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The Dr. Richard C. Ostenson Cancer Center

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Leading the Way for Regional Cancer Care

When cancer strikes, our job is to treat it and defeat it. That’s why Good Samaritan has built a cancer care program that is among the most comprehensive and respected in the Pacific Northwest. It combines advanced medicine, expertise and technology — as well as a great deal of compassion and encouragement.

The $16 million Dr. Richard C. Ostenson Cancer Center at Good Samaritan offers some of the world’s most advanced cancer-fighting diagnostic technology, and comprehensive support services for patients and families.

The Dr. Richard C. Ostenson Cancer Center at Good Samaritan has been built on the strengths of four partnering organizations: MultiCare Health System, Good Samaritan Hospital, Rainier Physicians and Tacoma Valley Radiation Oncology. By combining the expertise and technologies of these four partners, patients have access to some of the most comprehensive services available anywhere including diagnosis, treatment and support.

The programs offered at the Good Samaritan Cancer Resource Center are available to anyone in the community and benefit oncology patients and their families.

These programs and services, include:

  • A lending library on cancer and health-related materials, including CDs and DVDs
  • Comfort therapies that can reduce pain and provide relaxation 
  • Complimentary new wigs and wig fittings for cancer patients in our wig boutique
  • Complimentary gift certificates for wig trims, facials, and post-chemotherapy haircuts at a local salon
  • Complimentary hats and scarves for cancer patients 
  • “Look Good, Feel Better” complimentary skin care and makeup class for women who are about to undergo, currently undergoing, or have recently undergone cancer treatment 
  • A wide array of free resource materials related to diagnosis or situation 
  • Complimentary exercise classes for any fitness level including; Healthy Steps, Gentle Yoga, and Pilates
  • Cancer support groups and referrals for local-area support groups 
  • Pastoral care to support spiritual needs 
  • Complimentary coffee, tea, and hot chocolate 
  • A listening ear and compassion


To learn more about the Dr. Richard C. Ostenson Cancer Center, call our Resource Center at 253-697-4899.

Dr. Richard C. Ostenson Cancer Center
400 15th Ave. SE
Puyallup, WA  98372