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Breast Cancer

Valley Breast Center Team Once Again Accredited in Mammography by the American College of Radiology

Just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Valley's Breast Center was awarded another three-year term of accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Mammography is a specific type of imaging test that uses a low-dose X-ray system to examine breasts...

Cancer Center

Coming Soon: Phase 1A of Valley’s New Cancer Center!

Stories of hope, inspiration, and love were the highlight of a very special celebration at Valley on Dec. 14, 2023. Since we’ve already broken ground on the building which will house our new Cancer Center, this was a SKYBREAKING celebration, as the sky is the limit for what we can do to help cancer patients and their families in south King County....

Cancer Support

Honoring the Strength and Courage of Those Living with a History of Cancer—National Cancer Survivors Day®

On Sunday, June 5, 2022, we will commemorate National Cancer Survivors Day®, as we pause to honor the strength and courage of those living with a history of cancer.  It’s a celebration for those who have survived; an inspiration for those recently diagnosed; a gathering of support for families, and an ou...

Colon Cancer

Debbie’s Story: Colon Cancer Care at Valley

The video below shares the story of Debbie, a Valley patient. After opting for a home Cologuard test, she received a positive result. Her primary care provider referred her to Joseph Roberts, MD, a gastroenterologist with Valley's Gastrointestinal Clinic. Dr. Roberts performed her colonoscopy that confirmed she had colon cancer. Colorectal surgeon...

Lung Cancer

Cancer Patients Donating Biobank Blood and Tissue Samples Receive Leading-Edge Genetic Cancer Profiling

By Keith Leung, MD, Oncology & Hematology Clinic, Valley Medical Center While much remains unknown about the development, behavior and progression of cancer, through the efforts of researchers and participation of cancer patients all over the world, our knowledge and treatments in the field of cancer care continue to advance. Because greater un...

Other Cancers

Cervical Cancer Screening Explained

Pap tests, HPV vaccine, Colposcopies and more Cervical cancer screening is part of regular preventive care for women and people with a cervix. In this DocTalk video, Jennifer Burzawa, MD, a gynecologic oncology provider with Valley's Oncology and Hematology Clinic, explains the screening, HPV vaccines, and what happens next if there's an abnormal r...

Prostate Cancer

Cancer Patients Donating Biobank Blood and Tissue Samples Receive Leading-Edge Genetic Cancer Profiling

By Keith Leung, MD, Oncology & Hematology Clinic, Valley Medical Center While much remains unknown about the development, behavior and progression of cancer, through the efforts of researchers and participation of cancer patients all over the world, our knowledge and treatments in the field of cancer care continue to advance. Because greater un...