Work to start on new cancer treatment center in Camillus


Published: May. 08, 2023, 7:01 a.m.
Hematology-Oncology Associates will break ground on Monday, May 8, 2023, on a 21,000-square-foot cancer treatment center at 5490 Cobbler Way, Camillus. (Bennetts & Huysman Architects)
Camillus, N.Y. — Hematology-Oncology Associates of CNY will break ground today on a 21,000-square-foot cancer treatment center in Camillus.
The new building at 5490 Cobbler Way will replace HOA’s smaller cancer center on Onondaga Hill and its wellness center in Camillus. It is expected to open in late 2024.
“Providing our patients with the best possible care includes a modern, spacious location where they can conveniently and cost-effectively receive all their cancer care, rather than traveling to different locations,” said CEO Maryann Roefaro. 
She said the new center will offer a full range of oncology care, including infusion services for cancer and other needs, radiation therapy, medical imaging, nutrition counseling, and laboratory and pharmacy services. In addition, it will house a wellness center for holistic care and classes for cancer patients and the community, she said.
Roefaro said the practice has outgrown the Onondaga Hill facility. That center has 12 bays for patients receiving chemotherapy, while the new facility will have 29, she said.
HOA was founded 41 years ago and employs 320 people, including 20 physicians, many of whom are partners in the practice.
Its other cancer centers are in Auburn and DeWitt.
The new center’s design team includes Bennetts & Huysman Architects, St. Germain & Aupperle Consulting Engineers, RAM-TECH Engineers and landscape architect Terry Horst. Rich & Gardner Construction Co. is the project’s general contractor.