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 

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 

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 

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 

By: Joan Stewart, RT(T), BA HCA Clinical Services Project Coordinator, TCCC If you or a loved one are faced with a cancer diagnosis you want the best care possible whether it’s a simple skin lesion or a life-threatening brain tumor.… Continue Reading 

By: Carl Berkowitz, TCCC Volunteer Cancer is not a singular entity. There are thousands of different diseases we call cancer because there are thousands of different ways for a normal cell to become cancerous. So identifying the right treatment can… Continue Reading 

Thank you Lynx Healthcare, our supporting sponsors, and our community! We want to thank our over 1,100 community members and 80 volunteers who came together for Run for Ribbons and raised close to $60,000 to save lives! The success of… Continue Reading 

By: Joan Stewart, RT(T), BA HCA Clinical Services Project Coordinator, TCCC A very dear colleague in cancer care has decided to retire. Jannette Weber, the Director of Palliative Care at Chaplaincy Health has announced her retirement as of June 1st… Continue Reading 

By: Lisa C.S. Rootvik, ARNP, Survivorship Nurse Practitioner While every cancer survivor is unique, here are three things that everyone can do (even non-cancer survivors!) that are beneficial for overall health. 1) Eat a healthy diet. People have written encyclopedias… Continue Reading