Cancer Care Programs
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer, you naturally want to find the best possible medical care. And that's exactly what you receive at Washington Hospital's Community Cancer Program.
In fact, in 2012, the Cancer Care Program received a a three-year Accreditation Award with Commendation from the American College of Surgeon's Commission on Cancer (CoC).
An accredited COC program since 1993 and an ACoS-designated Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program, Washington Hospital is one of only four hospitals in California and one of 82 hospitals in the country to receive the Outstanding Achievement Award since its inception in 2005.
"I am so grateful I was able to have my treatment at Washington Hospital, close to home. Every step of the way, people showed concern for me not just as a piece of paper or a number, but as a person. I will be forever grateful."
~ Michele White, Cancer Survivor
Read Michele's story of treatment and life after cancer.
See below to learn more about Washington Hospital's cancer prevention and treatment services.
Sandy Amos R.N. Infusion Center
2500 Mowry Avenue (Washington West)
Suite 239 (2nd floor)
Fremont, CA 94538
Call (510) 818-5050 or visit www.whhs.com/infusioncenter
The new Sandy Amos R.N. Infusion Center offers a comfortable and tranquil environment for patients who require frequent infusion therapy. This new facility is designed to be patient-centered. Flooded with natural light and a view of a beautiful atrium area, the outpatient facility features eight private infusion chairs in a warm, spa-like setting. Valet parking and concierge service are also available.
What We Offer
• Chemotherapy • Antibiotic administration• Biotherapy • Hydration
• Transfusions • PICC-line insertion
Caring for the Patient - Nurse Navigator
To help guide patients through their cancer treatment journey, a nurse navigator can help coordinate patient-centered care in the following ways:
• Assist with appointments and paperwork for the patient
• Facilitate access to high quality care and relieve barriers for timely care
• Educate about disease process and treatment options
• Provide referrals to appropriate services, i.e. social worker for financial issues, etc.
To talk to a nurse navigator, please call (510) 818-5060.
Washington Cancer Genetics Program
Washington Women’s and Imaging Center
2500 Mowry Avenue, Suite 150, Fremont, CA 94538
Call (510) 608-1356 or visit www.whhs.com/cancer/cancergenetics
Are you concerned about a strong family history of breast and ovarian cancer? Private consultations for genetic counseling and risk assessment are available with a physician referral.
Washington Hospital is home to a Radiation Oncology Center that features leading-edge technology and is staffed by board certifed doctors offering the highest quality care right here in Fremont. The Center offers Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), which reduces recovery time, side effects and complications associated with conventional radiation therapy treatments.
Our Center brings together a unique team-oriented approach to care with a high level of personalized attention. We offer a low-stress environment with a friendly staff, easy parking and a location that couldn’t be more convenient.
The Lymphedema Services staff at Washington Hospital is dedicated to helping each patient learn how to manage lymphemeda and keep it under control. Through special massage techniques and knowledge of the latest treatment options, our certified therapists and physical therapists help lymphedema patients regain control and take their lives back through quality, local care.
Lymphedema Education Class
The Lymphedema Education Series is offered to anyone who is interested in learning more about the lymph system and lymphedema. The class covers general information about the anatomy and function of the lymph system. When: Second and fourth Tuesday of every month
Time: 3 to 5 p.m.
Location: Washington Women’s Center Conference Room