Close to Home: The Campaign for Cancer Care at Grand Itasca

Cancer touches everyone.

With a lifetime risk of developing cancer at 1 in 3, cancer hits close to home, for all of us. When you or someone you love is diagnosed with cancer, the expert medical team at Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital has one goal: to guide you through a path to healing as quickly and comfortably as possible.

Expert Cancer Care. In the comfort of your community.

Grand Itasca, together with the oncology experts at Fairview Health Services, has outlined a vision for creating a cancer center that brings together the very best in medicine, comfort and compassionate care, just minutes from home, in the center of beautiful Itasca County.

Close to Home: The Campaign for Cancer Care at Grand Itasca

Today’s Challenge The Future You Can Make Possible
No clinical space to provide chemotherapy. Infusion is currently located in the Intensive Care Unit. Renovated space designed to meet the healing needs of patients. 12 private, semi-private and shared infusion bays equipped with upgraded infusion chairs, technology and windows to the outdoors.
Limited availability to oncology specialists. Patient access to interdisciplinary team, including full-time oncology coverage through our partnership with Fairview Health Services and the University of Minnesota Physicians.
Patients have a long walk to get to infusion therapy for treatment. Private entrance and patient registration for improved patient safety, where patients can come and go with privacy and ease.
Pharmacy is at capacity to prepare chemotherapy medications. Addition of dedicated inpatient pharmacy for oncology.
No access to dedicated outdoor space for patients. Outdoor patio and healing garden where patients and families experience healing, fresh air and nature.

Support Cancer Care at Grand Itasca, Close to Home.

Close to Home, a capital campaign to support these critical improvements, strives to raise $2 million through community contributions and grants to expand and enhance cancer care at Grand Itasca. Will you join us?

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