For the second year, Michael Novakovich, TCCC’s Director of Strategy & Business Development, chaired a law enforcement appreciation day through his church, The Garden, called Back the Blue. Teams of people from The Garden delivered breakfast during the morning shift… Continue Reading 

By: Joan Stewart, RT(T), BA HCA Clinical Services Project Coordinator, TCCC In May 2013, the Tri-Cities Cancer Center (TCCC) became the first clinic in Southeastern WA to offer low dose CT (LDCT) based lung cancer screening. Since then, TCCC has… Continue Reading 

Service, travel and people have always been part of Kurt Azeltine’s life. These qualities explain why this Tri-Cities Cancer Center (TCCC) radiation therapist finds satisfaction in a job where he helps people on a daily basis and travels to Third… Continue Reading 

By: Carl Berkowitz, TCCC Volunteer Serving others has been a passion of Cancer Center volunteer Art King since his retirement from a successful Maryland business in 2000. Recognizing that retirement can be a hard adjustment, this Army veteran took to… Continue Reading 

By: Dr. Timothy Gormley, Radiologist, Columbia Basin Imaging Put simply, medicine is just the art of using what works to help patients. By patients, I mean people – you, me, our neighbors, and our families. Because these people are loved… Continue Reading 

By: Lisa C.S. Rootvik, ARNP, Survivorship Clinic Nurse Practitioner Cancer survivors are often surprised by how difficult the transition to life after cancer can be. Among other challenges, survivors may be experiencing new physical, mental, and financial obstacles that were… Continue Reading 

By: Chuck DeGooyer, CEO, Tri-Cities Cancer Center Your Tri-Cities Cancer Center has pursued and successfully achieved two very important accreditations in the past two years. Accreditation is a significant undertaking: planning, process change, validating, auditing, training and educating, and commitment… Continue Reading 

By: Dr. Lindsey Josephson, ND, Tri-Cities Cancer Center The war on cancer is typically fought with some combination of surgery, chemotherapy or radiation therapy. These three tools have come a long way over the years at becoming more effective and… Continue Reading