We're committed to providing you with the very best cancer care, and your safety continues to be a top priority. With this in mind, we’ve put in place many new procedures, including a limited visitor policy and are not allowing patients to have people with them during appointments. This is just one more way of ensuring your safety and that of our staff. Read more
Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA
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