additional points of access ranging from outpatient care to long term facilities, are recognized as the regional leader in outpatient services, cardiology, oncology, neurology, orthopedics, sports medicine, pediatrics, general surgery, birthing, neonatal care, cardiac rehabilitation, imaging, and emergency services, while CHRISTUS Southeast Texas - St. Elizabeth is designated as the area’s only Level III Trauma Center. The system continues to adapt and change to meet the needs of the community, following the values and mission of the founding Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word of Houston and San Antonio to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. ChristusSETX.org.

About Texas Oncology

With more than 530 physicians and 280 locations, Texas Oncology is an independent private practice that sees more than 71,000 new cancer patients each year. Founded in 1986, Texas Oncology provides comprehensive, multi-disciplinary care, and includes Texas Center for Proton Therapy, Texas Breast Specialists, Texas Colon & Rectal Specialists, Texas Oncology Surgical Specialists, Texas Urology Specialists and Texas Infusion and Imaging Center. Texas Oncology’s robust community-based clinical trials and research program has contributed to the development of more than 100 FDA-approved cancer therapies. Learn more at TexasOncology.com.