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Alaska Surgical Oncology

We believe Alaskans deserve access to the best cancer care available. Alaska Surgical Oncology is based in Anchorage. Our cancer specialty practice includes the expertise of Charles Portera, MD, a fellowship-trained surgeon with more than 20 years of experience in the surgical removal of cancer. We take an aggressive and proactive approach to cancer, helping our patients to regain a normal life through the most advanced, minimally invasive surgical techniques. Click here to request an appointment.

Breast Cancer and Tumors

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Alaska Surgical Oncology provides comprehensive breast care, including breast imaging and diagnostic services, surgical therapy, and medical and radiation oncology. Most women with breast cancer will have some type of surgery to treat the main breast tumor and to remove as much of the cancer as possible.

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Skin Cancer

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Skin cancers include melanoma, basal cell, and squamous cell. Basal and squamous cell are common and treatment is usually very effective. Malignant melanoma can be difficult to treat, in which early detection, diagnosis and treatment can dramatically increase the survival rate from malignant melanoma.

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Gastrointestinal Disorders

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We offer treatment and specialized care in a number of organs and organ systems including: esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, rectum, abdomen, liver and biliary tract, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, breast, skin and soft tissue, endocrine system, and critically ill patients with underlying surgical problems.

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Non-Surgical Treatment

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Alaska Surgical Oncology combines compassionate care with advanced treatment through a multidisciplinary team approach. We work with primary care providers, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and other healthcare workers to create a non-surgical treatment plan using the most current methods available.

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