Commission on Cancer Accredited Program
- Accredited since 1979
- Noted medical oncology program
- Coordinated care between surgeons and cancer care team
- Chemotherapy and targeted therapies
- Coordinated radiation treatments with off-island radiation centers
- Innovative Star Rehab Survivorship program
The mission of the WhidbeyHealth Cancer Care Program is to ensure compassionate, coordinated cancer care for Whidbey Island patients and their families.
Our Cancer Care Committee, a
multi-disciplinary team of physicians, patient care providers and support staff, works closely with the Commission on Cancer with the goal of helping patients and family members meet treatment goals.
For New Patients
Welcome to the Cancer Care Program at WhidbeyHealth.
Your care and comfort are our greatest concern.
Renee Yanke, ARNP, MN, AOCN, Oncology Advanced Practice Nurse, leads the Cancer Care Program at WhidbeyHealth Medical Center.
For your convenience, and to improve your experience at the Cancer Care or Specialty Care clinic, you may wish to print-out and complete the following forms before your next visit:
- Cancer Care Welcome Letter ─ Specialty Care Welcome Letter
─ These include contact numbers, clinic hours and important information about your appointments to print-out for your convenience.
- Comprehensive Patient History Form ─ This will help your doctors and nurses better understand your medical history.
- Consent for Leaving Messages ─ Your agreement to allow the Cancer Care clinic to leave detailed messages with specific medical information on voicemail or answering machine.
- Medication List ─ The medications - including vitamins, supplements and herbs - that you are currently taking.
- Patient Rights and Responsibilities ─ As a patient at WhidbeyHealth, you enjoy specific rights and also have certain responsibilities.
"I am spreading the word — there is no need to leave this island for exemplary cancer care.”
— A patient whose chemotherapy was transferred
to WhidbeyHealth from a Seattle hospital.