Experience World-Class Care Near Home
At Franciscan Cancer Center, we don’t just treat the disease, we take a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to caring for the whole person.
Jane Thompson Russell Cancer Care Center
Milgard Medical Pavilion at St. Anthony Hospital
11511 Canterwood Boulevard Northwest
Gig Harbor, WA 98332
Caring for your mind, body and spirit is at the heart of the CHI Franciscan Health mission. At the Jane Thompson Russell Cancer Care Center, we help you and your family cope with cancer in a compassionate, healing environment.
Multidisciplinary cancer team in Gig Harbor
The Jane Thompson Russell Cancer Care Center brings together the Puget Sound’s leading cancer care specialists from CHI Franciscan Health, Peninsula Radiation Oncology and Northwest Medical Specialties. With decades of proven experience in advanced cancer diagnosis and treatments, we provide expert care close to home.
Our partnership has built a comprehensive team of cancer experts, including:
- Board-certified and fellowship-trained surgical oncologists
- Board-certified oncologists in hematology, medical and radiation oncology
- Certified oncology nurses
- Board-certified Radiologists and Pathologists
- Nurse Navigators
- Dieticians, Pharmacists, Therapists, Social Workers, Genetics Counselors
Comprehensive cancer services in Gig Harbor
As one of the largest, most comprehensive providers of expert cancer care in the Puget Sound, you’ll find a full range of cancer services—from prevention and screening to treatment and survivorship. And with our expansive navigator program, including specialty nurse navigators, you’ll always have someone to help you find your way, answer your questions and listen to your concerns.
Your care may take place in one of the following clinics on the St. Anthony campus.
Franciscan Surgical Associates at St. Anthony (breast, colon, rectal)
If you need specialized surgical care, our board certified and fellowship-trained oncology surgeons have expertise in breast, colon, and gynecologic cancers, and others using the latest surgical techniques for minimally invasive procedures such as advanced laparoscopic surgery and robotic-assisted surgery, which use smaller instruments, fewer incisions and computer technology to assist surgeons in achieving precise results.
Cancer clinical trials on the peninsula
We participate in research and clinical trials and are actively seeking patients to join them. The benefits of joining a clinical trial include:
- Gaining access to leading-edge treatments that are not yet widely available
- Participating in research studies for cancer prevention, cancer control and quality of life
- Helping to advance medical science, which will benefit future cancer patients
Ask your provider for more information about clinical trials and how to access one that is right for you.
Your Cancer Journey
Why Choose Us for Cancer Care?
Bremerton: Harrison Medical Center
Burien: Highline Cancer Center
Federal Way: St. Francis Hospital
> Gig Harbor: Jane Thompson Russell Cancer Care Center
Tacoma: St. Joseph Medical Center
Research and Clinical Trials
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