Tri-Cities Cancer Center has demonstrated compliance with the standards of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Accreditation Program for Excellence (APEx®), effective February 1st, 2016, for a four-year accreditation of their radiation oncology services. APEx is an independent radiation… Continue Reading 

Optune

The Tri-Cities Cancer Center is proud to announce that it has a new treatment option available for glioblastoma (GBM) patients. The treatment is delivered via a device called Optune by NovocureTM. Optune is FDA approved and has shown to increase… Continue Reading 

Say what? Seriously? Yes, I thought it sounded crazy too when I first heard about it, however the idea behind using cancer therapies for non-cancerous medical conditions has been in widespread use for decades. Chemotherapies, for instance, are commonly used… Continue Reading 

The Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation supports the needs of the Cancer Center and is focused on supporting local cancer patients and their families, while providing services to build a healthier community through free early detection cancer screenings and education. Contributions… Continue Reading 

The Tri-Cities Cancer Center will host two free Tobacco Cessation classes on 1/15 and 1/27. This program will help participants identify triggers, come up with ways to beat them, discuss the use of stress reduction and nicotine replacement therapy. First time participants will… Continue Reading 

Radiation Therapy for Gynecological Malignancies Radiation therapy has been used for a variety of cancers of women’s reproductive tract for close to 100 years. The most significant advances have been made in the past 20 years to improve effectiveness and… Continue Reading 

We invite the community to join us for A Very Acappella Christmas featuring the Pacific Northwest’s Premier acappella vocal group, the Coats! The Coats will be performing on Saturday, December 12 at the Kennewick High School Auditorium. The two-­hour concert… Continue Reading 

Surviving and Thriving with Blood Borne Malignancies. If you or your loved one have been diagnosed with lymphoma, leukemia or multiple myeloma, please join us for this helpful presentation. Dr. Kevin Weeks of Lourdes Hematology & Oncology will share health… Continue Reading 

Home and Community Services for the Veteran. In honor of Veterans Day, we have a special event of particular interest to those who use veteran’s health benefits. Carmen Mohrbach, RN-­BC, is coordinator at the Walla Walla VA for Hospice and… Continue Reading 

A Question/Answer Session with Cindy Miller, RN, CN-BN and Breast Patient Navigator at the Tri-Cities Cancer Center Q: Should young women be screened for breast cancer? A: Women of any age can be affected by breast cancer. I encourage women… Continue Reading