Construction begins on new cancer center in Columbia

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 | 12:15 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Construction has begun in Columbia on a $203 million University Hospital expansion that will include a new cancer treatment center.

The University of Missouri Health Care project consists of an eight-story addition with 12 new operating rooms, 90 private rooms for patients and 300,000 square feet of new space.

The new Ellis Fischel Cancer Center will take up two floors in the complex and replace an aging facility in north Columbia.

The complex is expected to be complete in late 2012.


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Carlos Sanchez September 14, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.

Great news for Ellis Fischel and long over due!!

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lacinda florez September 14, 2010 | 4:47 p.m.

What are they going to do with the old Ellis Fischel building?

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