Partner Oncology Expands Cancer Care Services to Lakewood Area

Partners | <b>American Oncology Network</b>

Partner Oncology, an American Oncology Network, LLC partner practice, announces the opening of their new cancer center location in Lakewood, Washington.

Lakewood, Wash., May 3, 2021 – Partner Oncology, an American Oncology Network, LLC (AON) partner practice, is pleased to announce the opening of their new cancer center location in Lakewood, Washington at 11311 Bridgeport Way, Suite 303. Partner Oncology has been providing the highest quality personalized cancer care in the Pierce County area for 12 years.

“We are eager to expand our geographical reach into the Lakewood area, making it easier for our patients to receive the best cancer care and treatments close to where they live,” said Medical Oncologist Dr. Joseph Ye on behalf of the Partner Oncology physicians. “Cancer already creates so many burdens for our patients, we don’t want them to have the extra burden of having to drive long distances to receive care.”

Partner Oncology provides comprehensive treatment for patients diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders. The practice has two medical oncologists and hematologists, Dr. Joseph Ye and Dr. David Wang as well as a nurse practitioner, Loan Retchless.

The community oncology practice offers enhanced patient care including centralized laboratory and pathology services for diagnostic testing, home delivery of oral cancer medications and care management support.

Dr. David Wang said, “Opening this new Lakewood location is really about convenience for our patients, giving them access to the latest advancements in diagnosis and treatments of cancer closer to where they live.”

AON CEO Todd Schonherz added, “This expansion in the Washington area shows our commitment to our patients of bringing exceptional cancer care in their communities where its easier for their loved ones and support networks to be close by.”

Partner Oncology is committed to providing the community with the highest quality care that is based on research, evidence-based medicine and focused on the whole person. Cancer patients will now have access to a diverse range of services for diagnosis, treatment, clinical trials and amenities under one roof, giving them unparalleled access to comprehensive, integrated cancer care, close to home.

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About American Oncology Network, LLC:

American Oncology Network, LLC (AON) is an alliance of physicians and seasoned healthcare leaders partnering to ensure the long-term success of community oncology. Launched in 2018, the rapidly expanding AON network represents 102 physicians and 65 nurse practitioners and physician assistants practicing across 17 states. The executive management team of AON encompasses more than three decades of oncology practice management experience, enabling physicians to focus on what matters most – providing the highest quality care for patients.

The organization provides unique and comprehensive protocols for managing administrative procedures and enhancing ancillary services for its affiliates. AON is able to aggregate volume and attain economies of scale, as it guides its member physicians and practices through the transition to value-based reimbursement models that improve the patient experience and help to reduce the per-capita cost of cancer care.

AON also provides a unique model of physician led, community-based oncology management. With services such as a centralized specialty pharmacy, diagnostics, pathology, fully integrated electronic medical records, a care management team and a variety of financial assistance programs, an alliance with AON ensures that patients’ experiences will be at the very pinnacle of cancer care today.

About Partner Oncology:

Partner Oncology (PO) offers convenient access to quality cancer and hematology care for patients in Puyallup, Washington. A community-based practice, PO provides medical oncology/hematology services and infusion therapy including immunotherapy for treating cancer and other diseases.