Cancer Care Close to You
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Separate entrance at the southeast corner of the hospital
Information: Call 503-435-6590
The state-of-the-art HR Hoover, MD Cancer Center offers both radiation treatment and chemotherapy services for cancer patients as well as hematology services for patients with certain blood disorders.
The center, which was commended by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons, was built with a special focus on patient comfort, privacy and convenience. In addition to the open and airy interior design, sculptures, fountains, watercolor paintings and other art by local artists enhance the pleasant surroundings.
In the radiation treatment area, rooms are equipped with customized, back-lit ceiling panels featuring a scenic landscape, just one more specialized touch to add to overall comfort. In the chemotherapy treatment area, comfort means reclining leather chairs, televisions, a nearby kitchenette, private restrooms, privacy drapes and full window-walls that fill the room with natural light.
We have also tried to make your trip to and from the Center as easy as possible. There is easy access off of Highway 18. Parking is free and for your convenience, there is even an enclosed and heated walkway that connects the center to the hospital.
The center is named after Dr. Joe Hoover, a general surgeon who spent most of his adult life treating patients in McMinnville. He was instrumental in bringing cancer care to Willamette Valley Medical Center and a guiding light in the success and growth of the center until he died of melanoma and prostate cancer in 2010.
MEET ERIC SANDELS-WEST,
RADIATION THERAPIST/BACKUP PACS ADMINISTRATOR:
He bikes to work as part of his exercise routine, rain or shine. He enjoys spending time with his family and supporting his kids in all of their activities. In his free time, he enjoys riding motorcycle, reading, and playing video games.
“Why do you love working at WVMC?”
I was raised in McMinnville, so it makes me very happy to be able to give back to the community to which I have such strong ties.