Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Cancer Program

Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Cancer Program

The Legacy Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Cancer Program specializes in treating cancers of the liver, pancreas, bile ducts and gallbladder. Our comprehensive services include the latest technologies and therapies, clinical trials and cancer research. We combine an outstanding level of expertise with a profound compassion for healing.

Treatment of liver and pancreatic cancer -- especially metastatic liver cancer -- is rapidly evolving. Surgery is an option for more patients than ever before. Legacy Health also offers clinical trials and leading-edge, less-invasive interventional treatments, in addition to chemotherapy.

Award-winning care

Legacy ranks among the nation's top cancer programs and has received multiple quality awards including the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons' Commission (ACS) on Cancer. The ACS ranks Legacy's cancer program as one of the best in the nation.

Conditions treated:

  • Liver cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Bile duct, gall bladder cancer   

Additional services

We provide comprehensive services to support you both physically and emotionally. At Legacy you will have all the support and care you need to deal with your diagnosis. Learn more about:

  • Clinical trials 
  • Bloodless Surgery Program 

Our providers

  • Board-certified interventional radiologists Jason Bauer, MD, and Andy Cox, MD, specializing in minimally invasive (interventional oncology) procedures for liver cancers
  • Medical oncologists throughout the Portland-Vancouver metro area:
    • Eric Anderson, M.D.
    • Katherine Barford, M.D. 
    • Drew Chen, D.O.
    • Samir Desai, M.D.
    • Fred Ey, M.D., FACP
    • Jacqueline Vuky, M.D.
    • Robert Raish, M.D.
    • Gary Takahashi, M.D., FACP
    • Kevin Yee, M.D.
  • Nurse navigators to help patients understand their treatment and its side effects, coordinate services to help minimize symptoms, and provide emotional support
  • Nurse practitioner Reza Antoszewska, NP-C, providing survivorship services to support patient quality of life throughout and after treatment