Daytona Beach, FL – (December 15, 2023) In redefining cancer care in Volusia County, Halifax Health – Charles L. and Miki N. Grant Cancer Center for Hope and UF Health have entered into an affiliation with NRG Oncology. This collaboration, dedicated to improving the lives of cancer patients, will offer multi-institutional clinical and research, with a special focus on gynecologic, breast and prostate cancers, as well as localized or locally advanced cancers of all types.
NRG Oncology, brings to this affiliation a scientific plan and structure established with the receiving of a grant proposal from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). NRG Oncology has over 150 years of cumulative experience in conducting practice-defining, multi-institutional phase II and III trials, primarily sponsored by the NCI.
This partnership between Halifax Health, UF Health and NRG Oncology is a milestone for cancer care in Volusia County. Patients will benefit from:
Research and Clinical Trials: The collaboration will bring additional research and clinical trials to Volusia County, ensuring patients have access to the latest advancements in cancer treatment.
Comprehensive Care: NRG Oncology’s special emphasis on gender-associated malignancies, such as gynecologic, breast, and prostate cancers, will provide tailored treatment options.
Localized and Locally Advanced Cancer Expertise: Patients with localized or locally advanced cancers of all types will receive expert care, helping to improve outcomes.
Julie Roth, Administrator of Halifax Health – Grant Cancer Center for Hope, expressed her enthusiasm, saying, “This three-way affiliation represents a giant leap forward in our commitment to delivering exceptional cancer care. With the addition of UF Health and NRG Oncology, we are not only offering groundbreaking clinical trials but also increasing our focus on gender-associated malignancies and localized cancers. Our mission to provide hope, support and healing to our community becomes even more powerful with this collaboration.”
About Halifax Health:
Recognized as one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals™ in the United States by IBM Watson Health™, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of health care services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, two community hospitals, an urgent care network, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, three children’s medical practices, a home health care agency and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Center for Transplant Services, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department with board-certified pediatricians on staff 24/7, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, OB Emergency Department and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks. It’s also the area’s longest-standing Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC) offering complete Neurosurgical Services.