Banner Health Clinic creates children’s cancer outpatient clinic

TUCSON (KVOA) – Cancer treatment is never the easiest, especially when it comes to children.

However, thanks to the Banner Health Clinic, a new “state of the art” childhood cancer outpatient clinic will enable the treatment of children with cancer and blood disorders in an outpatient setting.

The Diamond Children’s Cancer Center opened on April 28 and is located at 1625 N. Campbell Ave., Tower No. 3.

The Banner Health Clinic built the $ 3 million clinic.

Following the opening of the clinic, parents are gracious to this new investment and have expressed their gratitude.

“Cancer treatment is difficult for everyone, it is even more difficult in a pediatric patient,” said Kelly Wiebelhaus, parent of a cancer patient. “The Banner University Medical Center and the clinic here have made everything a lot more doable.”

There will be comprehensive care for the patients, including certified pediatric hematology / oncology physicians, certified advanced physicians, social workers, pediatric life specialists, and other healthcare professionals.

“In addition to the comprehensive care our patients have become familiar with at Banner University Medicine and Diamond Children’s, we know the importance of providing this warm and nurturing space for our Diamond Children family members, who now have a dedicated space. for their highly sensitive, specialized care, ”said Dr. Whelan.

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