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Strong Collaborations

Aiming to End Cancer

AdventHealth Cancer Center Shawnee Mission is honored to be a certified member of MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of MD Anderson Cancer Center. That means we’re bringing expert cancer care, treatment and support right here to our community. Many of our oncology specialists follow MD Anderson guidelines to bring you the latest advances in cancer care.

Cancer Care Team

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We’re More Than a Medical Team

  • Physicians

    Each of our oncology specialists — including medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and pathologists — is committed to finding answers for you and your family and setting you on a path to healing. 

  • Care Navigators

    From scheduling appointments and coordinating details across your medical team to easing your mind about what’s to come, the care navigators at AdventHealth Cancer Center Shawnee Mission will help you navigate every step of your journey.

  • Supportive Care

    Treating cancer goes beyond treating the disease. That’s why we offer a wide range of support and resources to strengthen your body, ease your mind and lift your spirits. 

    Our services include therapy to address any side effects from treatments. We also offer support groups, spiritual support and much more.

Meet Our Team

Medical Oncology

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Gynecologic Oncology

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Radiation Oncology

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Surgical Oncology

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Pathology

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  • Samuel K Caughron, MD

    Samuel K. Caughron, MD

    Cancer Committee Chair

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    Elizabeth Manion, MD

Our Extended Care Team

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    Charlene Wallace, RN, MS, CBCN

    Breast Navigator

    Char Wallace is a Certified Breast Care Nurse. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Marymount College in Salina, Kan. and a Master of Science in adult education from Kansas State University. Breast health has been her professional focus for over 25 years.

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    Liane Hower, BSN, RN, OCN®

    Head and Neck, Lung Navigator

    Liane Hower, BSN, RN, OCN® is the oncology nurse navigator for Head and Neck cancer and Lung cancer patients. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from The University of Kansas, and then became an Oncology Certified Nurse.

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    Annette Steuart

    Breast Imaging Navigator

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    Caryn Martin, RD

    Clinical Dietician

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    Jessica Rogers, LCSW

    Social Worker

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    Molly Reynolds, PT, MSPT

    Certified Oncology Physical Therapist

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    Vicki Finch

    Financial Navigator

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    Nikole Kirch

    Financial Navigator

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    Tiffany Summers

    Financial Navigator