The project consists of the design and construction of a new free-standing comprehensive outpatient cancer center, and development of the macon pond campus. The site is located across from the existing main UNC Rex Healthcare campus in Raleigh, NC at the intersection of Macon Pond Road and Blue Ridge Road. To kick-off the project, our team led the UNC Rex Healthcare steering committee through a visioning session to brainstorm, prioritize and validate the project guiding principles. The final six guiding principles revolve around providing a highly efficient facility that is patient and community centered.
The facility includes: medical oncology (55 infusion bays and 39 exam rooms), oncology pharmacy, laboratory (10 phlebotomy draw stations), radiation oncology (3 linear accelerator vaults with potential for 2 in the future, 1 HDR, CT simulator, and 8 exam rooms), a special “Quality of Life Clinic” that includes body therapy, group consult, and other specialized therapeutic services, and support functions (administration, research, patient education, patient care navigation, conference and community spaces, meditation, tumor conference, healing garden), and associated parking.