Hope, healing and education

Bonnie wrote, “I have been cancer free for 7 years, thanks to the amazing staff at North Star Lodge. They made that scary time of my life much easier to deal with. Thank you so much for all your hard work.” Funding for the initiative provides a spectrum of support for cancer survivors, offering hope, Read more about Hope, healing and education[…]

Memorial Offers Community Training on Advance Directives

The Washington State Medical Association and Washington State Hospital Association have identified advance directives as a key initiative in medical care and substantial time and energy is being placed on this endeavor around our state. At Memorial, we offer general training on advance directives, and Five Wishes in particular, in one-hour sessions (45 minutes for Read more about Memorial Offers Community Training on Advance Directives[…]

Many adults missing cancer screenings

May 19, 2015—Americans aren’t as up-to-date with cancer screenings as they should be, reported the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Regular screenings for breast, cervical and colorectal cancers can catch cancers early, when treatment is likely to work best. This lack of screening means that individuals aren’t getting tests that can save lives. Read more about Many adults missing cancer screenings[…]