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UT Health RGV Cancer & Surgery Center breaks ground
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UT Health RGV Cancer & Surgery Center breaks ground

MCALLEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — UT Health RGV held a groundbreaking ceremony today for the new UT Health RGV Cancer & Surgery Center in McAllen. “What it will do is bring world-class treatment for cancers to the Valley and previously people had to go elsewhere, you’ve not been able to get that kind of treatment here,” said the president of UTRGV, Dr. Guy Bailey. Bailey said the new center is one of a kind and an important step for improving healthcare in the Valley. Dr. Michael Hocker, the dean for UTRGV School of Medicine and Senior VP for UT Health RGV, said the new center is an opportunity for healthcare, education, and research for diseases and cancers that most affect people in Valley communities. “Those would include GI cancers, liver cancers, breast canc...