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Sammons Cancer Center
Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas (Baylor Dallas) is now home to North Texas' largest outpatient cancer center.The new Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas opens to the public Saturday, March 26. The 467,000 square-foot facility marks a new era in cancer care for the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and beyond by offering comprehensive services for cancer patients from initial diagnosis through post-recovery.Baylor Dallas, already the leading cancer care provider in North Texas in terms of patients treated and according to Consumer Choice data, now brings together multiple phases of cancer care under one roof.

Health Care Reform News
Baylor Health Care System’s focus on quality initiatives over the past decade, has prepared the organization for the greater emphasis health care reform has placed on quality care. Baylor is poised to lead in this new health care environment in which an increased focus is being placed on prevention and wellness and the creation a "medical home model" as we strive to achieve our vision to be trusted as the best place to give and receive safe, quality, compassionate care.

Community Benefit News
Throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth area and across the nation, not-for-profit organizations like Baylor have been more critical to the health of communities than ever before. An essential link in the health safety net that provides medical services to those in need, it is not surprising that Baylor is at the forefront of expanding access to health care.

Research News from Baylor
Moving scientific theory from the research bench to clinical trials and, ultimately, to the patient's beside, is central to the Baylor mission of patient-centered medical research through Baylor Research Institute (BRI). This bench-to-bedside focus involves basic science, clinical trials and health care effectiveness and quality of care research. Among the novel applications developed are customizable cancer vaccines and ultrasound-targeted microbubble transport to deliver genes or drugs to specific tissues including the heart, pancreas, kidneys, skeletal muscle and the brain to rejuvenate cells. In the past two years, BRI, which is based on the downtown Dallas campus, opened new clinical trials offices at Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth, Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano and THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano.

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Baylor Medical Center at Garland
Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine
Baylor Medical Center at Irving
Baylor Medical Center at McKinney
Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano
Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie
Baylor Health Care System Foundation

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