WALLA WALLA -- Providence St. Mary Regional Cancer Center has hired a new oncologist, Dr. James R. Cunningham.
He is a medical oncologist, a physician specializing in treating cancer with medicine including chemotherapy.
Cunningham will serve as the center's medical director and also will care for patients.
He comes to Walla Walla from Seattle, where he practiced with Seattle Cancer Treatment and Wellness.
The oncologist earned his doctorate at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1978, and served his internship, residency and fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland.
He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Puget Sound Oncology Consortium.
He also is a diplomate with the American Board of Internal Medicine in Medical Oncology.