At Sutter’s cancer centers, we understand that cancer affects the mind and spirit, as well as the body. We provide personal support throughout cancer treatment and well into survivorship. We put the finest technology into the hands of nationally known specialists who treat thousands of people in Northern California each year.
The dedicated professionals here understand that no two cases of cancer are exactly alike. Cancer is a complex group of diseases that requires teamwork among skilled surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists and other specialists. At Sutter’s cancer centers, they all come together with and for you.
Sutter’s network of cancer specialists provide care in:
Research and Accreditation
Sutter’s cancer centers are proud to be at the forefront of cancer care and research. Doctors participate in more than 150 clinical trials supported by the National Cancer Institute, biotech and pharmaceutical companies. The Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Sutter Medical Center and Sutter Cancer Center in Sacramento recently joined a select group of transplant programs recognized for overall excellence from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy.
Sutter’s cancer centers in Sacramento, Roseville, Modesto, Auburn and Vallejo have earned accreditation by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Commission on Cancer.
Accreditation signifies these locations meet the commission’s stringent guidelines and reporting standards and have met the criteria to be named as a “Comprehensive Cancer Center.”
According to ACS criteria, an accredited cancer program strives to offer people with cancer:
- Quality care close to home
- Comprehensive care
- A multidisciplinary, team approach
- Information and education
- Patient-centered services
- Options for genetic assessment and counseling, and palliative care services
- Care monitoring and quality improvement
- Treatment planning based on evidence-based national treatment guidelines
- Clinical trials and new treatment options
- Follow-up care including a survivorship care plan
- Patient tracking through the cancer data system
Physician Referrals to Sutter Cancer Centers
Sutter’s cancer centers provide comprehensive medical care for all types of cancer. The centers work closely with referring physicians to ensure they remain informed and active members of the patient’s treatment team. View our physician referral directories and service area maps.
*Sutter Cancer Centers are a service of Sutter Valley Hospitals.