We recommend that when you or your family member is diagnosed with mesothelioma that you be evaluated at an academic, multidisciplinary, mesothelioma center. In order to help you become familiar with what a center can offer, we feature one center per month.
University of Washington Medical Center
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle Washington 98195
Mission – “To improve the health of the public.”
University of Washington has been recognized as one of the top five cancer centers in the United States. University of Washington Medical Center, in collaboration with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, is the only National Comprehensive Cancer Network in the Pacific Northwest.
History – The University of Washington Medical Center was founded on May 4, 1959. The University of Washington lung cancer team is composed of leading healthcare professionals with extensive clinical expertise. The team offers a multidisciplinary approach to your individual cancer. Based on the type and location of your cancer, the genetics, life circumstances, and other unique factors, the treatment plan is developed.
Depending on your diagnosis, you will receive care at University of Washington Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center or the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is a cooperative alliance of UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Children’s Hospital.
Diagnosis of lung cancer and mesothelioma are seen at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave. E PO Box 19023 Seattle, WA 98109-1023- Patient intake office 206 288 7222
Director – Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Dr. Michael S. Mulligan MD- Director of Advanced Lung Disease Surgery Program He performs a range of lung cancer resections..
Team – Keith D. Eaton PHD Medical Oncologist Dr. Bernardo H.L. Goulart, MD MS Medical Oncologist Renato G. Martins, MD MPH medical director for thoracic/head and neck oncology.
Dr. Marcus Neubauer MD medical oncology , Dr. Patel is a radiation oncologist who specializes in the treatment of thoracic cancer including lung, thymic and tracheal tumorsDr. Christin Rodriguez Md medical oncologist
Dr Farhood Farjah M.D. – thoracic surgeon at University of Washington- trained at Memorial Sloan –Kettering Cancer Center in cardiothoracic surgery
Affiliations Thoracic Surgery Clinic at University of Washington Medical Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union
Stats – University of Washington Medicine is one of the top academic research institutes in National Institute of Health funding.
UW is recognized as a national leader in biomedical research
Resources – The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Hospitality House offers a variety of apartment style units within blocks of the SCCA outpatient clinic. Reservations: 206-204-3700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Seattle Cancer Alliance Hospitality House offers a shuttle bus to local grocery store twice a day. The shuttle also offer rides to and from hospital
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance have computer workstations, internet connections, fax machines, copier and printer, free notary and wig fitting
They also offer a lending library which may help with ones cancer journey.
Seattle Cancer Center also offers support for children, teens and caregivers.
Contact – Schedule an appointment 1-855-557-0555
People diagnosed with Mesothelioma are seen in the general oncology clinic on 4th floor at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Clinic Building. Treatments for this disease may occur in this building. Surgical procedures however take place at University of Washington Medical Center where follow up appointments maybe necessary.