Northwest Medical Specialties adds a new face
Monday, September 19, 2011
|For Immediate Release:
Contact: Mary Kay Henley
Medical Specialties adds a new face to its team of nationally recognized
cancer specialists…meet Dr. Jorge Chaves
“Dr. Chaves brings to NWMS the latest cancer fighting strategies and a
commitment to finding a cure through clinical research and trails.”
|Tacoma, WA - September 19, 2011
-- Northwest Medical Specialties (NWMS) is pleased to announce the
addition of Dr. Jorge Chaves to its team of cancer specialists. Dr.
Chaves brings to NWMS the latest medical strategies and a commitment to
improving cancer treatment through research and trials. His clinical
focus is colon cancer, prostate cancer, and breast cancer.
“I was drawn to NWMS because of its track record of solid evidence-based
medicine and its impressive list of clinical trials.” He added that NWMS
has a more robust research program than some academic institutions. Dr.
Chaves is also the co-author of a breast cancer clinical trial currently
NWMS offers Washington’s South Sound residents compassionate,
experienced and innovative medical treatment in cancer care and
infectious diseases. They are among the regional leaders in clinical
trials, allowing patient’s access to cutting-edge treatment otherwise
unavailable in the area. Their network of dedicated staff includes:
Picture caption: Dr. Jorge Chaves
|When it comes to treating cancer patients, Dr. Chaves takes
a personal stance. “I never lose sight that I need to treat the
whole person, not just an organ system.” He is excited about the
advancements being made in the field including new drugs, cancer
vaccines and immunotherapy.
Dr. Chaves earned his M.D. from The University of Texas, Houston
Medical School. He completed his residency at Boston University
Medical Center and recently finished his fellowship at Yale
Cancer Center in New Haven Connecticut.
Dr. Chaves is excited to be part of the NWMS team and is
accepting new patients. He can be reached at (253) 383-3366 for
individuals looking for a knowledgeable and committed
oncology/hematology physician dedicated to the overall health of
• Rainier Hematology – Oncology
They are conveniently located in Tacoma, Puyallup, Federal Way, Gig
Harbor, Lakewood, Bonney Lake and Enumclaw.
• Hematology Oncology Northwest
• Infections Limited
• NWMS Research
NWMS is a member of the Cancer Centers of Excellence.
Dr. Chaves’ High-Resolution Photo Available Upon Request.
For more information contact:
Mary Kay Henley
Northwest Medical Specialties (NWMS)
1624 South I Street
Tacoma, WA 98405
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