Biography & Education


Chris Fountain manages melanoma and brain cancer clinical trials for Providence Cancer Center throughout the Portland metro area.

Certified oncology nurse with experience in chemotherapy and immunotherapy, including administration of high-dose interleukin 2 and autologous stem cell transplant

Involvement in clinical administration of a variety of early phase studies, including in-house investigator-initiated trials, pharmaceutical-sponsored studies and academic- initiated studies with cooperative groups including SWOG, ECOG, NCCTG and RTOG

Currently support melanoma and primary brain tumor clinical trial protocols along with an active tissue and blood collection program in support of developing studies at Providence Cancer Center 

Additionally, provide support for ongoing melanoma clinical trial availability for patients at Providence Cancer Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Western Washington Oncology and Providence Everett Oncology

Graduate of LinfieldĀ  School of Nursing, 2003

Oncology certified nurse (OCN), 2005

Care Locations

Providence Cancer Center Clinical Trials-Melanoma and Brain Cancer
Providence Portland Medical Center


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