COVID-19 and Vaccine Information
Masks are still required in healthcare settings per CDC and state health department guidelines.
A medical oncologist works closely with your entire care team to treat and manage your cancer or hematology disorder and help keep it from coming back. An oncologist has special training in cancer care and hematology diseases [link to hematology page] and often serves as your main doctor for treatments and coordinating care between other doctors.
Your team may also include physician assistants, nurses, medical assistants and a nurse navigator.
Our doctors use evidence-based drug and biologic therapy to treat cancer, manage its symptoms and deliver precise medicine.
A cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming. The caring team at PeaceHealth is here to support you. Your doctor’s first step is to get a clear picture of your cancer and its stage. This may include diagnostic testing, biopsies and lab tests. Your doctor will use this key information to create a plan that’s right for you.
Cancer treatment can vary among patients. Some people may need several rounds of chemotherapy; others may need shorter sessions. Your oncologist will explain your treatment plan, answer your questions and help you get ready for the next step.
Cancer care is more than the latest advances in care. It’s also about delivering compassionate, expert, patient-centered care that gives you the power to heal better and feel stronger.