By: Joan Stewart, RT(T), BA HCA Clinical Services Project Coordinator, TCCC Our loyal newsletter readers may recall an article I wrote for our June 2015 issue on comparative oncology: the study of naturally occurring cancers in companion animals as a… Continue Reading 

By: Dr. Shelby Williams, PharmD, FSVHP and Dr. Joanne Intile, DVM, MS, DACVIM (oncology) Roger Caras once said “dogs are not our whole lives, but they make our lives whole.” Most would agree that our pets become a part of… Continue Reading 

By Carl Berkowitz, TCCC Volunteer A true story: the patient had not moved for several days and was psychologically closing off to the world. A special therapy team was brought in. Using no invasive medical procedures, the team soon had… Continue Reading 

Fundraising Breakfast – March 29, 2018 Join us at the Three Rivers Convention Center for our annual Fundraising Breakfast. The mission is to educate the community on the progress of the Cancer Center and to raise funds in support of… Continue Reading 

By: Dr. Amy Person, Health Officer, Benton-Franklin Health District Wouldn’t it be great if you could take a pill to prevent cancer? It’s not quite that easy, but for cancers associated with human papilloma virus (HPV), it’s close. A simple… Continue Reading 

By: Thomas Brown, PhD, DABR, Tri-Cities Cancer Center People are often surprised to learn that there are physicists working at the Tri-Cities Cancer Center (TCCC). In the minds of a lot of people, physics deals with concepts that seem detached… Continue Reading 

By Jeffrey R. Harris, MD, MPH, MBA, Professor and Chair, Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington Keeping employees healthy is paramount to the success of any employer, be they a private business, a government agency, or… Continue Reading 

By: Alison Licquia MS, RDN, CD The temperature is quickly falling and the smell of pumpkin spice is in the air. ‘Tis the season for family, festivities and food, lots and lots of food. Temptation is everywhere, just waiting to… Continue Reading