Personalized Care at an Accredited Cancer Care Center
When you have cancer, choosing the right place to go for treatment can be a difficult decision. Radiation oncology, medical oncology, access to clinical trials, complementary medicine and support services are all a part of our comprehensive cancer care program.
As a regional destination for cancer care, the Skagit Regional Health Cancer Care Center has provided state-of-the-art cancer care to our community for over 30 years. The Skagit Regional Health Cancer Care Center has been accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) with commendation since 1975, earning additional honors from The National Accreditation for Breast Centers (NAPBC) in 2010 and recognition as a center of excellence by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI) with certification in 2018.
Here to Guide You Through Cancer Treatment
If you have been recently diagnosed with cancer, we know you are in shock and disbelief, scared, confused and anxious. Our experienced, compassionate staff are here to partner with you throughout the diagnostics, treatment planning and active treatment process, assisting with appointment coordination and scheduling as well as accessing additional resources. We are dedicated to ensuring you receive comprehensive cancer services and ultimate support during your cancer journey. Our Patient Support Services team can help answer questions, regarding:
- Affordable lodging
- Clinical trials
- Complementary therapies
- Financial resources and assistance
- Nutrition counseling during cancer treatment
- Patient education
- Social service needs
- Transportation to and from cancer treatment
- Treatment side effects
Team Approach to Cancer Treatment Recommendations
Our ultimate priority is to ensure our patients have the latest medical advancements in treatment available to achieve the best possible outcome. Through a multi-specialty team approach, our experts individualize your care throughout diagnosis, treatment and into survivorship. Each new patient’s case is presented at a regularly scheduled Cancer Conference comprised of top oncologists at Skagit Regional Health. This Cancer Conference enables specialists to work together to determine the best course of treatment for each cancer patient. The conference team meets regularly and includes the following specialists:
- Board-certified medical oncologists
- Board-certified pathologists
- Board-certified radiologists
- Board-certified radiation oncologists
- Board-certified surgeons
For More Information About New Patients
To learn more about new patient services, please contact one of our team members at the Skagit Regional Health Cancer Care Center at 360-814-2146. We can help you make an appointment with a cancer care physician at one of our convenient locations.