InnerPacific Alliance for Cancer Care launches first treatment program

January 24th, 2015|Categories: Kootenai Health, News/Events|Tags: , |

Providence Health Care, Kootenai Health and Cancer Care Northwest formalize cancer alliance named InnerPacific Alliance for Cancer Care; launch first treatment program Providence Health Care, Kootenai Health and Cancer Care Northwest have joined forces to provide integrated and comprehensive care for cancer patients in the Inland Northwest. SPOKANE, WA – Cancer Care Northwest, Kootenai Health and [...]

2014 Mary Epstein “Reach to Recovery” Award

January 21st, 2015|Categories: News/Events, Nursing, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

After losing his wife to cancer nearly a decade ago, Jacob Epstein of Bonners Ferry, decided to carry on her spirit by acknowledging those who help fight in the battle against cancer. This year, Maggi McElfresh, social worker at Kootenai Clinic Cancer Services, won the award for her dedication and compassion toward patients and their families. [...]

Quality Cancer Care Close to Home

January 19th, 2015|Categories: News/Events, Nursing|Tags: , , |

Kootenai Clinic Cancer Services receives national accreditation by the Commission on Cancer Kootenai Clinic Cancer Services has a history of providing comprehensive cancer care to the patients of northern Idaho, Eastern Washington and western Montana.  Kootenai’s commitment was recently recognized with an Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of [...]

Every Step of the way

September 2nd, 2014|Categories: Cancer Services, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Continuity of Care is a Key Weapon in Becky Rennebaum’s Battle against Breast Cancer By Stacie Jones Sitting together at their dining room table, Becky and Fritz Rennebaum admired the view of lake Coeur d’Alene from their home near Worley, Idaho. It was a drizzly mid-February afternoon, but Becky was fantasizing about the warmer months [...]