Thibodaux, Louisiana – May 29, 2018 – Thibodaux Regional Medical
Center recently announced plans to construct a new state-of-the-art cancer
facility. For more than 25 years, Thibodaux Regional has been a leader
in providing quality cancer care, and has established and maintained a
culture of excellence. The new cancer facility will accommodate the growth
the Center is experiencing, and will position Thibodaux Regional for the
future of cancer care and how we treat those affected by cancer.
Statistics indicate that Louisiana has one of the highest incidence and
mortality rates in the United States for breast, colorectal, prostate
and lung cancer, the four most prevalent cancers in our region.
“Cancer impacts the lives of so many people,” said Greg Stock,
CEO of Thibodaux Regional. “There is no place like home when a person—and
their family members—are coping with cancer. With a projected increase
in cancer diagnosis, we are once again taking a proactive approach and
making a statement about our strong commitment to provide the very best
cancer care possible—right here close to home.”
“The new Cancer Institute will provide the springboard for continued
growth and development of cancer services—into the future,”
added Stock. “That future aligns with our vision and includes important
innovations such as integrating wellness into the clinical aspects of
The $35M, five-story building will provide nearly 100,000 square feet,
allowing for growth of the hospital’s cancer program and will include
Radiation Therapy, Chemotherapy/Infusion Area, Medical Oncology Clinic,
Education Center, Wellness Services, Activity Center, Library, Diagnostics
Center, Conference Center, Laboratory, Pharmacy, and a Chapel.
Construction on the new facility is expected to begin December 2018.