Cancer Center

Patient Care Team

Total patient care is the goal of our entire health care team. The team's emphasis is on health education, emotional support, problem-solving and goal-setting with patients and their families as active participants in treatment planning.

The Oncology Team includes:

Board-Certified Physicians


Gerardo Midence, MD
Oncology, hospice & palliative medicine, Hematology
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Sushma Pant, MD
Oncology, hospice & palliative medicine
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Kent Anderson, MD
Radiation oncology
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Katrina Popham, MD
Oncology & hematology
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Binay Shah, MD
Oncology
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Chemotherapy- and Biotherapy-Trained Registered Nurses

Oncology nurses are on the front lines of chemotherapy delivery, providing education, side-effects management and emotional support to patients and their families.

Physicist

Ensures the correct radiation treatment is given by calibrating the machines and calculating doses.

Dosimetrist

Specializes in the operation of radiation equipment and calculations of dosing in cooperation with physicist and oncologist.

Radiation Therapists

Operate the radiation therapy machine during treatments.

Social Worker

Provides education about cancer issues; counsel and emotional support; referrals to community resources; and support services, assistance with financial applications, medical forms, and Advance Directives.

Registered Dietitian

Provides education regarding nutritional issues and helps identify diets that might maintain strength, improve tolerance to treatments and decrease adverse side effects of treatments.

Pharmacist

On-site pharmacy staff prepares chemotherapy and treatment-related medications.

Financial Advocate

Helps access financial assistance programs for those who meet financial eligibility criteria.

Contact Us

Radiation Oncology Center

504 Sixth St.

Lewiston, ID 83501

Phone: 208-799-5600

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Cancer Center & Blood Institute

1250 Idaho Street

Lewiston, ID 83501

Phone: 208-743-7427

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