By: Gregg Lowery, OMS-IV, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine Suppose someone randomly approached you and asked, “What are the symptoms of a heart attack and stroke?” Given the number of public ads informing you of… Continue Reading 

By: Carl Berkowitz, TCCC Volunteer Kim Leary is an oncology RN clinical nurse, who lives with a rare type of brain tumor that affects the glia, or supportive tissue, of the brain. Given her extensive medical knowledge and first-person experience,… Continue Reading 

Cancer Crushing Fundraising Breakfast! A record number of nearly 800 community members gathered at our annual “Cancer Crushing” Fundraising breakfast on March 29, 2018, generously sponsored by Mission Support Alliance. Our mission is to educate the community about the Tri-Cities… Continue Reading 

By: Elizabeth McLaughlin, TCCC Foundation Director The Tri-Cities Cancer Center’s proud history of nearly 25 years is surpassed only by the over 25 year history of its Foundation. The birth of the Tri-Cities Cancer Center was a carefully coordinated effort… Continue Reading 

By: Chuck DeGooyer, TCCC CEO There isn’t a day that goes by that I’m not reminded of the critical work and support that the Tri-Cities Cancer Center provides our community. As I reflect on 2018 and look forward to celebrating… Continue Reading 

The Tri-Cities Cancer Center provides free Fecal Immunochemical Tests (FIT) that are FDA cleared to screen for colorectal cancer, colon polyps, diverticulitis, and colitis. FIT is a simple, self-administered test that provides quick results. Please contact the Tri-Cities Cancer Center… Continue Reading 

By: Carl Berkowitz, TCCC Volunteer In 1993, the Tri-Cities Cancer Center (TCCC) Foundation was founded, followed in 1994 by the opening of the Cancer Center thanks to the hard work and dollars raised by many Tri-City individuals and organizations. There… Continue Reading 

By: Joan Stewart, RT(T), BA HCA Clinical Services Project Coordinator, TCCC A healthy diet can help prevent against colon disorders. Risk factors for colon cancer include obesity, physical inactivity, heavy alcohol consumption, and a high intake of red and processed… Continue Reading 

By: Joan Stewart, RT(T), BA HCA Clinical Services Project Coordinator, TCCC A common theme in cancer care is the earlier we can find it, the better our chance of curing it. Colorectal cancer is no exception. Unfortunately, early stage colon… Continue Reading