Peninsula Regional in Collaboration with Gillis Gilkerson Open Richard A. Henson Cancer Institute Ocean Pines
SALISBURY, MD – August 31, 2017 – Gillis Gilkerson, one of the most stable and trusted general contracting and construction management firms on Delmarva, announced the ribbon cutting on the new Richard A. Henson Cancer Institute Ocean Pines. The 20,000-square-foot building is a collaboration of Peninsula Regional Medical Center and Gillis Gilkerson. It is located at 11105 Cathage Road Berlin, outside the Ocean Pines North Gate off Route 589. The Cancer Institute is home to comprehensive cancer services, including a team of physician specialists and advanced cancer technology.
The Richard A. Henson Cancer Institute Ocean Pines will offer radiation therapy with the TrueBeam image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery system, accurate to within less than a millimeter to help spare healthy tissue while killing cancer cells.
The new cancer institute will also be home to a modern, comfortable infusion therapy center, designed to make chemotherapy easier for patients. People with cancer treated at the Richard A. Henson Cancer Institute will also find cancer support services, nutritional consultants and a healing garden. Patients will be able to access clinical trials thanks to Peninsula Regional’s participation in the Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network, National Cancer Institute studies and more.
About Gillis Gilkerson
In its 37th year of building and real estate development on Delmarva, award-winning Gillis Gilkerson has built a reputation as one of the most trusted and stable construction management and general contracting firms on the Peninsula. From new commercial construction to renovation, the company’s construction managers offer broad and deep experience in diverse industries such as medical, industrial, manufacturing, hotels, multi-family housing, houses of worship, restaurants, retail, schools and more. Its full-service real estate development expertise offers custom solutions for land purchase, building program development, turnkey project management, obtaining permits and approvals, property management, property marketing, purchase, lease, and lease/purchase options. The team works in conjunction with architects, government planners, engineers, surveyors, inspectors, contractors, and leasing agents to manage the development process from concept to completion.