By: Joan Stewart, RT(T), BA HCA, Clinical Services Project Coordinator, TCCC The most common cancer in our society today is skin cancer. It is estimated there will be 3.5 million cases diagnosed in the US this year. While it is… Continue Reading 

By: Margaret Ley, Chaplain, TCCC When I was young I played on a neighborhood softball team. I played second base and my older brother, nicknamed Rhino Grunt, played left field. I’ll never forget the great moment in ‘league history,’ when… Continue Reading 

By: Carl Berkowitz, TCCC Volunteer As a scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Athena Schepmoes of Kennewick worked on several research teams using state-of-the art mass spectrometers to identify proteins that could serve as early markers for prostate, breast and… Continue Reading 

By: Carl Berkowitz, TCCC Volunteer The similarities in strategies used to recover from cancer or a severe accident become apparent within a few minutes of talking with 22 year old Chelsea McClammer and her mother, Tri-Cities Cancer Center Oncology Nurse… Continue Reading 

What:    Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation’s 17th Annual Fundraising Breakfast When:   Thursday, March 16th, 7:30 a.m. Where:  Three Rivers Convention Center, 7016 W. Grandridge Blvd., Kennewick Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation will host its 17th Annual Fundraising Breakfast at the Three Rivers… Continue Reading 

By: Alison Licquia MS, RDN, CD How many of you vowed to make lots of great changes in 2017? Someone once told me, New Year’s resolutions are like babies: They’re fun to make but extremely difficult to maintain. That could… Continue Reading 

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