Portola Oncologists

in Portola, CA

Local Articles in Portola

Urology medical specialists


No one wants to hear "You have cancer." But if you’re facing this sometimes debilitating disease, an oncologist can help in the diagnosis, treatment options that often include chemotherapy and radiation and recovery.

Experts recommend cancer patients get counseling for psychological and emotional distress if they feel overwhelmed. (Photo courtesy of ©Thinkstock)

The best way to cope with the stress of having cancer is to find the doctor and psychological support you need. Here are some resources to get you started.

non-Hodgkin lymphoma cancer patient, mental health

Experts say the emotional and psychological side effects of cancer treatment can be as harmful to patients quality of life as the physical side effects.

The American Cancer Society Hope Lodge, with locations around the country, has kitchens where patients and family can prepare meals together. (Photo courtesy of the ACS)
Cancer/Oncology, Hospitals - General

While cancer patients often receive optimal care where they live, many travel to other cities — and sometimes across the country — for lifesaving treatment.

Tim Sheehan and his late wife, Cathy, pose with their children (from left) Nicole, Audrey and Ethan and dog, Toby. (Photo courtesy of Tim Sheehan)

Tim Sheehan discusses his wife's battle with acute myeloid leukemia and how they communicated the illness with their kids by being honest and realistic.

Oncology reviews in Portola


I was recommended here by my primary care physician. I had no troubles with scheduling and didn’t have to wait long once arriving for my appointments. I liked Dr.
Portola Oncologists Provider Name Locked
very much. They made me feel comfortable and reassured that we would take anything that came up. They have a very good system and they made you feel calm during the process. I went here for six weeks’ worth of testing. Everything came out good. They were very professional. The doctor was great.
- Linda L.

He treated my mom for a very long time. He is thorough and he has a great scheduler, who will work with my schedule. I wished I could give him an A+
- Marye T.

It went as good as could possibly be expected. He is an excellent surgeon, I couldn't give him any higher
Portola Oncologists Provider Name Locked
. He is patient, concerned, caring. Spent all of the time necessary with me. Answers every question. One of the best surgeons in the country. He comes close to walking on water in my mind.
- Paul & Deborah M.

He takes time to answer your questions and is compassionate and empathetic. I like him a lot and I have had all my chemotherapy in the office. The staff in the chemo room were awesome. I was never sick thanks to their medication.
- Elizabeth M.

He is extremely intelligent and knowledgeable. He is very good at explaining things in
Portola Oncologists Provider Name Locked
's language and is very respectful of my choices. I have not always taken his treatment recommendations and, unlike some doctors I have seen who get angry and exasperated with me, he is very patient and understanding. All of the nurses just love this man. He is nice to everybody, not only just patients. I always schedule visits far in advance.
- Mary J.

I go in like I think every six months and he looks at the mammogram which I get done regularly once a year. I think he's been good about giving me information about what's happening in that field. The cancer center people are absolutely great. There are times that you have to wait a little bit.
- Dolores N.

He is very good person. He is very concerned and caring. He is quite a professional. He staff is exceptional as well. He is a hands on person and is is very good at follow-up. He is just excellent.
- James M.

All Oncologists in Portola, CA

Companies below are listed in alphabetical order. To view top rated service providers along with reviews and ratings, Join Angie's List Now!


409 Senna Ave

Evans, Dr. Richard

155 Glasson Way
Grass Valley

Kaiser Permanente

43112 N 15th St W

Katherine Ohanlan MD

4370 Alpine Rd
Portola Valley

NEWSTART Lifestyle Program

20601 W. Paoli Lane

Oblon, Dr. David

Portola Zip Codes

Join Angie's List to get the best local reviews in Portola.

What Does My Membership Include?
  • Instant access to reviews for 700+ services
  • Exclusive service discounts - up to 70 percent off!
  • Top-notch support from our live call center
How does Angie's List work?
1. Say you need a Oncologist
2. Angie's List has tons of detailed, local reviews.
3. Find a winner, and book them.
4. Angie's List is there to resolve any issues.
Good Morning America
Fox News
USA Today
The Wall Street Journal
MSN money