By: Margaret Ley, TCCC Chaplain No doubt you have started making your holiday lists. It is that time of year when many details and plans have to be put in place in order to make the magic holiday moments take… Continue Reading 

By: Ken Gamboa, Director of Marketing and Business Development, TCCC In 1994, the Tri-Cities Cancer Center opened its doors with the mission of bringing world-class cancer treatment and services to our very own community. This was the first joint venture of… Continue Reading 

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