Diagnosing pancreatic cancer early is key November is pancreatic cancer awareness month. We want to make sure that you are fully aware of any signs and symptoms to be aware of in order to diagnose this disease as early as possible. What is your Pancreas? Your pancreas is...

Determining early signs of lung cancer is key Lung cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the lungs.  Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. People who smoke have the greatest risk of lung cancer, though lung cancer can also occur in people who...

Knowing stomach cancer symptoms and factors helps avoid the risk November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month. Risk Factors  Obesity A diet high in salty and smoked foods A diet low in fruits and vegetables Family history of stomach cancer Long-term stomach inflammation Smoking Stomach polyps Stomach Cancer Symptoms ...

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...

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...