By: Chuck DeGooyer, TCCC CEO 2016 was an extraordinary year for your Tri-Cities Cancer Center. This past year we were the first cancer center in the nation to receive the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Accreditation for Excellence (APEx®).… Continue Reading 

By: Joan Stewart, RT(T), BA HCA, Clinical Services Project Coordinator, TCCC The most common cancer in our society today is skin cancer. It is estimated there will be 3.5 million cases diagnosed in the US this year. While it is… Continue Reading 

By: Margaret Ley, Chaplain, TCCC When I was young I played on a neighborhood softball team. I played second base and my older brother, nicknamed Rhino Grunt, played left field. I’ll never forget the great moment in ‘league history,’ when… Continue Reading 

By: Carl Berkowitz, TCCC Volunteer As a scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Athena Schepmoes of Kennewick worked on several research teams using state-of-the art mass spectrometers to identify proteins that could serve as early markers for prostate, breast and… Continue Reading 

By: Carl Berkowitz, TCCC Volunteer The similarities in strategies used to recover from cancer or a severe accident become apparent within a few minutes of talking with 22 year old Chelsea McClammer and her mother, Tri-Cities Cancer Center Oncology Nurse… Continue Reading