The thyroid gland is an organ of the body’s endocrine system in the front of the neck. It is responsible for secreting a hormone, conveniently named “thyroid hormone,” which helps regulate the body’s metabolism and temperature. It is not uncommon… Continue Reading 

“It started as a soft lump on the back of my shoulder, about walnut size. The initial diagnosis was just a little fatty tumor, but not cancer.” said Maurice Schmidli, “But a year later it had grown to the size of… Continue Reading 

Did you know the Tri-Cities Cancer Center offers services by appointment to those undergoing treatment at no cost? These services are just a very small part of all the different services that we offer our patients and their families. Luxury… Continue Reading 

Have you heard this before? “I’m a survivor.” “He is so awesome, what a survivor.” “My BFF is a breast cancer survivor.” Survivorship has been a buzzword for some time; a term reflecting life after cancer treatment. But now we… Continue Reading 

For the next 26 weeks while the Center is in its remodeling phase, over 45 volunteers will provide over 135 hours of work a week, totaling 3,510 hours during our construction project. These volunteers are serving in positions where they… Continue Reading 

As the technology of radiotherapy has evolved over recent years, so has our ability to safely and accurately deliver a high dose of radiation to a target while allowing us to spare tissues that are just a fraction of a… Continue Reading 

Skin cancer is by far the most common cancer in the world. Although several risk factors exist, most skin cancers occur in older patients and are a result of ultraviolet light from years of exposure to sunlight or your local… Continue Reading 

September is a special month for Monte Sample. On September 8, 2012 he asked for Wendy Henne’s hand in marriage. And just six days later, on September 14th, he was diagnosed with a deadly tumor in his brain. Then, on… Continue Reading