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Marshall affiliates with UC Davis Health for world-class cancer care

Marshall affiliates with UC Davis Health for world-class cancer care
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(Sacramento)

Marshall Medical Center and UC Davis Health have announced their cancer service affiliation that allows Marshall patients to access the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center through the UC Davis Health Cancer Care Network. The National Cancer Institute recently renewed the cancer center’s prestigious “comprehensive” designation, recognizing it as one of the 51 best cancer centers in the country.

The Marshall Patient Affiliation will provide advanced cancer care for patients without leaving the western slope of El Dorado County. The Collaborative Cancer Services will be based in Cameron Park, known as “The Marshall Cancer Center, a health affiliate of the University of California, Davis.”

“It is exciting to expand and scale up our cancer services in a way that will also maintain our position as a non-profit, independent hospital,” said Siri Nelson, CEO of Marshall Medical Center. “Under the agreement, our cancer center will remain under the Marshall umbrella, with the hospital retaining ownership, licensing and clinical supervision of patient care.”

Siri added, “Marshall’s vision is: We are a close-knit healthcare team and partners in delivering exceptional quality, access, and value in everything we do. Launching these services with UC Davis Health aligns with our vision and helps us expand exceptional cancer care to more residents. El Dorado County.

Siri Nelson

It is exciting to expand and scale up our cancer services in a way that will also maintain our position as a non-profit, independent hospital.”Siri Nelson, CEO, Marshall Medical Center

“We are thrilled to welcome Marshall Medical Center to the UC Davis Health Cancer Care Network,” said David Lubarsky, CEO of UC Davis Health. “Our goal is to improve cancer care in community hospitals so that patients can access cancer care at the highest level. This alliance brings Eldorado County residents the latest in cancer care without ever having to leave their local hospital.”

David Lubarsky

Our goal is to improve cancer care in community hospitals so that patients can access first-class cancer care.”David Lubarsky, CEO of UC Davis Health

“It is truly a transformative partnership. Through affiliation, Marshall patients will have access to the latest cancer clinical trials,” said UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center Director Primo “Lucky” Lara Jr.

Affiliation with the UC Davis Health Cancer Care Network allows Marshall oncologists to work directly with oncologists at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center to ensure their patients have the latest diagnostic and treatment options available.

“Marshall’s cancers will be discussed during our virtual oncology board meetings that bring together leading oncologists, pathologists, surgeons, and other cancer experts,” said Richard Bauld, chief medical officer at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Marshall providers and clinicians will have access to continuing medical education opportunities at UC Davis Health. Residents and university fellows will also take clinical courses with instructors at Marshall Cancer Center.

UC Davis Health has similar arrangements with other community hospitals including the Jane Upshaw Memorial Forest Tahoe Cancer Center in Truckee, Adventist Health and Rideout in Marysville, Mercy Medical Center in Merced, and Barton Health in Lake Tahoe.

University of California, Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute-designated center serving the Central Valley and inland northern California, an area of ​​more than 6 million people. The center’s specialists provide comprehensive, compassionate care to more than 100,000 adults and children each year, as well as access to more than 200 active clinical trials at any given time. Its innovative research program engages more than 240 scientists at UC Davis who work collaboratively to advance the discovery of new tools for cancer diagnosis and treatment. Patients have access to ground-breaking care, including immunotherapy and other targeted therapies. The Office of Community Outreach and Engagement addresses disparities in cancer outcomes across diverse populations, and the Cancer Center provides comprehensive education and workforce development programs for the next generation of clinicians and scientists. For more information, visit cancer.ucdavis.edu.

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