Oncology and Hematology Services
Treating cancer is a collaborative endeavor. Our medical oncologists work closely with surgeons, radiation oncologists, infusion teams and other specialists to help patients understand their diagnosis, create individualized treatment plans, and coordinate and provide effective treatment for patients with:
- All types of cancer
- Blood-related disorders
- Bleeding and coagulation disorders
- Blood and marrow disorders, including leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma
Blood and Marrow Disorders
The Oncology and Hematology Clinic is staffed by skilled, experienced medical oncologists and hematologists with expertise in treating:
- Iron deficient anemia
- Sickle cell anemia
- Myeloproliferative disorders
- Idiopathic Thrombocypenia
Each Oncology and Hematology physician is board-certified in medical oncology. As a team, they bring extensive experience in research and academic training at distinguished centers including the Mayo Clinic, Yale University, University of Southern California, University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Several have served as leadership for national and state medical oncology organizations and publish in medical journals. Most importantly, they provide outstanding, compassionate care.
Types of Treatment
- Chemotherapy - Treating cancer with drugs.
- Hormone therapy - Using hormones as treatment for prostate and breast cancers.
- Biological response modifiers - Using special compounds to fight cancer by stimulating the body's immune system
The Breast Center
Working with The Breast Center, Valley Medical Center’s state-of-the art breast screening and diagnostic center, we diagnose and evaluate patients whose mammograms have resulted in abnormal findings and treat patients who have been diagnosed with all types and stages of breast cancer.
Infusion and Immunotherapy Center
Oncology and Hematology physicians collaborate closely with Valley Medical Center’s Infusion and Immunotherapy Center to treat cancer in a way that successfully brings about remission or prolongs life, while maintaining good quality of life. Therapy programs vary according to each patient’s needs.
Valley Medical Center's Radiation Oncology provides patients sophisticated, close-to-home radiation therapy treatment.