UAB enters joint venture for cancer treatment at Lake Martin

The Cancer Center at Russell Medical Center proudly announces a newly formed joint venture relationship with UAB Medicine. This new partnership, UAB Medicine - The Cancer Center at RMC, is the first relationship of its type for both parties and designed to enhance oncology services provided in the Lake Martin Area and surrounding area.

Jim Peace, Russell Medical Center President and CEO says "This joint venture with UAB Medicine is a continuation of the mission of our hospital and provides the stability of cancer services to the area for years to come. We strive to provide the Lake Martin area with the very best health care has to offer and excellence in cancer care, treatment, research and education and UAB Medicine is synonymous with that reputation."

Peace says by entering into this partnership UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center will work closely with RMC's Medical Oncologist and staff to support and grow the local treatment program by providing access to UAB Medicine's best practices in cancer care, broader access to clinical trials, continuing medical education for nurses and oncologists, and access to the latest education about advancements in the treatment and detection of cancer.