Thank you Lynx Healthcare, our supporting sponsors, and our community! We want to thank our over 1,100 community members and 80 volunteers who came together for Run for Ribbons and raised close to $60,000 to save lives! The success of… Continue Reading 

By: Joan Stewart, RT(T), BA HCA Clinical Services Project Coordinator, TCCC A very dear colleague in cancer care has decided to retire. Jannette Weber, the Director of Palliative Care at Chaplaincy Health has announced her retirement as of June 1st… Continue Reading 

By: Lisa C.S. Rootvik, ARNP, Survivorship Nurse Practitioner While every cancer survivor is unique, here are three things that everyone can do (even non-cancer survivors!) that are beneficial for overall health. 1) Eat a healthy diet. People have written encyclopedias… Continue Reading 

By: Lisa C.S. Rootvik, ARNP, Survivorship Nurse Practitioner The Survivorship Clinic at TCCC turned ONE in March and we are growing by leaps and bounds! We had our region’s very first survivorship conference, Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness, on April… Continue Reading 

An 11 year study of stage 1-3 breast cancer patients showed that stress management provided: Longer overall survival Less risk of cancer recurrence Improved quality-of-life In addition, other studies have shown stress management results in: Reduced risk of death from… Continue Reading 

Nine servings of fruits and vegetables daily. The majority of that should be vegetables. Eat a rainbow of plant foods every week with as much variety as possible: Black/Blue – Blackberries, blueberries, black beans, black rice, etc. Red/Purple – Pomegranate, beets, red… Continue Reading 

In 1988, the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology became available for clinical use after decades of research. This diagnostic tool with its capacity for clearer images of the human body opened a new frontier of discovery for neuroscience. Scientists now… Continue Reading