Cancer Collaborative
Medical excellence without the miles

Cancer Collaborative

Welcome to the CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative

The CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative is a comprehensive community cancer program for radiation oncology, medical oncology and infusion services, serving adult patients in the Columbia-Pacific region of Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington. The Cancer Collaborative enables Columbia Memorial Hospital and the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute to provide the most advanced cancer care where our patients live and to more effectively use our collective resources.

Get an inside look at the CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative.

We offer the following services in Astoria:

  • Personalized cancer and hematology treatment plans
  • Radiation therapy
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
  • Chemotherapy and infusion
  • Infusion suite with specially trained nurses
  • PET/CT and other diagnostic services
  • Quick test results
  • Second opinions and checkups
  • Custom financial consultation
  • Integrative therapies
  • Resource center for education and personal items
  • Communication with referring physicians
  • Classes and support groups
  • Clinical trials through the Knight Cancer Network

Your Cancer Care Team

It takes a village to provide comprehensive cancer care. These are just a few of the CMH Astoria cancer treatment center caregivers who provide support along the way:

  • Nurse Coordinator: Guides patients along the path from cancer diagnosis to survivorship. Serves as patients’ go-to person for questions and managing the side effects of treatments.
  • Oncology Social Worker: Acts as patient’s advocate and emotional support; connects patient with community support.
  • Pharmacist: Mixes each patient’s unique chemotherapy cocktail.
  • Dosimetrist: Develops each patient’s custom radiation therapy plan to best target the cancer.
  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist: Works with patient to prevent and treat malnutrition, to minimize side effects from treatment, and to improve nutrition in survivorship.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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