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Chemotherapy Vs. Radiation Therapy

Peninsula Radiation - Friday, July 14, 2017

The Battle Against Cancer: Chemotherapy Vs. Radiation If you’re suffering from cancer, there are many different treatment options available that can help cure, or at least manage your cancer. However, the key to a fast and effective recovery is finding the right treatment option that  ..

Skin Cancer Self Exam

Peninsula Radiation - Friday, July 14, 2017

How To Do A Skin Cancer Self Exam Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, with about one in every five people in the U.S. developing some form of skin cancer in their lifetime. Each year, there are more new cases of skin cancer than cases of lung, colon, prostate, and breast c ..

Second Quarter 2017 Patient Survey Scores

Peninsula Radiation - Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Our quarterly Patient Satisfaction Survey results are in and we are so thankful to our patients who took the time to respond! We are pleased to report that our overall average score was 4.94 out of 5! We wanted to share a few of our favorite comments: “Appreciated the staff from th ..

Returning To Work After Radiation Therapy

Peninsula Radiation - Wednesday, June 28, 2017

At the conclusion of radiation treatment and recovery, many patients will choose to return to work for either economic reasons or to restore a feeling of normalcy. It’s a happy milestone, and means you're feeling healthy enough to get back to your routine. At Peninsula Radiation Oncology Center, ..

Small Cell vs. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Peninsula Radiation - Wednesday, June 28, 2017

At Peninsula Radiation Oncology Center, we’re not only a premier provider of lung cancer and radiation therapy. We also strive to be a trusted source when it comes to cancer knowledge and awareness. Although lung cancer may be a deadly disease, learning and understanding more about it can be hal ..

Colorectal Cancer Screening Options

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 ..

Oligometastatic Disease; Hopeful Advancements in Treatment

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  ..

Alcohol Consumption & Cancer

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  ..

Third Quarter Patient Satisfaction Survey Results

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 Hosts Second Annual Patient Appreciation Luncheon

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 ..


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.