Merle Cancer Care Center

Medical Arts Pavilion
1015 25th Street, Upper Level
Anacortes, WA 98221
P: (360) 299-4200

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM


Patient Portal

Our commitment is stronger than cancer.

The Merle Cancer Care Center at Island Hospital is committed to providing our community with leading cancer care services. We are a place of hope, help and understanding – a comfortable environment where you will receive ongoing attention from our expert providers. As a community-based cancer center, we want to provide you with the latest in treatment options and cancer care services close to home. We understand that a cancer diagnosis changes your life, but it doesn’t have to control it. Trust that we are here to make things easier for you and your family.

Our Services

As a part of the North Puget Oncology Cancer Care Centers, our network is strong, and we are dedicated to providing our patients state-of-the-art cancer care services with the latest medical technology. Our highly regarded staff includes trusted providers, nurses, and a patient navigator to ensure you have all the emotional support you need through this process. You are our top priority and we promise to deliver compassionate service and personalized care throughout your cancer journey. Our services include:

Chemotherapy

Non-chemotherapy medication administration

Blood product transfusion

Private visits with physicians and a nurse practitioner

Referral to radiation therapy

Personalized genomic therapy

Accredited Services

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.

Our Providers

Our team of professionals are focused on providing a warm and welcoming environment for patients and families. We understand that the cancer patient’s experience reaches beyond the physical element, and we recognize the social, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being as important aspects of the healing process. In addition, our center’s infusion room offers breathtaking views of Mt. Baker, the Salish Sea and Cascade Mountains.

Patrick Nestor, MD

Hematologist/Oncologist

Junfeng Wang, MD, PhD

Hemotologist/Oncologist

We are here to help.

If you have been affected by cancer, we want you to know that you are not alone. You have access to a full range of support services to help ease your physical, emotional and practical challenges. Our support groups allow you to share your experiences and feelings with others who are going through similar situations. We also provide access to podcasts that provide practical education and encouragement to support you and your family through the treatment process.  

Support Services
Podcasts
Support Groups

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.

Our Promise

Your best healthcare experience begins at Island Hospital.
We always place your emotional and medical needs first and foremost.