By Associated Press - Sunday, March 15, 2015

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - The Puyallup Tribe has purchased a cancer treatment center and the western Washington tribe says it will be moving the operation to Fife.

The News Tribune reports (https://is.gd/LHCvNP ) The Puyallup Tribe of Indians has purchased the Seattle Cancer Treatment & Wellness Center. The Renton clinic was previously owned by Cancer Treatment Centers of America.

The new facility will offer both traditional and alternative methods of treatment to both native and non-native patients.

The tribe says this will be the first tribal-owned cancer care center in Indian Country and the United States. It will be known as the Salish Integrative Oncology Care Center.

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Information from: The News Tribune, https://www.thenewstribune.com

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