Serving a rapidly growing region, the clinic will provide access to more nationally recognized treatments
SEATTLE – (December 10, 2019) Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) announced today that starting in January 2020, its Poulsbo clinic will expand its existing on-site radiation oncology program, adding new services that include hematology and oncology consultation and management, infusion therapy with an on-site pharmacy and supportive care.
The comprehensive medical oncology program will also offer assessments, physical examinations, patient consultations and education from SCCA medical professionals and clinical staff. With additional staff members, the SCCA Peninsula clinic will provide:
- Care coordinators assigned to patients at their initial visit;
- Seamless integration between radiation oncology and medical oncology treatments;
- Flexibility in providing care with a team-based approach;
- A family-friendly environment; and
- Patient comfort and convenience through flex rooms and infusion bays.
“The mission of SCCA is to provide the highest level of care and the most advanced treatments to our patients,” says Dr. Nancy Davidson, SCCA’s executive director and president. “Patients heal better when they’re surrounded by their community, and this expansion of services ensures our Kitsap County patients will be able to receive their treatments closer to home.”
SCCA’s Peninsula clinic was designed to deliver a unique and supportive care model where all services are brought to the patient in one destination, called the universal room. This concept combines a comfortable and private space with a committed care team that provides personalized, seamless care to support healing.
In 2019, SCCA expanded its geographic presence in Washington state, opening two community clinics in Poulsbo and Issaquah. As the organization continues to grow, its focus remains on expanding and providing additional services to local communities that bring state-of-the-art, patient and family- centered care in the region, including:
- A nationally recognized treatment program. SCCA is proud to be recognized as a nationally ranked hospital with top-ranked specialists in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019–20 “Best Hospitals” survey.
- Washington’s only NCI-Designated Cancer Center. This coveted distinction is only awarded to hospitals with an established track record of excellence in advancing the treatment of cancer.
- Survival outcomes that lead the nation. According to the National Cancer Data Base
- (NCDB) Survival Reports data, SCCA patients have higher five-year survival rates for almost every cancer type compared to patients treated at other medical centers.
- Pioneering research that accelerates progress against cancer. SCCA affords patients access to over 500 clinical trials in process.
To learn more, visit seattlecca.org.
About Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists from Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s and UW Medicine — one extraordinary group whose sole purpose is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients. Based in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, SCCA has eight clinical care sites, including a medical oncology clinic at EvergreenHealth in Kirkland, Washington; medical and radiation oncology clinics at UW Medicine/Northwest Hospital & Medical Center in Seattle, Washington, medical and radiation oncology services at SCCA Peninsula and medical oncology services at SCCA Issaquah, as well as Network affiliations with hospitals in five states. For more information about SCCA, visit seattlecca.org.