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Providence Cancer Center - Southern Oregon

Recognized by The Commission on Cancer as offering the very best in cancer care, our patients have access to the most current detection and treatment services available, including prevention education, diagnosis, medical and surgical treatments, radiation, infusion, rehabilitation and support services.

Exceptional medical care involves understanding your diagnosis and your goals for treatment. Providence believes in working together to ensure that no one faces their challenges alone. Our dedicated cancer team is committed to providing the additional emotional support and assistance to manage treatment side effects, helping every patient through their cancer journey.

2362.5 miles away
541-732-7000
541-732-7029
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Providence Cancer Center - Southern Oregon

Recognized by The Commission on Cancer as offering the very best in cancer care, our patients have access to the most current detection and treatment services available, including prevention education, diagnosis, medical and surgical treatments, radiation, infusion, rehabilitation and support services.

Exceptional medical care involves understanding your diagnosis and your goals for treatment. Providence believes in working together to ensure that no one faces their challenges alone. Our dedicated cancer team is committed to providing the additional emotional support and assistance to manage treatment side effects, helping every patient through their cancer journey.

2362.5 miles away
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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.

Radiation oncology at Providence Medford Medical Center offers a comprehensive approach to cancer care with a wide range of world-class cancer therapy modalities performed by a multidisciplinary team of experts. Learn more about radiation therapy and commonly asked questions.

Our extraordinary team, coupled with state-of-the-art technology, creates the environment for superior treatment outcomes for cancer patients. Our physicians and staff are dedicated to delivering compassionate care for our patients while offering support to their families. Patient-centered care is our philosophy at Providence Cancer Institute. Your type of radiation therapy may include:

External beam radiation therapy treatment
  • Three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT)
  • Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
  • Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
  • Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)
Internal radiation therapy
  • HDR brachytherapy, (high-dose-rate brachytherapy)
Linear Accelerator
Precise and efficient radiation therapy

Providence utilizes a revolutionary linear accelerator, the Elekta Versa HD, that uses conventional radiation therapy combined with advanced stereotactic precision. This gives our radiation oncologists the flexibility to treat a broad spectrum of tumors throughout the body with conventional approaches, as well as complex cancers that require targeted precision.

  • Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) provides short-course treatments (five or fewer treatments) for select lung or abdominal tumors, compared to 25 or more daily treatment treatments under traditional regimens.
  • Velocity Modulated Adaptive Radiotherapy (VMAT) uses one or two dynamic arcs for daily treatment, compared to multiple static treatment fields. This technology allows treatments to take half the time of traditional treatment. It is used to treat lung, abdominal and pelvic tumors.
Improved treatment outcomes for several types of cancer
  • Head and neck cancer
    Radiation therapy has made significant progress as a front-line treatment for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the head and neck. Treating head and neck cancers can be difficult and complicated because of tumor proximity to critical structures around the head, oral cavity and throat. The Versa HD linear accelerator is specifically designed to address the complexities of treating these cancers.
  • Lung cancer
    Radiation therapy is a common treatment for many lung cancers. Because of the continuous respiratory motion of the lungs, it can be a challenge for traditional radiation technologies to target the tumor without damaging healthy tissue. The Versa HD is combined with our 4D CT scanner to maximize tumor targeting, which reduces radiation exposure to nearby healthy tissues.
  • Prostate cancer
    The high mobility of the prostate and its proximity to critical structures – the rectum, bladder and urethra – creates challenges when administering radiation therapy. Our radiation oncologists can visualize and track the prostate and surrounding soft tissue critical structures with Versa HD. This helps reduce side effects and damage to other organs.

At Providence, our priority is patient safety, patient satisfaction and quality clinical outcomes. Our caregivers have specialized experience working with patients in the areas of infectious diseases, oncology, nutrition support, pain management and specialty infusion medications.

We provide a wide range of infusion therapies, from IV antibiotics and hydration to IV nutrition and other prescribed IV therapies. We also offer specialized nutrition therapy for children and adults who require tube feeding.

Our infusion therapies include:
  • Antibiotics, antivirals and antifungals
  • Biotherapy/specialty medications
  • Blood transfusions
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hydration
  • Intravenous immune globulin (IVIG)
  • Peripheral and central line maintenance

Why Choose Us for Your Cancer Care?

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 cancer specialists are at the forefront of innovative, state-of-the-art technologies and treatment options.  We partner with you to develop specialized treatment plans that fit your needs and provide the best outcomes. At Providence Cancer Institute of Oregon, some of our advanced treatments include:

  • Complete genomic sequencing to determine the unique genetic composition of your cancer and the most effective treatments 
  • World-class immunotherapy capabilities, including adoptive cell therapy, CAR T-cell therapy, TIL therapy and high-dose IL-2 
  • Targeted therapies, including oral and infusion chemotherapy
  • State-of-the-art, minimally invasive surgical options, including robotic- assisted surgery and advanced surgical oncology research through biomedical engineering technology
  • A comprehensive Radiation Oncology Program, with state-of-the-art external beam and internal radiation therapy treatments, including the only MRI linear accelerator in the Pacific Northwest, Gamma Knife Perfexion, HDR Brachytherapy and more
  • A robust clinical trials portfolio of early phase studies developed by our world-renowned researchers and cooperative group studies sponsored by the National Cancer Institute
  • Genetic counseling and testing for cancer risk assessment, prevention, early detection and treatment planning
  • An award-winning Cardio-Oncology Program to minimize the cardiovascular side effects of cancer treatments
  • Evidence-based complementary medicine such as naturopathy, massage therapy and acupuncture through our Integrative Medicine Program

You will have access to unsurpassed support at every stage of your treatment, adding an extra dimension of care to help fight cancer. Our oncology nurse navigators, social workers, dietitians and spiritual care providers help guide you through treatment and promote health on every level — body, mind and spirit. As an added layer of support, our Oncology Resource Specialists provide free, personalized assistance to patients, families and care partners. These caregivers will help you navigate and use the many resources available throughout the community and through Providence.

Learn more about our cancer support services.

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 community, and we never turn a patient away. Instead, we work to make sure every patient is treated equally and with dignity – whoever you are, and wherever you are in your journey.

When you become a patient at Providence, you become part of a collaborative cancer-care network. Our care often exceeds national measures for patient outcomes. We have award-winning doctors, scientists, researchers and caregivers across 51 hospitals in seven states. The skills of your local team and the power of this network add up to the best, most compassionate care. And if you need to meet with a specialist outside your area, we have telehealth technology to help. Our network and superior care are among the reasons 6,000 newly diagnosed cancer patients choose Providence Cancer Institute of Oregon each year.

Through our pioneering research, we have helped make cancer immunotherapy a new standard of care. Our globally renowned team of physician researchers and scientists at Earle A. Chiles Research Institute offers hope to patients and families.

THE POWER OF OUR NETWORK

Part of Providence Cancer Institute of Oregon

Providence Cancer Institute is a leading provider of cancer care in Oregon, and part of the largest community-based cancer-care network in the United States. Regardless of where you go for care, you have an entire team of cancer experts working together to provide a personalized, whole-person approach to your care. At Providence we see more than a cancer diagnosis, we see the life in you and are committed to helping you live well again.

Learn More About the Providence Cancer Institute of Oregon

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APEX ACCREDITED FACILITY

ASTRO Accreditation Program for Excellence

Providence Medford Medical Center has been accredited by the American Society for Radiation Oncology. The ASTRO Accreditation Program for Excellence (APEx) is an independent radiation oncology practice accreditation program.