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Expansion of Wheeling Hospital’s Shiffler Cancer Center – January 30, 2008 Wheeling Hospital today unveiled the 7200-square-foot Medical Oncology Division of its Schiffler Cancer Center, featuring the newest technology and special amenities focusing on patient comfort. The Most Rev. Michael J. Bransfield, bishop of the Wheeling-Charleston Diocese, blessed the new cancer center during a brief ceremony. Wheeling Hospital is a Catholic-based facility. “Several days ago, our comprehensive cancer program received the highest ranking possible from the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer. The new addition to our Schiffler Cancer Center further demonstrates our ongoing commitment to preventing and treating cancer,” said Ronald L. Violi, Wheeling Hospital chief executive officer. The 16000-square-foot Schiffler Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology Division, has operated since the late 1970s and is located in the lower level of the hospital’s Medical Tower 4. The Medical Oncology Division has relocated to the third floor of the same tower. The Medical Oncology Division of the Schiffler Cancer Center will be an integral of the Schiffler Cancer Center by providing a full range of standard cancer and hematology treatments with the newest drug protocols, chemotherapy regimens and clinical trial opportunities. The Most Rev. Michael J. Bransfield, bishop of the Wheeling-Charleston Diocese, blessed the facility located in the Catholic-based hospital. Drs. Manish Monga and Nabiel AlKhouri will see patients in the new complex. The

 

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