By: Carl Berkowitz, TCCC Volunteer Pain and the associated mental suffering are a common occurrence for persons with breast cancer. Medications can often reduce the pain. But how can cancer patients reduce the suffering that comes from dwelling on unpleasant… Continue Reading 

Cancer Wellfit™ exists to remind cancer survivors of the vibrancy of life experienced through the gift of exercise and activity. This program between the Tri-City Court Club and the Tri-Cities Cancer Center started ten years ago and has become a… Continue Reading 

Ask a Dietician Monthly Column By: Alison Licquia MS, RDN, CD This month’s question is from Heidi: What can I do to get better bowel control now that I am done with chemo and colon surgery? The Colon Cancer Alliance… Continue Reading 

Suffering for 35 years with trigeminal neuralgia (TN) would dampen the hope of the average person desperately looking for a cure. But Fidelina Castaneda is not your average person. It was hope that kept her searching for treatments that would… Continue Reading 

It might surprise you to learn that your Tri-Cities Cancer Center has the largest community lung cancer screening program in the entire country. How is this possible? First, a little history: In 2011, the results of the national lung screening… Continue Reading 

The seasons are changing and with the longer nights and cooler temperatures comes the holiday season to warm and brighten our days.  Every year is different, some holidays we remember were better than others but the rituals we keep practicing… Continue Reading 

Proclamation WHEREAS, in 2016, an estimated 53,070 people in the United States will be diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer, and 41,780 will die from the disease; and WHEREAS, Pancreatic Cancer is one of the deadliest cancers, is expected to become the… Continue Reading 

Retired high school principal Darrell Seely relates the story of when he came into the office of his urologist in Eugene, OR, for his annual prostate exam. There he was greeted by the doctor’s assistant who turned out to be… Continue Reading