By: Ken Gamboa, Director of Marketing and Business Development, TCCC In 1994, the Tri-Cities Cancer Center opened its doors with the mission of bringing world-class cancer treatment and services to our very own community. This was the first joint venture of… Continue Reading 

Pancreatic cancer is a very deadly cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, only 8.5% of those diagnosed will live longer than five years. Pancreatic cancer accounts for about 3.2% of all cancers in the United States and 7.3% of… Continue Reading 

By: Carl Berkowitz, TCCC Volunteer Veteran Lewis Turner travelled a good deal while serving four years as a construction electrician in the United States Naval Construction Battalion, known as the CB’s, or ‘Seebees’. He spent time in Okinawa, Guam and… Continue Reading 

By: Audrey McGary RD, CD, Touchpoint Dietitian, Lourdes Health Chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or the cancer itself may cause food to taste different to cancer patients. Some people have a bitter or a metallic taste in their mouth. For others, food… Continue Reading 

By: Laurie S Evans MD, PC, FACS Recently, I have become more aware of patient’s interest in alternative imaging, a.k.a. “thermography” for breast cancer screening. As a physician who has dedicated her career to helping women (and men) fight and… Continue Reading 

By: Carl Berkowitz, TCCC Volunteer The tingling sensation in KC Garza’s left cheek was a mild irritant for many months. It hadn’t stopped her from going to her job, or from her love of singing with many local bands. But… Continue Reading 

By: Kristina Lord, Warrior Sisterhood Board Member Warrior Sisterhood’s annual and biggest fundraiser of the year will be in a new venue this year. The fifth annual Pink the Parkway event moves this year from The Parkway to the nearby… Continue Reading 

By: Joan Stewart, RT(T), BA HCA Clinical Services Project Coordinator, TCCC As I begin making plans for September and the multiple cancer awareness events on the horizon, I took to the Internet for inspiration. There must be something out there… Continue Reading 

By: Elizabeth McLaughlin, Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation Director This August marks the 25th Anniversary of the initial formation of our Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation. On August 13, 1993, community members gathered at Cavanaugh’s Inn to formalize what was already an… Continue Reading 

By: Kristin Koskinen, RDN, LD, CD, Eat Well, Live Well 68% of processed food and beverages sold in the US have added sugars. Nearly seventy percent! Sugar hasn’t made the hot-topic list in nutrition circles for a while, too often… Continue Reading