October is breast cancer awareness month. We want to take this time to make sure you are fully informed about getting a diagnosis and what the different testing methods for breast cancer may look like. What Is Breast Cancer? Breast cancer is cancer that starts in the tissues...

September is thyroid cancer awareness month. Eastern Oregon Cancer Center at Pendleton wants to take this time to make sure you are fully informed about symptoms and warning signs to look out for! About the Thyroid The thyroid is a quarter-sized, butterfly-shaped gland that wraps around your...

Gallbladder cancer is rare and hard to diagnose. Due to the location of the gallbladder deep in the body, tumors are not able to be seen or felt during routine exams. Currently, there are no blood tests or other tests that can detect gallbladder cancer...

Smoothies can provide a vast array of much-needed nutrients for individuals undergoing cancer treatment, especially for those with mouth or throat pain, difficulty chewing or swallowing, nausea, fatigue, or unintentional weight loss. To simplify the endless combinations of ingredients, try choosing at least 1 item...

When undergoing cancer treatment, it's important to stay adequately nourished in order to avoid malnutrition. In our current public health challenge created by COVID-19, it may become necessary for cancer patients to isolate at home between cancer care appointments. Stocking up on nutritious foods is...

A cancer diagnosis is life-changing; treatment suppresses the immune system which can make patients more vulnerable to infections. With the current pandemic, COVID-19, many are asking if they should start or continue cancer treatment. COVID-19 risks are evaluated on a case by case basis. If a...

UNDERSTANDING THE LINK & WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT While you may hear mostly about efforts to find the cure for cancer, discovering the causes remains one of the most critical steps of the process. Since there are many of types of cancer, finding the...

A cancer diagnosis is life changing, but cancer patients are never alone in the fight. Oncologists are specialists when it comes to diagnosing and treating cancer, and are among those who interact the most with cancer patients throughout the course of their treatment. With oncologists...