Your Care Team

Physicians at the Providence Regional Cancer Center work as a team to ensure you receive the best possible care. For many people, a medical oncologist will serve as their main cancer doctor. All of our medical oncologists are board certified, which means they have passed rigorous training and testing to become experts in this specialty.

Radiation therapy and surgery may also be part of your treatment plan. We also have skilled surgeons from many different specialties are available to perform surgery should you need it.

While you receive cancer treatment, a team of specialists will take excellent care of you. Depending on your needs and particular type of cancer, your care team may include:

  • Cancer rehabilitation therapists 
  • Cardiovascular surgeons 
  • Care coordinators 
  • Chaplains and counselors  
  • Dietitians 
  • General surgeons 
  • Genetic counselors  
  • Gynecologic oncologists  
  • Medical oncologists  
  • Mental health professionals   
  • Mentors (other patients who share their experiences) 
  • Neurosurgeons 
  • Oncology nurses 
  • Pathologists 
  • Patient navigator (helps patients and families find resources)  
  • Pharmacists 
  • Physical therapists 
  • Radiation oncologists 
  • Registered nurses 
  • Social workers 

Tumor Review Board

As part of your care, multiple specialists meet regularly to review details of your cancer treatment and work to ensure you get the best possible care.  

Our partners on the Tumor Review Board include:  

  • CellNetix Pathology & Laboratories 
  • Centralia General Surgery 
  • ENT Associates Southwest 
  • Gastroenterology Associates, PLLC 
  • Olympia Cardiac Surgery 
  • Providence Centralia Hospital 
  • Providence Integrative Cancer Care 
  • Providence Medical Group 
  • Providence St. Peter Hospital 
  • RadiantCare Radiation Oncology 
  • South Sound Radiology 
  • Southwest Washington Neurosurgery 
  • Surgical Associates 
  • South Sound Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine 
  • Swedish Cancer Institute  

Partners in care

We also partner with organizations to ensure that we provide the best possible care to all patients. Our affiliations include: 

  • American Cancer Society 
  • Associates of Community Cancer Centers 
  • National Coalition of Cancer Survivorship 
  • National Cancer Registrars Association 
  • National Cancer Surveillance System 
  • Oncology Roundtable 
  • Washington State Tumor Registrars Association