Island Hospital
Merle Cancer Care Center
As part of North Puget Oncology Cancer Care Centers, our goal is to provide easy access to excellent cancer care and infusion services close to where our patients live. We want each patient to feel at home during this stressful time of life.
Merle Cancer Care Center Staff

High-Quality, Patient-Focused Care

The Merle Cancer Care Center at Island Hospital is committed to providing our patients the best possible cancer care and support, all within the comfort and convenience of our local community. We currently serve cancer and infusion patients from Skagit, Island and San Juan counties. Our multidisciplinary team of providers, nurses, navigator and support staff work together to deliver compassionate service and personalized care throughout the cancer journey.

Comprehensive Care

Island Hospital’s Merle Cancer Care Center has been providing highly skilled cancer treatment in our community since 1979. We have since grown into a state-of-the-art cancer care center, offering comprehensive cancer services including surgery, medical oncology, hematology, palliative care, access to clinical trials, a dedicated pharmacist, patient navigation, oncology social worker and support services. Our expert providers offer the convenience of local care, while offering coordinated access and consultation with oncology experts at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Virginia Mason, UW Medical Center, and other specialists throughout the Pacific Northwest region.

Accredited ServicesCommission on Cancer

Merle Cancer Care Center has been accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, the gold standard of quality cancer care, since 1981. We are also a participating member of the Association of Community Cancer Centers. Association of Community Cancer Centers

The Merle Cancer Care Center offers:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Non-chemotherapy medication administration
  • Blood product transfusion
  • Private visits with physicians and a nurse practitioner
  • Referral to radiation therapy
  • Personalized genomic therapy

The Merle Cancer Care Center is an Island Hospital-affiliated clinic. Patients seeking care at this clinic may receive a separate billing for a facility fee. This fee could result in higher out-of-pocket expenses. Patients should contact their insurance company to determine coverage for hospital-based facility charges.


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Merle Cancer Care Center Medical Arts Pavilion
1015 25th Street, Upper Level
Anacortes, WA 98221

(360) 299-4200


Monday - Friday
8 AM - 5 PM

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