Cancer Care Services - VA Portland Health Care System
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VA Portland Health Care System

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Cancer Care Services

Comprehensive Cancer Care Services

(Click here for a complete 2-page VA Portland  "Cancer Care Support" menu.)
Whether you have a new cancer diagnosis or have been dealing with cancer for a long time, VA Portland Health Care System is here to provide timely, compassionate, and state-of-the-art care.

We have a network of medical experts and support services to help you understand your diagnosis, make informed choices about your treatment options, and identify your goals of care to create a personal care plan that will promote the best possible outcomes.

We work closely with our academic affiliate, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), to provide this world-class care and participate in VA clinical trials that give Veterans access to the most up-to-date treatments. Our doctors also practice and hold academic appointments at OHSU.

Care for Veterans

We are committed to serving Veterans and their family. We understand the unique needs of Veterans and are here to support you every step of the way.

Care Coordination

As part of the care team, our nurse care coordinators will work with you and our providers to coordinate your appointments for timely care. You will be taken care of very quickly from diagnosis through care.

Multidisciplinary Team Approach

We provide high-quality, multidisciplinary team care often all in one place. We discuss your care plan as a multidisciplinary team and work together to streamline your care.       

Quality Program 

Our commitment to providing high-quality, multidisciplinary cancer care, and emotional support to our Veterans and their family has earned, VA Portland Health Care System accreditation from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. 

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Contact Numbers

Cancer Care Navigation Team - (503) 220-8262, ext. 51753

Hematology Nurse Care Coordinator - (503) 721-1436

Oncology Nurse Care Coordinator - (503) 220-3408

Urology Cancer Care Coordinator - (503) 220-8262, ext. 57718 

Services Offered

Cancer Services & Treatment

• Chemotherapy and Infusion Therapy
• Clinical Trials
• Diagnostic Testing & Imaging
• General Surgery
 Interventional Radiology
• Lung Cancer Screening Program
• Medical Oncology & Hematology Care
• Multidisciplinary Clinics: Gastrointestinal, head & neck, and lung cancers
• Palliative Care
• Precision Oncology - Molecular Testing
• Radiation Oncology (with our academic affiliate/community)
• Telehealth: Medical oncology & hematology and lung cancer evaluation/follow-up

Cancer Specialties

• Dermatology
• Gastroenterology / Colorectal Surgery
• Hepatology / Hepatobiliary Surgery
• Medical Oncology & Hematology
• Neuro-Oncology / Neurosurgery
• Orthopaedic Oncology / Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma
• Otolaryngology (ENT)
• Pulmonary Medicine (lung)
• Thoracic Surgery (chest)
• Urology / Urologic Oncology

Cancer Support Services

We have services to support you and your loved ones before, during, and after treatment.
• Cancer Care Navigation Team
• Cancer Rehabilitation Services
• Chaplains
• Home Based Services
• Nutrition Services
• Oncology Social Workers
• Support Groups
• Tobacco Cessation
• Travel & Lodging

Page updated: June 25, 2021

Contact Info


  • Portland VA Medical Center

Contact Number(s)

  • 503-220-8262 Ext. 51753

Hours of Operation

  • 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.