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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 ..

Welcome Dr. Magnuson

Peninsula Radiation - Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The physicians of Anchorage Associates in Radiation Medicine (AARM ( 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, ..

2nd Quarter 2016 Patient Satisfaction Surveys Are In!

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 ..

Red Journal Article: Treatment of Brain Metastasis Without Interruption of Systemic Therapy

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 ..

Illuminating the "Black Box"

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  ..

PROC Sponsors Caring for Kenai Contest

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 ..

First Quarter 2016 Patient Survey Results

Peninsula Radiation - Tuesday, April 12, 2016

We are excited to report the results of our Patient Satisfaction Surveys for the first quarter of 2016. Patients were asked to rate us on factors such as being welcomed warmly by our front office staff, waiting 15 minutes or less to see the doctor, and feeling that the physician listened  ..

8 Tips for the New Cancer Patient

Denise Gerlach - Thursday, March 10, 2016

A cancer diagnosis can be challenging in many ways. The news can be shocking, and it can be hard to process a lot of information when your emotions are running high. It is not unusual to feel confused and overwhelmed. Here are some tips that have helped other patients to get through the nex ..

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.