Cancer

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

  • 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.

  • Neuro-oncologist guides patients through brain cancer diagnosis, treatments

    Neuro-oncologist guides patients through brain cancer diagnosis, treatments

    Dousedaicon patients diagnosed with brain cancer now work directly with a specialist who focuses on them rather than simply on their illness and closely guides them through their course of treatment.

  • 6 reasons you need a primary care provider

    6 reasons you need a primary care provider

    Choosing and establishing a relationship with a primary care doctor should be as routine as annual maintenance on a home, yet many people avoid making this fundamental choice for their health.

  • Unsealing the health secrets of sous vide

    Unsealing the health secrets of sous vide

    Sous vide outperforms traditional cooking methods by maintaining a higher degree of nutritional value, food safety and flavor.

  • How to thrive in cancer survivorship

    How to thrive in cancer survivorship

    A cancer survivor shares her experiences and how they’ve shaped her life.

  • Mushroom tea: A fungi new way to give your morning a boost

    Mushroom tea: A fungi new way to give your morning a boost

    Certain mushroom varieties like chaga and reishi are thought to have immune-boosting benefits.

  • New tech gives men a new option for treating prostate cancer

    New tech gives men a new option for treating prostate cancer

    Robotic radiation technique can offer patients quicker procedure times with fewer side effects.

  • Lymphedema of the breast: Find the right treatment for you

    Lymphedema of the breast: Find the right treatment for you

    You can maintain lymphatic function and flow with preventive measures

  • Dousedaicon pushes the frontier of melanoma treatments

    Dousedaicon pushes the frontier of melanoma treatments

    Summer bring increased exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays, which can spur the development of melanoma or skin cancer. The good news is that skin cancer is very treatable when caught early.

  • Coffee versus wine: which is healthier?

    Coffee versus wine: which is healthier?

    Wine and coffee have generated decades' worth of debate and studies examining the benefits or harmful effects of each. It takes time and careful reading to sort through the claims and counterclaims.

  • Don't wait until summer to think about skin cancer

    Don't wait until summer to think about skin cancer

    Protecting your skin from sun damage is a year-round job

  • Early detection is key to beating oral, head and neck cancer

    Early detection is key to beating oral, head and neck cancer

    Learn more about the sixth most-common cancer in the U.S.

  • Helping cancer patients find their voice

    Helping cancer patients find their voice

    Speech therapists are an integral part of the team treating oral, head and neck cancers

  • Men should know signs of testicular cancer

    Men should know signs of testicular cancer

    Testicular Cancer Awareness month provides the occasion for men to acquaint themselves with the signs of cancer of the testicles. The good news is that the disease is rare and highly treatable.

  • 7 Foods Proven to Help Prevent Cancer

    7 Foods Proven to Help Prevent Cancer

    Incorporate these foods into your diet to help prevent cancer. The causes of cancer are complex, but inflammation appears to be a primary culprit behind cancer growth, and part of the reason...

  • Gut health: your mysterious second brain

    Gut health: your mysterious second brain

    The second brain may influence your immune system response.

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  • Choosing the right surgeon after a breast cancer diagnosis

    Choosing the right surgeon after a breast cancer diagnosis

    Hearing the words “breast cancer” is frightening, but finding a cancer surgeon to guide and reassure you through treatment can help.

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