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Breast Cancer

It’s Time to Start Healing

Don’t delay getting your diagnostic tests. We’re here to keep you safe and healthy. It has been a long, tough road the past three months and we know many of our patients have put off important appointments and tests. For some, chronic or new health conditions have surfaced or gotten worse. We want you to know when you’re ready, we’re ready. We are...

Cancer Support

It’s Time to Start Healing

Don’t delay getting your diagnostic tests. We’re here to keep you safe and healthy. It has been a long, tough road the past three months and we know many of our patients have put off important appointments and tests. For some, chronic or new health conditions have surfaced or gotten worse. We want you to know when you’re ready, we’re ready. We are...

Colon Cancer

Time for a Colonoscopy? Valley Makes it Easy for You to Get this Important Preventive Screening

A colonoscopy is a screening of the colon for cancer and is recommended for most people every 10 years starting at age 50. While colon cancer is the third largest cancer killer, it can be prevented and treated when caught early. Valley offers convenient colonoscopy appointments without a long wait that you can schedule yourself. No referral or offi...

Lung Cancer

Great News! Governor Jay Inslee Signs “Tobacco 21” Legislation

Starting January 20, 2020, it will be illegal under Washington law for tobacco or vaping products to be sold to those under age 21, thanks to a bill signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on April 5, 2019. Washington is one of nine states to pass similar laws since 2015 to help prevent adolescents and young adults from forming harmful habits. "We're going to sa...

Other Cancers

What You Need to Know to Keep Your Skin Healthy this Summer with Dermatologist Matthew Bremmer, MD

May is skin cancer month! Join Dr. Bremmer as he talks about cancer prevention, sunscreen, coronavirus, and other dermatology topics. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvT6BXblGCc Topics covered: Skin cancer: identifying concerning moles and discolorations, preventionUsing sunscreensVitamin DRashes from sun rash/polymorphous light eruption (PMLE) or...

Prostate Cancer

Who Should Consider High Risk Cancer Screening and Genetic Testing?

Only a fraction of women and men are aware that their family history of cancer increases their own risk for cancer. Even fewer realize high risk screening is available to help them prevent cancer or find cancer when it is small and easiest to treat. It is estimated that 10 percent of people have a hereditary risk for cancer. This means a person was...