City of Hope National Medical Center

City of Hope National Medical Center

Duarte, California

City of Hope National Medical Center is a 220-bed, cancer research hospital located in Duarte, California. It is recognized worldwide for its compassionate patient care, innovative science and translational research, which rapidly turns laboratory breakthroughs into promising new therapies. City of Hope is one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers nationwide.

The project consisted of a three phased design-build OSHPD remodel and addition for the Radiation Oncology department at City of Hope's main campus. The project included extensive structural modifications to the existing building to accommodate the subgrade addition of three diagnostic treatment vaults for external beam therapy and MRI. To enable the expansion of the building, the project included the analysis of existing utilities, redesign and relocation to keep the existing facility operational. Cannon Building utilized 3D BIM modeling to assist the team in coordinating the utility reconfiguration.

The City of Hope Project included:

  • Interior Reconstruction of Diagnostic/Treatment Areas
  • MRI Room - General Electric Signa 3T HDx
  • PET/CT Room General Electric Discovery
  • Shoring / Excavation Extensive Foundation & Structural Retrofit of Existing Basement
  • Two External Beam Therapy Rooms Varian, TruBeam Linear Accelerators

Project Architects: C/A Architects