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Cancer Care

  • blood cancer
  • breast cancer
  • cancer care
  • head and neck cancer
  • lung cancer
  • pediatric cancer
  • radiation oncology
  • skin cancer

Our cancer team

As a trusted hospital in Southwest Montana for more than 130 years, we appreciate the value of taking care of your health close to where you live. That’s why we’ve assembled a team of cancer care doctors and staff members who live and work in Butte and are passionate about providing high-quality care right in your backyard. Our team’s goal is to empower and encourage you to be an active participant in your care. We also have a dedicated resource library for you and the people who love you.
Commission on Cancer Accreditation

Commission on Cancer

CoC-accredited programs offer comprehensive care including: quality care close to home; a multidisciplinary, team approach; information and education; patient-centered services; options for genetic assessment, counseling, and palliative care services; care monitoring and quality improvement; evidence-based treatment planning; clinical trials and new treatment options, follow-up care; patient tracking through the cancer data system.

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GO2 Cancer Care Designation

GO2 Excellence Award

The GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer Centers of Excellence award recognizes hospitals for their multidisciplinary and patient-centric care. National Jewish Health and Intermountain Health are the first hospitals in Colorado and Montana to receive this designation.

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Early detection improves cancer outcomes

Cancer screening methods

Early detection is critical to catching and treating different kinds of cancer. Through screenings, biopsies, and clinical exams, Intermountain’s skilled physicians and technicians can better watch for and monitor any risks

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