Peninsula Radiation - Friday, March 10, 2017
By Eugene Huang, M.D.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is among the top five most common cancers with a lifetime risk of approximately 5%. Sometimes, it can also be associated with hereditary conditions such as Familial Adenomatous Polyposis or Lynch Syndrom ..
Peninsula Radiation - Thursday, February 09, 2017
By Jamie Blom, M.D.
My how things have changed….
Cancer in and of itself is a frightening word. Metastatic cancer, or cancer which had spread from where it started to other parts of the body, is downright devastating. Metastatic disease has meant the proverbial horse ..
Monica Whitt - Thursday, January 26, 2017
Alcohol Raises Cancer Risk
News articles about the health risks of alcohol consumption can be confusing and even contradictory. For every study linking alcohol usage to the risk of developing multiple health issues, there are others arguing that the moderate consumption of alcohol may even ..
Peninsula Radiation - Thursday, October 13, 2016
Thank you to all of our patients who took the time to complete our Patient Satisfaction Survey! Our quarterly results are in, and we are pleased to report that we received an overall average score of 4.76 out of 5!
Some of our favorite quotes are: “I received the best and most courteou ..
Peninsula Radiation - Wednesday, August 17, 2016
All area cancer patients and survivors are invited to join us at our second annual Patient Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday, September 8, 2016, in the Denali Room of Central Peninsula Hospital (240 Hospital Place, Soldotna).
We welcome all patients and survivors (and one guest) rega ..
Peninsula Radiation - Wednesday, July 20, 2016
The physicians of Anchorage Associates in Radiation Medicine (AARM (http://www.alaskacancerclinics.com/)) are pleased to announce the addition of William Magnuson, M.D., another board certified radiation oncologist, to their practice.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Magnuson to our team, ..
Peninsula Radiation - Tuesday, July 12, 2016
We ask every patient to complete a survey at their last treatment, to ensure that we are aware of what we are doing well, and maybe more importantly, to understand where we can improve. Patients are asked to rate us on factors such as being welcomed warmly by our front office staff, w ..
Peninsula Radiation - Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Shared by Jamie Blom, M.D.
This is an important article for many of our patients. Unfortunately, the brain is a very common site of involvement in patients with metastatic disease. The mainstay of therapy for patients with metastatic disease has been systemic chemotherapy. Because o ..
Peninsula Radiation - Wednesday, May 04, 2016
By Jamie Blom, M.D.
To most patients (and many physicians, frankly), the whole concept of radiation oncology might as well be a big black box. Most patients understand surgery pretty well. Many patients at least have a general impression of chemotherapy (“I’m going to lose my hair and ..
Peninsula Radiation - Monday, April 25, 2016
We were pleased to be a sponsor of the 26th Tesoro "Caring for the Kenai" competition. The CFK essay contest asks high school students to answer the question, "What can I do, invent, or create to better care for the environment of the Kenai Peninsula or improve the area's preparedness for a na ..