By: Joan Stewart, RTT, BA HCA, Tri-Cities Cancer Center and Eastern WA American Cancer Society Ambassador for Mission: HPV Cancer Free The topic of vaccination is one that brings with it a variety of thoughts and opinions. Recently, the measles… Continue Reading 

By: Lisa C.S. Rootvik, ARNP, Director of Cancer Survivorship A “cancer survivor” is any person who has a history of cancer, from the time they are diagnosed through the remainder of their life. More than 350,000 cancer survivors are currently… Continue Reading 

By: Carl Berkowitz, TCCC Volunteer Those who attended this year’s Annual Fund Raiser Breakfast will recognize Tim Doyle as the Master of Ceremonies for this big event. He’s also Vice-President of the Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation and himself a cancer… Continue Reading 

By: Gregg Lowery, OMS-IV, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine Suppose someone randomly approached you and asked, “What are the symptoms of a heart attack and stroke?” Given the number of public ads informing you of… Continue Reading 

By: Carl Berkowitz, TCCC Volunteer Kim Leary is an oncology RN clinical nurse, who lives with a rare type of brain tumor that affects the glia, or supportive tissue, of the brain. Given her extensive medical knowledge and first-person experience,… Continue Reading 

Cancer Crushing Fundraising Breakfast! A record number of nearly 800 community members gathered at our annual “Cancer Crushing” Fundraising breakfast on March 29, 2018, generously sponsored by Mission Support Alliance. Our mission is to educate the community about the Tri-Cities… Continue Reading 

By: Elizabeth McLaughlin, TCCC Foundation Director The Tri-Cities Cancer Center’s proud history of nearly 25 years is surpassed only by the over 25 year history of its Foundation. The birth of the Tri-Cities Cancer Center was a carefully coordinated effort… Continue Reading