For Immediate Release October 23, 2008
GULFPORT, MS – On Thursday, October 16, U.S. Senator and Mrs. Roger Wicker met with Memorial Hospital administration to tour the build-out and renovation of space designated to establish a new medical oncology clinic.
The Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education spending bill, legislation that included $500,000 for Memorial Hospital, funding secured by Sen. Roger Wicker. These funds are designated to assist with the renovation of space within the Memorial Medical Office Building.
With the capacity to treat more than 900 cancer patients in its first year of operation