Confusion over Prostate Cancer Screening There is a lot of confusing information about prostate cancer screening today. Sometimes we hear that men shouldn’t be screened at all, and other times we hear that some men should be screened and others… Continue Reading 

Support groups at the Tri-Cities Cancer Center are one facet of complementary care for patients and their families diagnosed with cancer. One patient summed up his experience of being diagnosed with cancer like this, “I realized that being diagnosed with… Continue Reading 

By: Joan Stewart, RT(T), BA HCA, Clinical Services Project Coordinator, TCCC The predominant rule in cancer care is if you want to cure it, find it early! For those who know ovarian cancer that is the challenge, finding it early!… Continue Reading 

By: Joan Stewart, RT(T), BA HCA, Clinical Services Project Coordinator, TCCC Today the email from a trusted source stated: “Mid-Year Report on Updated Guidelines.” The multi-page report to follow covered 16 advisory boards and professional associations with recommendations for everything… Continue Reading 

By: Dr. Kenneth Berger, Board Certified Urologist, Lourdes Health The United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) is a panel of non-practicing primary care providers and epidemiologists funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services to make recommendations… Continue Reading 

By: Carl Berkowitz, TCCC Volunteer Don’t confuse Claude ‘Willie’ Sutton with “Willie ‘the actor’ Sutton.” Claude is a cancer survivor from Kennewick, while Willie ‘the actor’ Sutton was a famous bank robber during the early 20th century. Claude’s Air Force… Continue Reading 

Looking for a list of trusted websites for cancer information, support and everything in between? We have you covered. Centers for Disease Control – calculating your Body Mass Index List of known carcinogens Free Publications on Side Effects… Continue Reading