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Cancer Care Northwest Welcomes Two New, Experienced Nurse Practitioners

Posted: November 8, 2017

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SPOKANE, WA - Cancer Care Northwest (CCNW), the premier oncology provider of the Inland Northwest, is proud to announce the induction of two highly-skilled and experienced Board-Certified Nurse Practitioners into the practice. Natalya Alekhina, ARNP-C, and Wenny Lee, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C, are joining CCNW this fall, bringing with them extensive professional expertise in various cancer diagnoses, palliative medicine, geriatric and survivor care. This experience, in addition to formal certifications, ample education, and notable honors and memberships, will further elevate local cancer services at CCNW. Both Alekhina and Lee will contribute to CCNW’s mission to apply a unique comprehensive, innovative, compassionate and integrated approach to beating cancer here in the Inland Northwest.

"We’re honored to have both Alekhina and Lee join our cancer-fighting team," says Dr. Jason Call, CCNW Practice President and Radiation Oncologist. "Two skilled providers with extensive experience, they will further elevate the care our practice brings to the region. CCNW’s goal is to assemble the best possible care team available and keep innovative treatment options where patients can easily access them, right here at home. Their presence is a significant contribution to this effort."

Natalya Alekhina graduated from University of Nevada with a Bachelor of Science Degree, then completed her Master of Science in Nursing at Seattle University in Seattle, WA. She is certified as a nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society. Alekhina’s educational emphasis is in adult/geriatric care. She enjoys working with middle-aged and elderly adults and is passionate about delivering evidence-based and compassionate care to her patients.

Wenny Lee graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. She then completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is certified as a nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Intermountain Chapter of Oncology Nursing Society (ICONS) and Oncology Nursing Society. Lee’s professional interests include blood and marrow transplantation, hematologic malignancies, sarcoma, melanoma, and breast cancer. She also has special interest and training in palliative care.