Oncology Services Offered by Providence Regional Cancer System
Screening and Diagnosis
To diagnose your cancer as accurately as possible, physicians in Aberdeen, Centralia and Olympia provider cancer services through the Providence Regional Cancer System. Our cancer doctors rely on three main types of of diagnostic tests — imaging, pathology and surgical tests. Read more about cancer screening and diagnosis.
Our Providence imaging centers as well as our partners at South Sound Radiology offer imaging tests to our patients and the community at large. Read more about the full range of oncology exams we offer.
Lab Locations and Hours
Providence Regional Cancer Centers offer laboratory services on-site in each of our three locations — in Lacey, Centralia and Aberdeen. Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Read more about our oncology lab services.
Infusion and Chemotherapy
At each of our infusion therapy clinics in Aberdeen, Centralia and Lacey, patients receive care from experienced nurses who are specially trained and certified in administering chemotherapy. Read more about our infusion and chemotherapy services.
Robotic Assisted Surgery
Providence doctors are trained to perform da Vinci® robotic-assisted surgery for a range of procedures related to gynecology, gynecological oncology, and urology. Da Vinci® allows surgeons to operate with unmatched control and precision, using incisions roughly the width of a dime. In turn, smaller incisions help decrease scarring, post-surgical pain, complications and recovery time. Read more about our robotic assisted surgery services.
Patient Navigator Program
The navigation concept is designed to enhance timely treatment and reduce barriers to care. Meet our patient navigators and learn more about navigation services.
Genetic Testing and Counseling
Genetic testing and counseling provide information and guidance to help people understand their risk for hereditary conditions, including specific cancers. Meet our genetic counselor and learn more about genetic services.
Clinical Research Studies
Clinical trials are carefully performed research studies that answer questions about new therapies and treatments, with the goal of finding safe and effective approaches to care. Learn more about how Providence Regional Cancer System, and its affiliated physicians, participate in national trials to study a variety of cancers.
Tumor Review Boards
At our weekly tumor review boards, your oncology team members come together to review details of your cancer treatment and work to ensure that the treatment you receive is the absolute best evidence-based medicine for you. Read more about our multidisciplinary approach to ensure the best treatment for you.
Gynecological Oncology Services
Gynecologic oncologists specialize in the medical and surgical care of women with gynecologic malignancies (cancers), as well as complex benign gynecological conditions (non-cancerous gynecological conditions that cause health problems). Read more about the providers who offer this service.
Lymphedema can occur if you have lymphoid tissue removed during your treatment or evaluation. Sometimes, a buildup of fluid in the soft tissue of the arms and legs may occur. Read more about lymphedema services.
Outpatient Cancer Counseling
Services are provided by a trained licensed counselor with a master’s degree in social work and specific training and national certification in oncology social work. Learn more about free access to cancer-related counseling on a limited basis.
At Providence, we believe survivorship starts the day you are diagnosed. We want to help you adjust to various changes in your life during and following cancer treatment. Learn more about the variety of events and programs to help you access information and resources, and connect with others going through similar circumstances.
Integrative Cancer Care
Providence Integrative Cancer Care provides body-mind-spirit resources for cancer patients to encourage the best possible outcomes for the whole person. Learn more about therapeutic yoga, acupuncture, oncology massage, naturopathic oncology and nutrition services.