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Cancer center network to open in Batangas, Tarlac, Bacolod communities

Metro Pacific Hospital Holdings, Inc. (MPHHI) recently launched its first greenfield project - a network of cancer centers that will be opened across the country. 

Greenfield projects are investments in physical company-related structures in areas where no previous facilities existed. MPHHI plans to develop 10 centers for its network over the next 5 years. 

Fighting the Big C. At the recent Riverside Control-C groundbreaking ceremony were (from left to right): : Karl Dimaano, general manager, Cancer Center Network – MPHHI; Gene Golingan, president and CEO, RMCI; Noel de la Paz, director for corporate development, MPHHI; Dr. Angela Barandino, medical director, Riverside control C; Dr. Antonia Gensoli, medical director – RMCI; Rovic de Leon, chief finance officer – RMCI; Reymundo Cochangco, chief finance officer, MPHHI; Augusto Palisoc, Jr, president and CEO, MPHHI.

Modern infrastructure

The first three centers in the pipeline are the Lipa Medix Cancer Center in Lipa City; the  Batangas, Riverside Control-C in Riverside Medical Center in Bacolod, Negros Occidental; and the Metro CLDH Cancer Center at the Central Luzon Doctors’ Hospital in Tarlac City, Tarlac. 

Lipa Medix Cancer Center, a joint venture between MPHHI and Lipa Medics, Inc. is an 870sqm facility  that will have an Accuray Tomotherapy H unit The facility was inaugurated recently, and is set to open its doors for operations next week. 

Riveside Control-C, a joint venture between MPHHI and Riveside Medical Center, Inc.,  is a 1,080sqm facility that will house an Elekta Synergy with VMAT linear acceleratory and a brachytherapy. It is set to open in May next year. 

Metro CLDH Cancer Center is a joint venture between MPHHI  and Central Luzon Doctors’ Hospital. The 1,000-sqm facility will operate an Elekta Synergy with VMAT linear accelerator. It will open its doors next year, as well.

Topics: Metro Pacific Hospital Holdings Inc. , cancer centers network
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