Advanced Cancer Care Where Our Patients Live

When Kristen Rahn, Nurse Manager of Radiation Oncology, started at Beebe 19 years ago, the Tunnell Cancer Center on Route 24 near Rehoboth Beach had not been built yet.

“We were seeing our oncology patients at the Lewes Campus and I remember we had such high volumes that we were scheduling patients from 6:30 a.m. all the way through to 10 p.m.,” Kristen recalls. “When we were able to build the Tunnell Cancer Center, it really allowed us to provide the type of patient care we wanted to provide – during normal business hours.”

2018-10-11T14:01:07+00:00 Oct. 11|

What He Thought Was a Tick Bite Ended Up Being Cancer

It was the middle of the night when Warren Baker awoke to an itch on his leg. As he itched it, he felt what he thought was a tick. He instinctively held the tick in place and headed to the bathroom to remove it. When he got to the bathroom and inspected his leg, he found it wasn’t a tick, but it was more of a small lump under the skin.

2018-07-13T16:43:54+00:00 May. 11|

Designed with the Patient in Mind [VIDEO]

During the planning process for creating a second location for our cancer center, the design team created life-size mock-ups of rooms to allow Tunnell Cancer Center Executive Director Barry Hamp and the team to see what a room might look like and to have the ability to focus on what is best for the patient—right down to where to place coat hooks.

Check out the tour below!
2018-07-13T16:44:58+00:00 May. 7|

Rehoboth Jazz Festival Pledges $100,000 to Beebe Healthcare’s Tunnell Cancer Center over Next Five Years

The Delaware Celebration of Jazz, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, which produces the Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival has supported Tunnell Cancer Center for many years, and to date has raised more than $77,000. This year the Board of Directors announced a 5-year, $100,000 pledge for Tunnell Cancer Center. This will support plans for a new cancer center in Millville, which is part of Beebe Healthcare’s capital campaign. At the Jazz Festival, the Beebe Medical Foundation unveiled a new method for guests to make direct gifts in a convenient way via texting for people wanting to show their support. The

2017-11-16T19:33:15+00:00 Nov. 1|