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SIH Cancer Center is near completion in Carterville

CARTERVILLE, IL (KFVS) - The $24 million SIH Cancer Center is near complete and folks got a look inside the new facility on Friday.

The 4,000 square foot building sits along Route 13 in Carterville, Illinois, and it took over a year to complete.

Cancer patients can receive treatment in private settings or in open pods.

The facility offers treatments for those who would otherwise have to travel to receive care.

“Eight of the ten counties with the highest death rates from cancer are in southern Illinois, right here in our primary area,"said CEO Rex Budde. "And its access and comprehensive services and this center solves those problems."

The center is first freestanding cancer unit in this region.

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