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Cancer Care

Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare's Cancer Program combines the expertise of highly trained and experienced physicians, as well as technological advancements, with Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare's tradition of compassionate and personalized care.

Tri-Valley patients have easy access to an integrated center with caring and skilled professionals; the latest targeted treatment therapies, including radiation therapy and hematology; clinical trials; and up-to-date educational material in one convenient location.

Patient-Centered Care

While one physician coordinates care, our patients have the benefit of an expert team of oncology professionals working together to guide them (and their families) through treatment and follow-up. These experts include surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, specialized nurses and many others, who develop a customized treatment plan based on each patient's individual needs. Our comprehensive cancer services include:

  • Coordinated care
  • Board-certified medical oncologists and radiation oncologists
  • Oncology-certified nurses
  • Access to clinical trials
  • Radiation oncology
  • Medical oncology
  • Genetic counseling
  • Tumor Board
  • Support programs
  • Comprehensive educational materials
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Clinical pharmacist, medication counseling
  • Oral drug dispensing program

Commission on Cancer Accreditation

Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare's cancer program has been accredited by the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer since 1992. ValleyCare is among a select group of hospitals that have met strict clinical, education and cancer reporting requirements. Only 20 to 25% of the nation's 6,000 hospitals have earned this recognized accreditation. This achievement is a benchmark of quality for cancer care, and ValleyCare was granted a three-year approval. Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare has devoted considerable resources to developing and maintaining a progressive cancer care program.

Learn more about the benefits of maintaining the Commission on Cancer accreditation.