Accurate and Reliable Breast Cancer Screening

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 

Treating KCG

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 

Pink the Parkway

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 

Evidence Based Medicine

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 

TCCCF 25th Anniversary

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 

Sugar: It Gets a Little Sticky

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 

Natural Supplements for Prostate

By: Lindsey Josephson, Naturopathic Physician, Tri-Cities Cancer Center The use of natural therapies in cancer is an ever growing field and for good reason. Research from the Bastyr Integrative Oncology Research Center (BIORC) has recently shown that adding well-chosen natural… Continue Reading 

Be Aware of Prostate Cancer

By: Juno Choe, MD, PhD, Radiation Oncologist, Tri-Cities Cancer Center Let’s talk about prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer in men in the United States, and only skin cancers are diagnosed at a higher rate.… Continue Reading 

Join Our Volunteer Team!

At the Tri-Cities Cancer Center, our volunteers are an integral part of the services we provide. From welcoming patients to the building to serving in the Resource Center, Ralph R. Peterson Library or other areas of the Center, visitors and… Continue Reading 

A Warm Fuzzy

Your Tri-Cities Cancer Center has started Pet Therapy as a respite from cancer care! A chemo patient, Cheryl, enjoys a moment with Murphy, a charming ‘goldendoodle’. Dogs certified for pet therapy through agencies such as Pet Partners or Love on… Continue Reading