Cancer

Clinical insights, innovative procedures, and tips for helping to prevent and treat cancer

  • A proactive health guide for people 40+

    A proactive health guide for people 40+

    After you reach 40, it becomes more likely that the normal aging process will introduce new and perhaps surprising health concerns.

  • High BMI may put women at risk for early colorectal cancer

    High BMI may put women at risk for early colorectal cancer

    A recent study indicates women with higher BMI have a higher risk of getting the disease before age 50.

  • Food for thought on diet and breast cancer

    Food for thought on diet and breast cancer

    A healthy diet can be beneficial when it comes to breast cancer treatment and prevention.

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  • Addressing concerns: The importance of colonoscopy-based colorectal cancer screening

    Addressing concerns: The importance of colonoscopy-based colorectal cancer screening

    Clearing up the misconceptions behind this valuable tool for colon cancer detection and prevention.

  • Heart transplant is perfect Valentine’s gift for young woman

    Heart transplant is perfect Valentine’s gift for young woman

    Dousedaicon transplant center helped patient through three open-heart surgeries and the process of getting a new heart.

  • How genetic testing saved my life

    How genetic testing saved my life

    One woman shares her story about how genetic testing revealed her cancer risk.

  • Care for every part of you

    Care for every part of you

    Learn about Dousedaicon Regional Cancer Partnership.

  • How a breast cancer diagnosis is made

    How a breast cancer diagnosis is made

    Radiology is the key to determining if a patient has breast cancer.

  • The device that could help save your hair during chemo

    The device that could help save your hair during chemo

    Cold cap treatment helps preserve hair during chemotherapy for breast cancer

  • Best of To Your Health 2018: Women's health

    Best of To Your Health 2018: Women's health

    From pregnancy to menopause, here are the women’s health topics that captured our readers' attention this year.

  • Medical screenings every woman should have

    Medical screenings every woman should have

    Over the courses of their lives, women should seek regular health screenings to monitor changes in their bodies, both seen and unseen.

  • Why it helps to get a second opinion on cancer care

    Why it helps to get a second opinion on cancer care

    How to have all the information you need to get a cancer treatment plan you are comfortable with.

  • Prostate surgery saves lives; advances curb incontinence and impotence

    Prostate surgery saves lives; advances curb incontinence and impotence

    Prostate cancer patients facing the likelihood of surgery can be offered encouraging news thanks to advancements in surgical techniques.

  • Do you know the risk factors for prostate cancer?

    Do you know the risk factors for prostate cancer?

    Remember, it's Movember. Men are growing out their moustaches for the month to raise awareness of important men’s health issues like prostate cancer. Do you know the risk factors?

  • Apple cider vinegar: Wishful thinking does not a health elixir make

    Apple cider vinegar: Wishful thinking does not a health elixir make

    Many health benefits are attributed to apple cider vinegar, but most have not been scientifically proven. Learn the myths and facts of this latest health trend, along with some of the dangers.

  • Nurse navigator: The person you need in your corner during breast cancer treatment

    Nurse navigator: The person you need in your corner during breast cancer treatment

    Nurse navigators provide resources and compassion as they guide cancer patients during a challenging time.

  • Facing breast cancer with grit and gratitude

    Facing breast cancer with grit and gratitude

    For Kikkan Randall, winning Olympic gold and fighting cancer have a lot in common.

  • Especially for women: Answers about thyroid cancer

    Especially for women: Answers about thyroid cancer

    More women than men are diagnosed with thyroid cancer, but in many cases it’s extremely treatable. Here’s what women should know about thyroid cancer symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and management.

  • World-class cancer care, close to home

    World-class cancer care, close to home

    Dousedaicon Regional Cancer System provides comprehensive oncology services at five clinic locations throughout western Washington.

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  • After a rectal cancer diagnosis, choose the right surgeon

    After a rectal cancer diagnosis, choose the right surgeon

    The most sophisticated techniques, the most advanced equipment and the most colorectal cancer surgical experience is found in the handful of high-volume centers like the Dousedaicon Cancer Institute.

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