Cancer-Lifeline

Welcome to our new classes & support programs through CancerLifeline.
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Cancer Treatment

Cancer treatment at Valley Medical Center is a collaborative process where patients work hand-in-hand with their care team to develop individualized treatment plans. We place an emphasis on prevention, early detection of cancer, more accurate cancer diagnoses, improved outcomes, reduced side effects and less invasive treatment options.

Physicians specializing in medical oncology, radiation oncology, neuro oncology and surgical oncology as well as specially trained nurses and technicians, social workers, physical therapists and nutritionists provide support through each stage of your cancer journey. Your multidisciplinary team of board certified specialists gather regularly to review your case. Should you need more advanced care for a rare or complex diagnosis, you can be assured of quick and effortless access to renowned care at one of our UW Medicine affiliates..

Focus on Healing

Designed to enhance the comfort of our patients and assure their dignity, our healing environment incorporates restorative natural elements like sunlight and water. Valley Medical Center is also proud to offer a Healing Garden and Serenity Garden, as well as an Inpatient Family Retreat, to provide peace and respite for patients and loved ones. We also sponsor Cancer Lifeline classes and support groups here on campus, to help you and your loved ones build strength and understanding, reduce stress and find comfort with others who understand your journey.


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Valley Medical Center is accredited With Commendation by the Commission on Cancer as a Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program. Learn more.

 

 

Wellness Testing, Screening & Outreach

Early detection is key to improving survival for patients diagnosed with cancer. The earlier cancer is found, the easier it is to treat and cure. Valley Medical Center offers the latest technology that help detect cancer and save lives:

  • Biopsy & needle localization
  • Diagnostic imaging (MRI, CT, PET Scan, Nuclear Medicine)
  • Digital mammography
  • Endoscopy & colonoscopy
  • General diagnostic radiology
  • Gynecologic oncology
  • Laboratory testing
  • Pelvic exam and pap test
  • Surgical assessment & staging
  • Ultrasound

Medical Oncology

Within the Infusion and Immunotherapy Center, medical oncology and hematology specialists and staff provide:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Hormone therapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Biotherapy
  • Access to investigational protocols

Learn more about Medical Oncology.

Surgical Oncology

VMC’s DaVinci® Surgical System provides a less invasive cancer surgery alternative with faster recovery times and fewer side effects.

Radiation Oncology

Our team of radiation oncologists and therapy staff take a holistic approach and are dedicated to providing support and comfort throughout the course of radiation therapy. We offer advanced technologies for the following modalities: 

  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT)
  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS)
  • Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT)
  • Customized treatment plans utilizing Monte Carlo algorithms
  • High Dose Rate Brachytherapy for Breast and Gynecological cancers (SAVI, Tandem & Ring, Cylinder)
  • Low Dose Rate Brachytherapy Prostate Seed Implants (Pd-103 and I-125)

Learn more about Radiation Oncology.

Neuro Oncology

Physicians at Valley Medical Center's Neuroscience Institute treat patients with benign or cancerous tumors of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. Benign nervous system tumors, while not cancerous, may require ongoing treatment. Learn more about Neuro Oncology.