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Holistic Cancer Care


 x To schedule an appointment with one of our oncologists, call 530.576.5298 

When a person is diagnosed with cancer, their world is turned upside down. At Dignity Health Medical Foundation—Woodland and Davis, our patients have access to advanced cancer care right in their own backyard, so they can focus on healing mid, body and spirit.

Cancers We Treat

Our oncologists collaborate with experts in all other departments to determine the most appropriate treatment option for your individual needs—delivering seamlessly coordinated care. Our oncologists have experience treating many types of cancer including but not limited to:

  • Blood cancers
  • Bone cancer
  • Brain cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Gynecologic cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Skin cancer

Cancer Care Services

Hematology/Medical Oncology: The use of medicines to treat cancer has seen great advancements in recent years and offers a variety of new, precise and personalized treatments. Often used in conjunction with other therapies, such as radiation oncology, medical oncology is a valuable tool in helping your chances for a successful outcome.

Radiation Oncology: Radiation therapy works to damage the DNA of cancer cells and cause them to die or reproduce more slowly. An important goal of radiation oncology is to specifically target cancer cells and spare healthy tissue. To do that, radiation oncologists use a range of medical imaging technologies including X-ray, MRI, CT and PET to precisely locate cancer sites. They then deploy radiation therapies to destroy even very small tumors with unprecedented accuracy.

Advanced Surgical Care: Some cancers require a surgeon to remove the cancer. Our surgeons—including breast, prostate, colorectal, thoracic, gynecologic and neurology—work alongside our medical and radiation oncologists to treat your cancer fully, often using minimally invasive approaches that allow your body to heal faster.

Nurse Navigators: Nothing turns your life upside down like a cancer diagnosis. You may feel overwhelmed by the journey ahead of you, involving many specialists and procedures. This is where our nurse navigators come in, guiding you through the process and supporting you every step of the way. Dignity Health’s Nurse Navigation program is the only one of its kind in the Greater Sacramento area. Our Woodland nurse navigators, Cindy Sucevich, RN and Anne Huang, RN, are ready to support you. 

Genetic Counseling: While we all face some risk for cancer, patients with a family history of cancer may have genes that put them at greater risk. Genetic counseling is a technology that can provide strategies for prevention and early detection. In cases when cancer is already diagnosed, genetic testing can lead to more effective treatment. The Woodland Cancer Center genetic counseling team works hand-in-hand with our oncologists to ensure patients receive the most targeted, precise treatment available.

Support Groups: Everyone needs help to get through a difficult loss or illness. We are here for you and your family. Support groups can provide a safe, confidential place where you can share your concerns and learn new coping skills from others facing similar challenges.

Find the Support You Need 

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer, we can help. Call 530.576.5298 to schedule an appointment with one of our oncology team specialists. 

 

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