Pancreatic cancer is a very deadly cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, only 8.5% of those diagnosed will live longer than five years. Pancreatic cancer accounts for about 3.2% of all cancers in the United States and 7.3% of… Continue Reading 

By: Carl Berkowitz, TCCC Volunteer Veteran Lewis Turner travelled a good deal while serving four years as a construction electrician in the United States Naval Construction Battalion, known as the CB’s, or ‘Seebees’. He spent time in Okinawa, Guam and… Continue Reading 

By: Audrey McGary RD, CD, Touchpoint Dietitian, Lourdes Health Chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or the cancer itself may cause food to taste different to cancer patients. Some people have a bitter or a metallic taste in their mouth. For others, food… Continue Reading 

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 

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 

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 

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 

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 

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 

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