Tuesday, July 11, 2017
PARSONS, KANSAS – Labette Health is pleased to welcome Cancer Center of Kansas (CCK) to the Independence Healthcare Center. Cancer Center of Kansas has been providing oncology services at Labette Health’s main campus in Parsons for over 23 years. CCK-Independence is currently located at 800 W. Laurel Street, under the medical direction of Dr. Phu V. Truong. Dr. Truong, who will be onsite every Thursday, and staff will begin seeing patients at the Independence Healthcare Center on September 1, 2017.
“We are very excited to announce this collaboration with Cancer Center of Kansas to continue their longstanding commitment to the health and healing of patients in Independence and the surrounding communities of Wilson and Montgomery Counties”, said Brian A. Williams, President and CEO of Labette Health.
Both imaging and lab services will be available at the center, as well as a chemotherapy treatment center, designed to keep patient needs in mind. The center will offer many amenities including complimentary WiFi, radiant heat lamps, exterior window view, reserved parking spaces, warm blankets, kitchenette with microwave and complimentary beverage area.
“We are so proud to be able to continue to serve the Independence community in a new facility designed for with patients as the priority,” stated Dr. Truong on behalf of CCK. “Our team is very excited to partner with Labette Health, who has created such an exemplar place for our patients and shares in our mission of the highest quality care.”
The Labette Health Independence Healthcare Center is located at 510 N. Peter Pan Road. The phone number for Cancer Center of Kansas-Independence will remain (620) 331-4099 as well as the fax number (620) 331-0447.
About Cancer Center of Kansas
CCK has a team of 14 board certified oncologists/hematologists and one radiation oncologist, along with local trained nurses and staff, who serve the state of Kansas by treating and caring for patients in over 21 cities. CCK is part of the Wichita National Cancer Institute (NCI) Community Oncology Research Program, which is one of only 46 cancer research programs currently funded by the NCI, providing its physicians with access to the latest anti-cancer agents and treatments available in the country.
About Labette Health
Labette Health is a 99 bed licensed hospital that provides acute, intensive and inpatient rehabilitation services. Labette Health, renowned for its comprehensive healthcare services, state-of-the-art technology and skilled medical staff, has earned national recognition for patient safety and has been serving a six-county area since 1961. Labette Health has earned numerous quality awards by CareChex, including ranking in the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide for patient safety.