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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 ..

Don't Hide from Shadows; See Your Doctor Even if You Are Afraid of the Diagnosis

Peninsula Radiation - Tuesday, February 02, 2016

“You have cancer.” No one wants to hear that sentence. Unfortunately, the fear of those words can cause some patients to delay seeing a doctor – and delaying care can mean a great deal when it comes to cancer treatment. As physicians, we can all tell the story of a patient who ignored ..

New Study Shows Breast Conservation May Be Equivalient to Mastectomy for Younger Women

Peninsula Radiation - Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Posted by Dr. Jamie Blom At one point in time, younger women with early stage breast cancer were recommended to have mastectomy as opposed to lumpectomy and radiation due to concerns of lesser control with breast preservation. This study should put that fear to rest and reassure young ..

Fourth Quarter Patient Survey Results Are In!

Peninsula Radiation - Monday, January 11, 2016

Our Fourth Quarter 2015 Patient Satisfaction Surveys are in! We’re excited to share that our patients gave us an overall score of 4.87 out of five! Patients were asked to rate us on factors such as being welcomed warmly by our front office staff, waiting 15 minutes or less to se ..

Cervical Health Screening Guidelines

Peninsula Radiation - Wednesday, January 06, 2016

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, death rates from cervical cancer have declined by more than 50% over the past thirty years, thanks largely to advances in screening and the widespread use of Pap tests, and more recently, tests for HPV ( ..

Stereotactic Radiation for Early Stage Lung Cancer

Peninsula Radiation - Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Today one of our partners, Eugene Huang M.D. of Southeast Radiation Oncology Center in Juneau, shares this guest post with his summary of an important new study. Stereotactic Radiation for Early Stage Lung Cancer By Eugene Huang, M.D. A new study published in the Lancet O ..

From the Peninsula Clarion: Peninsula Radiation Oncology hosts patient appreciation free luncheon

Peninsula Radiation - Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Peninsula Radiation Oncology hosts patient appreciation free luncheon Reprinted from the Peninsula Clarion - October 5, 2015 Since the opening of the Peninsula Radiation Oncology Center on the Central Peninsula Hospital campus in Soldotna more than 2 years ago, cancer patients have not h ..

2015 Patient Appreciation and Cancer Survivor Luncheon

Peninsula Radiation - Friday, August 21, 2015

We are excited to announce our first annual Patient Appreciation and Cancer Survivor Luncheon has been scheduled for Thursday, September 17th from 11:30 - 1:30 at our center! It is our pleasure to host our former and current patients, as well as all area cancer survivors, at this speci ..

Therapy Dog LC Blom Featured in Clarion

Peninsula Radiation - Wednesday, March 04, 2015

We're excited to have a celebrity on staff at our center! Our therapy dog, LC Blom, was featured in a great article in the Peninsula Clarion. Click here (http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-03/therapy-dog-helps-during-treatments) to read more.  ..


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.