A resource for those touched by cancer...

A diagnosis of cancer can be devastating, for you and those around you. We believe survivorship begins the day you are diagnosed ... and we'll be with you every step of the way.

We've created this resource for you as a place to connect with our physicians, staff and other people going through similar situations. We hope you'll join the conversation by using our patient forums or commenting on our blog. (Be sure to subscribe so you never miss a post!)

We strongly encourage you to talk with your health care professional about your specific medical condition and treatments. The information contained in this website is meant to be helpful and educational, but is not a substitute for medical advice. Please review our social media policy.

It's important to remember that everyone's journey is different, however, we will strive to provide tools that will help in recovery. After all, we're in this together.

Recent Blog Posts

Community Cancer Events

September 02, 2014
Community cancer events are scheduled across Washington and Montana. Read our latest blog post to see what’s happening in your neighborhood.

What is 3D Mammography? Is It Right for Me?

August 26, 2014
3D mammography is an innovative screening and diagnostic tool for breast cancer. It takes a series of multiple images to form a 3D picture of your breast tissue in as little as one-millimeter slices. These detailed images allow the radiologist to scroll through the breast tissue, layer by layer, and obtain a more accurate overall picture of the breast.

Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, Innovator in Genomic Medicine, to Lead Providence Cancer Services and Bioinformatics

August 19, 2014
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, a physician, surgeon and scientist known globally for applying collaborative science and technology to improve the health of patients battling life-threatening disease, has been named Providence Health & Services’ new global director for cancer services and bioinformatics.

Does Genetic Counseling Make Sense For You?

August 12, 2014
Genetic counseling provides information to help people understand the risk factors for cancer in their family. If a risk is present, genetic counselors can make recommendations and provide support to individuals and families to reduce cancer risk.  

Ovarian Cancer Survivor, Marcia Reimers, Finds Healing Through Hand-Knit Gratitude

August 05, 2014

Marcia Reimers wasn’t eating right. Her appetite was gone, yet her stomach felt bloated and heavy. “It was like I was carrying a...

Spokane Man Uses Photography to Find Peace During Cancer Journey

July 30, 2014

Craig Goodwin is a Spokane photographer who began a journey with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma last fall. Since then, he’s completed five months of...

Blogging My Way Through Cancer

July 22, 2014

By Mary Kay Jurovcik, guest blogger After you’ve heard the words “you have cancer,” there’s a point when you must tell...

Healing (Even When There is No Cure)

July 08, 2014

By Teresa Dominic, cancer survivor and guest blogger Beyond our ideas of right-doing and wrong-doing, there is a field. I’ll meet you...

I Survived. And So Will She.

July 01, 2014

By Mary Kay Jurovcik, guest blogger “When I’m a mom, I’ll probably get cancer,” my 5-year-old daughter says to me as she...

Creating Comfort and Healing: Senior Project Gets Personal for Stevensville Student

June 24, 2014

For Stevensville High School student Kyla Paulsen, choosing a senior project designed to give back to her community was simple. “It was a...