Stories tagged: Cancer Care Northwest
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 5:43 p.m.
Cancer Care Northwest names new CEO
Cancer Care Northwest has chosen Jennifer Heimbigner as its new chief executive officer.
Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 5 p.m.
Spokane doctor discusses trends in breast cancer screening and treatments
Dr. Stephen Thatcher is a radiation oncologist at Cancer Care Northwest in Spokane. In a Q & A, he covers some of the latest updates for breast cancer screening, genetic …
Fri., July 22, 2016, 6:45 p.m.
Doctor and former patients, both cancer survivors, train for triathlon
Barbara Irvine first suspected she might have cancer while painting a depiction of the Christ the Redeemer statue in her art gallery in Coeur d’Alene. She felt a sharp pain …
Tue., Jan. 27, 2015
Healing body, mind, spirit
Jill Ciccarello’s sister died of cancer. Lorrie Stonehocker’s husband is still battling cancer that has caused him to lose organs, including part of his stomach, as the chemo is shutting …
Wed., May 22, 2013
Testing for breast cancer gene can help women take preventive measures
Heather Scholten used to get a deer-in-the-headlights look from just about everyone who heard her story. They couldn’t understand how she could elect to remove both her breasts and her …
Wed., May 8, 2013
Providence, Cancer Care Northwest partner to avoid competition
Three of the region’s cancer treatment providers are forming an alliance to avoid expensive competition and coordinate medical care. The proposal shelves plans by Providence Health Care to build a …
Thu., Feb. 7, 2013
EV teacher receives Spokane’s 100th transplant
Whether it was the balloons or the lively rendition of “Happy Birthday,” it was impossible to miss the party room on the seventh floor of Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center …
Tue., Jan. 18, 2011
Care close to home
Tony Lamanna has taken a break from fighting crime in Hillyard to take on something tougher: a rare form of plasma cancer threatening his life. The disease, a multiple myeloma …
Thu., Sept. 23, 2010
Cancer resource fair Saturday at SCC
Cancer Care Northwest will host its second annual cancer resource fair on Saturday on the campus of Spokane Community College.