By: Carl Berkowitz, TCCC Volunteer Scott Uribe’s wife, Barb, had been urging him to get a colonoscopy early in 2014 when he turned 50. “But I didn’t seriously start to think about it until December 2014 when I started having… Continue Reading 

The Tri-Cities Cancer Center is a community resource for cancer treatment, support, education, and information. It is also a place where hope is intertwined with compassion, due to generous support of the community. Scientific evidence shows that certain types of… Continue Reading 

By: Natalie Safford, TCCC Volunteer In a discussion about HPV and its corresponding shot, two young women explained that many people their age don’t know as much about HPV as they should. Lexie Reyes, a high school senior at New… Continue Reading 

By: Joan Stewart, RT(T), BA HCA, Clinical Services Project Coordinator, TCCC It was June 2006 when the FDA approved the vaccine known as Gardisil for pre-teen girls. A few things have changed since then but one thing remains certain: a… Continue Reading 

Chris Murray is the facilitator for the Tri-Cities Cancer Center’s monthly ‘Mindfulness Meditation for Health and Wellness’ sessions. He has more than 45 years of meditation experience and is the founder and meditation teacher for Insight Meditation of the Mid-Columbia.… Continue Reading 

By: Carl Berkowitz, TCCC Volunteer Pain and the associated mental suffering are a common occurrence for persons with breast cancer. Medications can often reduce the pain. But how can cancer patients reduce the suffering that comes from dwelling on unpleasant… Continue Reading 

Cancer Wellfit™ exists to remind cancer survivors of the vibrancy of life experienced through the gift of exercise and activity. This program between the Tri-City Court Club and the Tri-Cities Cancer Center started ten years ago and has become a… Continue Reading 

Ask a Dietician Monthly Column By: Alison Licquia MS, RDN, CD This month’s question is from Heidi: What can I do to get better bowel control now that I am done with chemo and colon surgery? The Colon Cancer Alliance… Continue Reading 

Suffering for 35 years with trigeminal neuralgia (TN) would dampen the hope of the average person desperately looking for a cure. But Fidelina Castaneda is not your average person. It was hope that kept her searching for treatments that would… Continue Reading 

It might surprise you to learn that your Tri-Cities Cancer Center has the largest community lung cancer screening program in the entire country. How is this possible? First, a little history: In 2011, the results of the national lung screening… Continue Reading