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St. Luke's MSTI: Nampa

For advanced, compassionate cancer care, patients and their families have trusted St. Luke's MSTI for more than 40 years. Today we’re a network of five cancer centers dedicated to state-of-the-art treatment close to home; patient-centered care and support; cutting-edge research; and community prevention, education, and early detection initiatives. During your cancer journey, we'll be with you and your family every step of the way, treating your cancer, easing symptoms and side effects, and strengthening you physically, mentally, and emotionally.

Our cancer center in Nampa brings you medical and radiation oncology specialists, access to the best surgeons in the region, onsite pharmacy and lab, and a wide range of support services to care for your overall well-being. Depending on your diagnosis and treatment plan, you may also receive care at our Boise location where we have additional specialists in gynecologic, thoracic (lung), and pancreatic oncology; pediatric oncology and hematology; bleeding disorders; and blood and marrow transplant.

Providers

  • Medical Oncology

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  • Radiation Oncology

    Biography

    Colleen Lambertz, RN, MBA, MSN, FNP works in radiation oncology. She is board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from South Dakota State University; her master’s degree in business administration from Boise State University; and her master's in nursing, family nurse practitioner, from Gonzaga University.

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  • Medical Oncology

    Biography

    Brittany Linn, RN, MSN, NP-C works in medical oncology/hematology. She is board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and certified as a chemotherapy and biotherapy provider through the Oncology Nursing Society. She earned her master's degree in nursing, family nurse practitioner, from Idaho State University.
  • Genetic Counseling for Hereditary Cancers

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    Accepting new patients
  • Biography

    Lauryn Pyke, PA-C is a board certified physician assistant. She has experience in primary care and psychiatry, dealing with a broad range of acute and chronic physical and mental health conditions. She also spent three years at St. Luke’s MSTI working on adult clinical research trials.

    Lauryn earned her bachelor’s degree in human biology from Boise State University and her physician assistant degree from Idaho State University. She is a member of the Idaho Academy of Physician Assistants.

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  • Radiation Oncology

    Biography

    Timothy Sawyer, MD served for several years as medical director of Saint Alphonsus Cancer Care Center. Dr. Sawyer serves as the CEO and founder of ImQuant, Inc., a company dedicated to creating technology that helps tailor cancer treatment and other medical therapies to individual patients. He has served as co-director for lung cancer research at the Mayo Clinic North Central Cancer Treatment Group, and as adjunct faculty at Johns Hopkins Medical School. He practiced radiation oncology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and served as assistant professor at the Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences. Dr. Sawyer is a member of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology.

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  • Radiation Oncology

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  • Medical Oncology

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  • Mental Health

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    Nicole L. Thurston, MD specializes in oncology care and the unique behavioral health needs of cancer patients.

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  • Nutritional Counseling for Cancer Patients

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Procedures & Treatments

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  • Anal Cancer

    Anal cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the anus, which is the opening at the end of the rectum.

  • Breast Cancer

    When abnormal cells grow out of control in one or both breasts. They can invade nearby tissues and form a malignant tumor.

  • Colon Cancer

    Abnormal cells in your colon or rectum can grow together and form polyps. Over time, some polyps can turn into cancer.

  • Esophageal Cancer

    Cancer located in the hollow, muscular tube that moves food from the throat to the stomach.

  • Head and Neck Cancer

    Care for cancers of the sinuses, nasal and oral cavities, tongue, salivary glands, larynx, and pharynx.

  • Liver Cancer

    A disease in which cancer cells form in the tissues of the liver; the most common type in adults is hepatocellular carcinoma.

  • Lung Cancer

    St. Luke's offers comprehensive care for lung cancer, its symptoms, and the side effects of treatment.

  • Pancreatic Cancer

    When abnormal cells grow and form tumors in the pancreas; a small organ deep in the belly, behind your stomach.

  • Anal Cancer

    Anal cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the anus, which is the opening at the end of the rectum.

  • Breast Cancer

    When abnormal cells grow out of control in one or both breasts. They can invade nearby tissues and form a malignant tumor.

  • Colon Cancer

    Abnormal cells in your colon or rectum can grow together and form polyps. Over time, some polyps can turn into cancer.

  • Esophageal Cancer

    Cancer located in the hollow, muscular tube that moves food from the throat to the stomach.

  • Head and Neck Cancer

    Care for cancers of the sinuses, nasal and oral cavities, tongue, salivary glands, larynx, and pharynx.

  • Liver Cancer

    A disease in which cancer cells form in the tissues of the liver; the most common type in adults is hepatocellular carcinoma.

  • Lung Cancer

    St. Luke's offers comprehensive care for lung cancer, its symptoms, and the side effects of treatment.

  • Pancreatic Cancer

    When abnormal cells grow and form tumors in the pancreas; a small organ deep in the belly, behind your stomach.

  • Prostate Cancer

    The abnormal growth of cells in a man's prostate gland.

Supportive Oncology

Treating cancer successfully goes beyond a focus on the disease itself.

At St. Luke's MSTI, we understand that attention to your overall well-being will help promote healing and improve your quality of life. Our supportive oncology team works together closely to help you:

  • Take a more active role in treatment and survivorship
  • Improve your quality of life
  • Manage treatment side effects and symptoms (including pain, nausea, and insomnia)
  • Reduce anxiety and stress
  • Provide a sense of overall well-being

Commission on Cancer Accreditation

Commission on Cancer

Care From a CoC-Accredited Program

St. Luke's holds Commission on Cancer (CoC) cancer program accreditations at both St. Luke's Magic Valley and St. Luke's Treasure Valley. Accreditation by the CoC, a quality program of the American College of Surgeons, demonstrates a cancer program's commitment to providing high-quality, multidisciplinary, patient-centered cancer care. Thirty-four CoC-developed standards set the framework for a cancer program to provide the full scope of cancer care services required to diagnose, treat, rehabilitate, and support all cancer patients.

Clinical Trials at St. Luke's MSTI

Access to Cancer Research

Through our participation in regional and national clinical research studies, St. Luke’s MSTI is able to bring trial opportunities to our adult and pediatric patients that are on the leading edge of cancer care. You may participate in many of the same clinical trials as patients at the most-respected cancer centers in the world, including Mayo Clinic and MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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We're Building on Our Promise to Canyon County

Nampa Hospital

Investing in Community Health for Nampa and Beyond

St. Luke's has completed Phase 2 of our development in Nampa, delivering an 87-bed hospital with family suites for new mothers and their newborns, a NICU, children’s services, additional heart services, and an intensive care unit. We also offer obstetrics and women’s services, additional imaging services, and a new St. Luke's MSTI cancer care facility.

We need your help! The St. Luke's Canyon County Community Council has established a community fundraising goal of $2.6 million to support this project over the next five years.

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