Statistics  Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in men and women, excluding skin cancer.   1 in 17 women and 1 in 15 men will be diagnosed with lung cancer in their lifetime. These numbers include people who smoke and people who do not smoke;...

As approximately 1 out of 8 women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, all women need to be informed of their breast cancer risks. In a world full of hearsay and rumors, it is also important to know the truth and only believe what...

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and at Eastern Oregon Cancer Center, we believe that prevention begins with understanding. This blog will give you an in-depth look at the things every man – and woman! - should know about prostate cancer.   What is it?   The prostate is...

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...