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Cancer Care at Queen of the Valley Medical Center

At Queen of the Valley Medical Center, our goal is to provide world-class cancer care, close to home. Your care team provides comprehensive, whole person care, from prevention and screening through diagnosis, treatment and beyond.

2395.1 miles away
707-719-0550 (Appointment Scheduling)

Cancer Care at Queen of the Valley Medical Center

At Queen of the Valley Medical Center, our goal is to provide world-class cancer care, close to home. Your care team provides comprehensive, whole person care, from prevention and screening through diagnosis, treatment and beyond.

2395.1 miles away
707-719-0550 (Appointment Scheduling)

Meet the Team

At Providence, you'll have access to a vast network of dedicated and compassionate providers who offer personalized care by focusing on treatment, prevention and health education.

Cancer support services care team

Our Cancer Support Services team is an essential part of your cancer care. Cancer Support Services is an integrated team of nurse navigators, clinical dietitians and oncology and palliative care social workers who work together to support your physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual well-being as part of our Community Cancer Program accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.

Our Cancer Support Services teams works seamlessly alongside your medical oncologist and radiation oncologist to ensure you are receiving the best possible care at Queen of the Valley.

Clinical social workers

By using evidence-based interventions, our clinical social workers at Queen of the Valley Medical Center are concentrated on helping individuals and families address the emotional and psychosocial impacts a cancer diagnosis can bring. As part of the multidisciplinary cancer team, the role of a clinical social worker is to help individuals cope through diagnosis, treatment and in transitions of care, providing:

  • Counseling for anxiety, depression, adjustment, insomnia and other emotions and symptoms related to cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • Assistance with practical resource needs
  • Advance care planning
  • Family meetings
  • Goals of care conversations
  • Referrals to local, regional, and national resources as needed

By working collaboratively within the cancer team and with community partners, our clinical social workers provide individuals with thoughtful, supportive and individualized care.

Nurse Navigators

Our nurse navigators assist patients who are diagnosed with lung cancer, cancers of the head and neck and breast cancer throughout the continuum of care. Navigators assist patients, providers, and staff by:

  • Providing and clarifying information
  • Ensuring care coordination
  • Helping patients navigate their care from diagnosis, through each stage of treatment and beyond
  • Managing symptoms through information sharing and education

The focus of our nurse navigators is to help find solutions to barriers that impact access to care. Nurse navigators are focused on patient empowerment, and they act as a bridge ensuring there are no gaps in care for our patients. Nurse navigators provide a team-oriented, patient-centered treatment experience for every patient.

Cancer support groups

Amigas del Alma and Facing Forward are locally offered breast cancer support groups offered in Spanish and English.

Currently support groups are virtual due to COVID restrictions.

Find a Cancer Support Group

At Providence, we fight cancer on every front, never losing sight of the fact that there’s a person behind every case of cancer we treat. We offer a full range of tests, treatments and support services, including:

  • Breast Center
  • Clinical trials
    • Queen of the Valley Medical Center offers enrollment in clinical trials to patients with various types of cancer. We offer national clinical trials at Queen of the Valley, but also refer patients to clinical trials at Stanford, UCSF, UC Davis and other academic medical centers. We provide more personalized care while also offering the newest and best therapies and clinical trials to patients, right here in Napa. For more information about clinical trials, ask your oncologist or a member of your care team.
  • Diagnostic imaging
  • DigniCap Scalp Cooling System for chemotherapy hair loss
  • Genetic testing
    • Queen of the Valley's medical oncology team works with a genetic counselor to provide genetic testing. We provide the latest in genetic testing to help guide our care. Queen of the Valley, through the Providence health system, has access to very sophisticated, modern DNA analysis and we often coordinate with local universities as well. Ask your medical oncologist for more information about participating in genetic testing.
  • Home health
  • Low-dose CT lung screening
  • Lymphedema treatment
  • Medical oncology outpatient clinic
  • Nutrition/dietary programs
  • Outpatient oncology infusion center
  • Outpatient rehabilitation services
  • Palliative care
  • Pastoral care
  • Psychological/emotional/spiritual support
  • Radiation oncology
  • Support groups
  • Surgery
  • Wellness Program

Why Choose Us for Your Cancer Care?

At Providence, we see the life in you. We know how important family celebrations and special occasions can be. Together let’s finish cancer so you don’t have to miss any of these moments.

We know that every patient is unique. No two patients – or their treatment plans – are alike. This is why we take a highly personalized approach to cancer care, and we always put our patients first. Our expert clinicians work with you to develop a specialized treatment plan that fits your and your family’s needs, because we know this results in the best outcomes.

As our patient, you and your loved ones are supported by an entire care team throughout your treatment journey. Our board-certified medical oncologists use the most advanced techniques in your diagnosis and treatment. They work closely with an extensive team that includes nurse navigators, specialists and other caregivers who provide a range of support services – from prevention and education to nutrition, integrative medicine and counseling.

Learn more about the experts who make up our multidisciplinary cancer care teams.

Cancer doesn’t discriminate, but access to great cancer care hasn’t always been the same for everyone. At Providence, we are deeply committed to making sure every patient we treat has access to the best cancer care. We value, respect and support the racial, ethnic, religious, gender, sexual and spiritual identities of each member of our diverse communities, and we never turn a patient away. Instead, we work harder to make sure every patient is treated equally and with dignity – whoever you are, and wherever you're at.

When you become a patient at Providence, you become part of a collaborative cancer-care network that often exceeds national measures for patient outcomes. This network includes award-winning physicians, scientists, researchers and caregivers across 51 hospitals in seven states. The power of this network, combined with the expertise of your local team, means you’re getting the best, most compassionate care. And if you need to meet with a specialist outside your area, we’ve got telehealth technology to help. Our network is one of the reasons 50,000 newly diagnosed cancer patients choose Providence each year.

Providence cancer research provides options, and hope, for patients seeking advanced procedures and therapies. We’re proud of our long history of pioneering clinical trials, research and evidence-based therapies. We established the first cancer-care center west of the Mississippi. We also have over 90 years of radiation research. Among other groundbreaking firsts: We led the international trial of the first immunotherapy to be approved for patients with melanoma, as well as the first successful gene-engineered T-cell therapy for metastatic pancreatic cancer. As a Providence patient, you have the opportunity to participate in – or benefit from – the 1,300 new clinical trials that begin each year.

Awards and Accreditation

At Queen of the Valley Medical Center, you have access to world-class care right here in the Napa Valley. Our accreditations are a testament to our ability to increase survivorship in the people we serve.

Our accreditations include:

  • American College of Radiology: Mammography Accredited Facility
  • American College of Radiology: Radiation Oncology Accredited Facility
  • American College of Surgeons: Commission on Cancer
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The Power of Our Network

Part of Providence Northern California

For over 100 years, our patients throughout Sonoma, Napa and Humboldt counties have been at the heart of everything we do:

  • On a mission to improve outcomes for each and every one of our patients, we partner with cancer research organizations to provide you with the highest-quality care.
  • Our Round Barn Cancer Center in Santa Rosa offers patients leading-edge clinical trials.
  • Our nurse navigators can help you find transportation and low-cost temporary lodging if you need to travel for treatment.

Learn More About Providence Northern California