Summit News

  • Welcome Dr. Anne Kieryn Summit Welcomes Dr. Anne Kieryn, Surgical Breast Oncologist
    Summit Cancer Centers | March 1, 2019

    Summit Cancer Centers is pleased to welcome Dr. Anne Kieryn, a Stanford University Fellowship-Trained Surgical Breast Oncologist. Summit Cancer Centers is proud to announce that Dr. Anne Kieryn has joined our team of multidisciplinary cancer specialists and is currently accepting new patients. About Anne Kieryn, MD With many years of…
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  • why get a second opinion Why Should I Get a Second Opinion About My Cancer Treatment Plan?
    Summit Cancer Centers | December 20, 2018

    A Second Opinion can help confirm a diagnosis, identify other treatment options, and evaluate how best to treat your specific cancer. For patients and their loved ones, being told you have cancer is a confusing and frightening experience. You enter an entirely unfamiliar world of white coats, medical jargon, and…
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  • Dr. Raj Rajendra Summit Welcomes “Dr. Raj”, Medical Oncologist
    Summit Cancer Centers | November 16, 2018

    Summit Cancer Centers is very happy to welcome Dr. Raj Rajendra to our Medical Oncology team. Summit Cancer Centers is proud to announce that Dr. Raj Rajendra has joined our Medical Oncology team. Dr. Raj is currently practicing at the Post Falls cancer center. About Raj Rajendra, MD Dr. Rajeev Rajendra, or “Dr. Raj” as…
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  • Dr. Janelle Bennett Welcome Dr. Janelle Bennett to Summit Cancer Centers
    Summit Cancer Centers | November 1, 2018

    Welcome Dr. Janelle Bennett to Summit’s Medical Oncology team. Summit Cancer Centers is proud to introduce Dr. Janelle Bennett as a member of the Medical Oncology team. Dr. Bennett is currently seeing patients at our Spokane Valley cancer center. About Janelle Bennett, MD Dr. Janelle Bennett is a Spokane native and attended…
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  • Welcome Dr. Linda Grossheim to Summit Cancer Centers
    Summit Cancer Centers | August 30, 2018

    Summit Cancer Centers is proud to welcome Dr. Linda Grossheim to our Radiation Oncology team. Summit Cancer Center is proud to announce that Dr. Linda Grossheim has joined our Radiation Oncology team. Dr. Grossheim will practice at our Post Falls cancer center beginning September 2018. About Linda Grossheim, MD Linda Grossheim,…
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  • Welcome Dr. Aaron Saunders Welcome Surgical Oncologist Dr. Aaron Saunders to Summit Cancer Centers
    Summit Cancer Centers | August 27, 2018

    Summit Cancer Centers is very pleased to welcome Dr.  Aaron Saunders to  our care team. Summit Cancer Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Aaron Saunders has joined our Surgical Oncology staff. Dr. Saunders will provide care at our Spokane Valley cancer center. About Aaron Saunders, MD Dr. Saunders specializes in…
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  • dual immunotherapy lung cancer trial Summit First to Offer Exciting New Lung Cancer Dual Immunotherapy Trials
    Summit Cancer Centers | February 7, 2018

    Summit Cancer Centers is First in the Inland Northwest to Obtain a New Generation of Dual Immunotherapy Trials for First Line Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Immunotherapy has revolutionized the treatment of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. However, not every patient responds to single agent immunotherapy, either alone or in…
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  • Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Trial Promising New Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Trial Now at Summit Cancer Centers
    Summit Cancer Centers | January 23, 2018

    Summit Cancer Centers is first in Washington to offer the Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Immunotherapy AM0010 for Metastatic Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas. “We are proud to offer an immunotherapy trial for advanced adenocarcinoma of the pancreas,” states Dr. Arvind Chaudhry, Director of Research at Summit Cancer Centers. Current treatments…
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  • New Lymphoma Drug Trial Summit Cancer Centers is First in the Nation to Offer a New Lymphoma Drug Trial
    Summit Cancer Centers | January 4, 2018

    Summit Cancer Centers is first in the nation to offer Duvelisib, a new Lymphoma drug trial for patients with CLL who have experienced relapse on Ibrutinib. FDA approval of Imbruvica (ibrutinib) in February of 2014 revolutionized the treatment and outcome of patients with chronic lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL). Median survival rates of…
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  • checkmate920 clinical trial Summit Cancer Centers are First to CHECKMATE Advanced Kidney Cancer
    Summit Cancer Centers | December 23, 2017

    Summit Cancer Centers are  first in Spokane to offer a powerful new dual immunotherapy clinical trial in the treatment of advanced kidney cancer. The significant challenge with kidney cancer is that patients are often diagnosed at an advanced stage, and therefore, are very sick at their initial clinical visit. “We wanted options…
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