Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advisory: Please help us limit exposure. Learn more about COVID-19 and where to go if you have concerns.
Get regional updates for Providence Washington.
If cancer is suspected, and a tumor is found, a biopsy of the tumor will be taken by a surgeon or other provider and taken to a pathologist. The pathologist is an essential member of your care team. This specialists makes your initial diagnosis through a series of scientific tests and provides the details you care team relies on to determine the best treatment plan for you.
The pathologist on your care team will prepare an extensive report, primarily including:
It is important for you to know this information because most of the decisions made about your treatment involve your pathology and lab reports.
Our diagnostic imaging technology is continually updated to make sure you have access to state-of-the-art modalities, including: