Tanya Wahl
Tanya Wahl, M.D.

Tanya Wahl, M.D.

Tanya Wahl, M.D.
Specialty

Hematology, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Oncology - Medical

Clinical Interests / Special Procedures Performed

Breast Cancer, Cancer Institute, Cervical Cancer, Chemotherapy/Radiation Therapy, Endometrial Cancer, Evidence-Based Health Care, General Medical Oncology, Gynecologic Cancer, Hematologic Malignancies, Hematology, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma, Ovarian Cancer, Palliative Care, Swedish Cancer Institute, Thrombotic Disorders

  • Accepting Children: No
  • Accepting New Patients: Yes
  • Accepting Medicare: Yes
  • Accepting Medicaid/DSHS: Yes
Insurance Accepted:

Contact this office for accepted insurance plans.

Philosophy of Care

I believe in patient centered, personalized care driven by the best data available.

Personal Interests

Masters rowing with Sammamish Rowing Association, skiing, boating, travel, reading fiction

Medical School

Duke University School of Medicine

Residency

Stanford University Hospital and Medical Center

Fellowship(s)

University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Board Certifications

Medical Oncology

Languages:

English

Professional Associations:

American Society of Clinical Oncology

Breast Cancer Survival Guide: Physical & Clinical Updates

A diagnosis of breast cancer sets into motion a whirlwind of appointments, tests, surgeries and possibly chemotherapy and radiation treatment. A new study reviewed the timeline between surgery and initiating chemotherapy for different subtypes of breast cancer and found a survival advantage when chemotherapy was initiated within 30 days of surgery. Although treating within the 30-60 post-surgical window did not show a statistically significant survival advantage, there is a trend towards better outcomes. Exceeding 60 days post treatment had a negative impact on survival. The clinical impact of timing is most relevant for patients with stage II and III breast cancer, triple negative breast cancer and HER2-positive tumors.
 
Treatment for breast cancer can be exhausting and take a toll on the physical health of patients as treatment ends and they begin post-treatment life. Cancer survivors are at an increased risk of poor health, depression and physical disability. Approximately one third  ...

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Medical Oncology-Hematology / Bellevue - Swedish Cancer Institute
13333 Bel-Red Road
Bellevue, WA 98005
Phone: 425-646-9340
Fax: 425-646-9312
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Issaquah, WA 98029
Phone: 425-313-4200
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