New State Of The Art Cancer Facility Set To Open In The Valley

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ANCHORAGE – The Matanuska-Susitna area will soon have a new, high-tech facility to help people fight cancer. The Mat-Su Valley Cancer Center is set to open its doors this fall and is hosting a community event this Friday to celebrate.

The Medical Director for the Mat–Su Valley Cancer Center, Dr. Clare Bertucio, says the center will provide radiation and oncology and a “community cancer center”

I was drawn to medicine by the power of hope and helping people. I chose to practice radiation oncology because both of my parents died from cancer.

Starting on Monday cancer patients in the Mat-Su Valley will be able to be treated closer to home. “It’s an hour each way and so I mean I think right there that’s a huge benefit,”

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