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Cancer Survivorship in the Rural U.S.

ORLANDO, Fla.—Medical oncologist Dr. Jennifer Lycette and nurse Paulina Cockrum are representing Columbia Memorial Hospital at the 2018 ASCO Cancer Survivorship Symposium. They presenting the results of the first clinical oncology research study done here in Astoria. The study, conducted in 2016/2017, was submitted and accepted for presentation along with about[...]
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Fight Back

Don’t let excuses knock you off the exercise track You want to exercise. You know it’s good for both your mind and body. And you actually feel better when you do it. So what’s getting in the way? Maybe dozens of things. Some are pretty persuasive too. Life happens. But[...]
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What Is a Cardiologist?

If your primary care physician thinks you could have a problem with your heart or its blood vessels, he or she may refer you to a cardiologist. These specialists diagnose and treat all types of heart disease and heart-related conditions. For instance, people see cardiologists for things such as heart[...]
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Williams Named CMH COO

Columbia Memorial Hospital hires chief operating officer ASTORIA, Ore. – Columbia Memorial Hospital named Nicole Williams its new chief operating officer (COO). Williams joined the hospital in April 2017. She is assuming day-to-day oversight of CMH’s operations. Williams was raised in Astoria and has served the community for more than[...]
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RECIPE: Winter Harvest Chicken Bowl

By Vann Lovett, MPH, RD, LD, Nutrition Services Manager Makes 4 servings. Prepare chicken Ingredients: 4   boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1   tablespoon olive, canola or avocado oil ½  tablespoon maple syrup or honey 3   tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1   clove garlic, minced (or ½ teaspoon garlic powder) 1   teaspoon whole-grain[...]
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Easing Financial Burdens, Arm-in-Arm

Donors help cancer patients meet daily needs In the few months since the CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative opened its doors, we’ve already seen twice the number of patients expected. Each of them has a story, many of which touch on the financial burdens that make the cancer care journey even[...]
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3 Tips to Help Your Heart

Winter and your heart health By James “Jay” Reynolds, AGACNP-BC Cardiology With the holiday season past and the cold, wet winter at our doorstep, it’s a good time to turn inward and focus on our health. As we naturally find ourselves more confined to the indoors during this time of[...]
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My Cancer Story

Marilyn’s story of resilience “I was the first person on the CT scanner, and I asked if I could autograph it.” A lifetime of working a farm has shaped Marilyn Anderson’s outlook and made her resilient in the face of cancer. In March 2016, Marilyn was in severe pain, so she[...]
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Collaborative Cancer Care

A cornerstone of our community By Chris Laman, PharmD, Director of CMH–OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative Building the CMH–OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative could not have been done without the support of our community who said “yes” to bringing this level of cancer care to Astoria. Leaders in the Columbia-Pacific region have[...]
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