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Martin C. Palmer,  MD  

Medical Oncologist; Head, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology

Hematology, Medical Oncology

Accepting New Patients


Professional Statement

Dr. Palmer provides personalized oncology and hematology care based on developing compassionate understanding of the patient and educating the patient to be able to participate in an informed way in their own management decisions. He has broad oncology and hematology clinical and research experience, having practiced in three countries in both the academic and community practice settings, as well as oncology research in the biotech industry. Prior to joining Swedish, Dr. Palmer was a Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA, and before that Professor of Medicine and Assistant Dean of Clinical Education at the University of Alberta.

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University of Otago-Faculty of Medicine
medical school, 1980
Canterbury District Health Board
residency, Oncology Hematology, 1986
University of Alberta
fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1988

Board Certifications

Royal College Physicians and Surgeryeons
Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • Cancer
  • Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Cancer During Pregnancy
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Egfr Mutation
  • Endocrine Complications Of Cancer Therapy
  • Plasma Cell Dyscrasia
  • Pulmonary Metastases
  • Teratogen Exposure
  • Unknown Primary Cancer
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  • English

Practice Locations

Martin C. Palmer practices at one location

Swedish Cancer Institute Medical Oncology - Edmonds
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Edmonds
  • Swedish First Hill
  • Swedish Issaquah
  • Swedish Cherry Hill