Skagit Valley Hospital Regional Cancer Care Center in Mount Vernon and Arlington, WA

Understanding Cancer

We know you have questions, and we want to help you find answers. The NCCN (National Comprehensive Cancer Network) defines cancer as “a general term for many diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control and are able to invade other tissues. Experts now understand that cancer is not just one disease but many; there are more than 100 different types of cancer.

Mehrdad Jafari, MD, medical oncologist with patient in the Skagit Valley Hospital Regional Cancer Care Center in Mount Vernon, WA.To learn more about a specific cancer, please visit these trusted sites by clicking on the links below:

Breast Cancer

Prostate Cancer

Colorectal Cancer 

Lung Cancer

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Hodgkin Lymphoma

Or visit our Online Resources List.

Listen to a Patient Power interview with oncologist Dr. Kiarash Kojouri and Hodgkin Lymphoma survivor Michelle DeKok.

If you would like to ask questions of one of our professionals, please contact us. We are here for you - compassion in the face of cancer.

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You can now download these forms to fill out and bring to your first appointment.

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