A friendly face in tough times

Chemotherapy is a long - sometimes very long - and...sometimes very arduous - process, but Chemotherapy Infusion Nurse Tamara Collins goes...easy and painless as possible. The chemotherapy infusion department at Bartlett Regional...
Finding a way to thrive

...for cancer, she was still fighting an adverse reaction to chemotherapy and still on morphine. A single touch to her skin left could provide in treating her adverse reactions to the chemotherapy. In search of a care provider focused on "total body healing...
Month-long cancer awareness fundraiser

...Estate of Lynda J (Emberton) Prescott.The support of many co-workers and friends made this possible and we did this together!We collected $1,135 and all proceeds go to Juneau Cancer Connection.Bonnie GeeBRH Infusion/Chemotherapy
One real choice: Survive

...nodes - "so then they recommended chemotherapy and radiation," Morley said. The...where her parents still live, and her chemotherapy done in Juneau. Her Seattle-based...Dorothy Hernandez at Valley Medical and chemotherapy infusion nurse Tamara Collins at Bartlett...
The importance of family, friends during treatment

...couldn't be there as much as we wanted to help her through her chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Because of my first year medical...of comprehensive cancer care, together with surgery and chemotherapy. The treatments are given daily, usually over a period...
Local cancer center treated 58 this year

...treatment and the Juneau doctors who do chemotherapy, "now patients have a pretty wide...kind of cancer treatment - surgery, chemotherapy and radiation - done locally, Huang...cancer, Bartlett had to undergo special chemotherapy in Seattle. After her treatment...
Cancer survivor: Fortunately, Juneau has Tamara Collins

...issues are - and have been - addressed in a professional manner that continues to this day.Not only did Ms. Collins give me chemotherapy, information and help to address side effects while undergoing cancer treatment, she also has given me many blood transfusions...
Three times a survivor, Margi Maki refuses to be a statistic

...Maki has overcome seemingly insurmountable odds in her decade-long battle against cancer. Following surgery and dual chemotherapy and radiation treatment, the esophagus cancer re-metasised on her lung in 2006. Then she was diagnosed with tongue cancer...
Beautiful arrangements carries couple

...The continuous blood transfusions necessary, along with chemotherapy, have weakened her and make it difficult for her to " since the diagnosis. She tried to knit once, but the chemotherapy made her hands hurt. The joy she finds now is in the nurturing...
A Cancer Guy's story

...hemotoligist/oncologist and his nurse Barbara at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance ('the Hutch'); and Tamara Collins, the chemotherapy nurse at Bartlett Regional Hospital, who provides expert local infusions so I don't have to travel to Seattle too often...


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