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Cancer Care and Infusion Unit inaugurated at BAMC

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BAMC president Dr. Sherwin Lowe Rodrigo, Dr. Bevan Geslani, Maysie Geslanie, Dr. Elpidio Ong, Ladelle Geslanie Ong, Anthony Kai Geslanie, Norman Cabaya (l-r, seated); Dr. Rose Joy David, Dr. Prishel Jane Reovoca, Dr. Dwight Deo Lad Casio, Dr. Joseph Alexis Jiao, Dr. Larnie Vencer, Dr. Raye Abella, Dr. Coleen Joy Pitogo, Dr. Becky Dawn Chavez, and Dr. Hobart Bautista Jr. (l-r, standing)* Adventist Medical Center-Bacolod FB photo

The Cancer Care and Infusion Unit at the Simplicio A. Palanca Medical Arts Building (SAP-MAB) of Bacolod Adventist Medical Center (BAMC) officially opened with a dedication ceremony last Wednesday, according to a press release.

This twenty-bed capacity area, fully equipped with the latest in intravenous (IV) infusion therapy and staffed with highly-trained nurses, doctors and medical team, is providing chemotherapy, consultations, monitoring, and counseling to patients diagnosed with cancer, or those with risk for cancer.

The Infusion Unit also has a special area catering to pregnant patients diagnosed with Immunologic Disorders such as Anti-phospholipid Syndrome (APAS), who are undergoing regular immunotherapy sessions.

Other services include blood infusion, Phlebotomy, IVIg Immunoglobulin Infusion, Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy, and Bone Marrow Aspiration.

The dedication ceremony was led by Pastor Simeon Rodrigo, who offered a heartfelt dedicatory prayer for the team members of the department. Dr. Bevan Ali Geslani and Dr. Norman Cabaya, pivotal figures in the funding and daily operations of the unit, respectively, who delivered their responses, highlighting their commitment to the cause.

The event saw a gathering of guests, physicians, nursing and department managers, and the hospital administrators, led by Dr. Sherwin Lowe Rodrigo, president and Medical Director of BAMC, with the Cancer Care and Infusion Unit Staff headed by Unit Manager Jerry Sabino. Their presence highlighted the hospital’s support and dedication to enhancing cancer care services in the city of Bacolod and in the region.

The Cancer Care and Infusion Unit aims to offer comprehensive medical management of cancer and other diseases requiring intravenous infusion therapy,  integrating advanced clinical treatment with Christ- centered,  compassionate and patient centric care.  It is open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

To avail of its services or for inquiries, the Cancer Care and Infusion Unit can be contacted at 6th floor, SAP-MAB , Bacolod Adventist Medical Center, CV Ramos Avenue, Taculing, Bacolod City or through telephone numbers (034) 7094000 local 1075, or 09954831517.*

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