By: Joan Stewart, RT(T), BA HCA, Clinical Services Project Coordinator, TCCC Today the email from a trusted source stated: “Mid-Year Report on Updated Guidelines.” The multi-page report to follow covered 16 advisory boards and professional associations with recommendations for everything… Continue Reading 

By: Dr. Kenneth Berger, Board Certified Urologist, Lourdes Health The United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) is a panel of non-practicing primary care providers and epidemiologists funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services to make recommendations… Continue Reading 

By: Carl Berkowitz, TCCC Volunteer Don’t confuse Claude ‘Willie’ Sutton with “Willie ‘the actor’ Sutton.” Claude is a cancer survivor from Kennewick, while Willie ‘the actor’ Sutton was a famous bank robber during the early 20th century. Claude’s Air Force… Continue Reading 

Looking for a list of trusted websites for cancer information, support and everything in between? We have you covered. Centers for Disease Control – calculating your Body Mass Index www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/adult_bmi/ List of known carcinogens ntp.niehs.nih.gov/pubhealth/roc/index-1.html Free Publications on Side Effects… Continue Reading 

By: Cindy Miller, RN, CN-BN, Breast Program Coordinator, Tri-Cities Cancer Center My experience working with breast cancer patients began over 11 years ago when I began facilitating the Breast Cancer Support Group at the Cancer Center. I have met so… Continue Reading 

By: Dr. Laurie S Evans, PC, FACS, Medical Director, Tri-Cities Cancer Center Breast Center It is my pleasure and honor to share this exciting news and development in our community. Many years ago I narrowed my practice of General Surgery… Continue Reading 

By: Dr. Sue Mandell, Medical Director, TCCC I am often asked by many of my patients why they should attend the Survivorship Clinic established here at the Tri-Cities Cancer Center. Before answering that question in detail, let’s look at the… Continue Reading 

By: Lisa C.S. Rootvik, ARNP, Survivorship Clinic Coordinator Hi! I’m Lisa C.S. Rootvik, ARNP, an Oncology Nurse Practitioner who has worked in the field  Hi! I’m Lisa C.S. Rootvik, ARNP, an Oncology Nurse Practitioner who has worked in the field of… Continue Reading