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Six Warning Signs Of Stomach Cancer

Peninsula Radiation - Monday, October 30, 2017

About 28,000 new cases of stomach cancer are diagnosed every year, and with many of those cases, the diagnoses comes when the cancer itself has already progressed to more advanced stages that make treatment more difficult. Stomach cancer is notoriously difficult to catch early, since it does not ..

Tips for Cancer Patients: How to Deal with Information Overload

Peninsula Radiation - Monday, October 30, 2017

With every cancer diagnosis, there’s a patient that is trying to make sense of news and how their life is about to change. In just a short time, the patient is likely to go from appointment to appointment with various doctors, doing their best to learn everything they need to know for t ..

How Do I Reduce My Risk of Developing Liver Cancer?

Peninsula Radiation - Wednesday, October 11, 2017

According to the American Cancer Society, there are over 40,000 new cases of liver cancer that are diagnosed each year. The good news is that there are ways that we can protect this valuable part of our body to reduce the chance of developing liver cancer. The first step is to spread  ..

Breast Self-Exam: Step-By-Step Guide

Peninsula Radiation - Wednesday, October 11, 2017

At Peninsula Radiation Oncology Center, we strive to create the perfect healing environment for our patients, by using the most advanced radiation treatment technology available. Our patient-focused center and friendly staff create a peaceful and relaxing environment to support recovery for our  ..

Advances in Prostate Cancer Treatment

Peninsula Radiation - Monday, October 09, 2017

By John Halligan, M.D. Medical Director As we finish up Prostate Cancer awareness month in September, I’m reminded of the significant advances that have happened in the treatment of prostate cancer during my 25 year career. I think back prior to the PSA screening era when most men  ..

Our Latest Patient Satisfaction Scores Are In!

Peninsula Radiation - Tuesday, October 03, 2017

We’re sending out a big THANK YOU to all of our patients who took the time to complete our most recent Patient Satisfaction Survey! Our quarterly results are in, and we are proud to report that we received an overall average score of 4.86 out of 5! Some of our favorite comments includ ..

Detecting Ovarian Cancer – When Should I Be Screened?

Peninsula Radiation - Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Fighting cancer is one of the biggest challenges one can face – but it can be easier with early detection and treatment. At Peninsula Radiation Oncology Center, our mission is to guide our patients through the complicated world of cancer, while providing exceptional radiation treatment clo ..

Types of Lymphomas: What You Need to Know

Peninsula Radiation - Monday, September 25, 2017

Lymphoma is among the most common forms of cancer in the US, affecting roughly 170,000 new patients every year. It’s a cancer of the lymph system, a series of structures and cells that help with the body's immune functions. More specifically, lymphoma affects the lymphocytes, a specific type of  ..

3rd Annual Patient Appreciation Luncheon Scheduled

Peninsula Radiation - Monday, September 18, 2017

All area cancer patients and survivors are invited to join us at our third annual Patient Appreciation Luncheon on Friday, September 29, 2017, from 11:00 to 1:00, in the Denali Room of Central Peninsula Hospital (240 Hospital Place, Soldotna). We welcome all patients and survivor ..

What To Know About A Colonoscopy

Peninsula Radiation - Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Although colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death for both men and women, simple screenings are some of the most powerful prevention tools available. The popular screening test, known as a colonoscopy, is a simple procedure that examines the health of your bowels ..


At Peninsula Radiation Oncology Center, we know that cancer patients are best served by being treated in close proximity to a support network of family and friends. We offer patients in Southeast Alaska the ability to receive state-of-the-art radiation therapy without the burden of traveling great distances away from home.The information presented on this website is provided to allow our patients to gain more knowledge about our center, our staff, and our services.