Column: A healthy You

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A Healthy You. That’s our goal with a new twice-monthly column written by Cindy Gates, a Registered and Licensed Dietitian and the Cancer Center’s Oncology dietitian, herbalist and Certified Wellness Coach. The column, A Healthy You, appears on this web site twice monthly and will occasionally be featured in our newsletter. Find recent columns by […]



Please join us for these upcoming events! 2015 Siouxland Race for Hope It’s the story of your aunt, who is battling breast cancer. It’s the story of your father, who passed away from Leukemia. Its the story of your best friend who just found out that their cancer was in remission. It’s the story of […]



When you give a gift to the June E. Nylen Cancer Center, you not only make a donation you make a genuine difference in someone’s life by ensuring that outstanding cancer care will continue to be provided to your friends and family who live and work in our community. Contributions given “in memory of” or […]

Recent News:

The Five to Thrive Plan

The Five to Thrive Plan There is a great book called The Definitive Guide to Thriving After Cancer by Lise Alschuler and Karolyn Gazella. It is a five-step integrative plan to reduce the risk of recurrence and build livelong health. If you or someone you love is a cancer survivor, you may be living in […]

New FDA Approval for Lung Cancer Drug, Iressa

Yesterday, Gefitinib (Iressa) was approved in the US in July 2015 for NSCLC with the EGFR mutation as confirmed by an FDA-approved test. Iressa was briefly approved in the US before the test was developed to identify who would benefit. This treatment gives people with the EGFR mutation another option for their first treatment after diagnosis. Click […]

Kinder form of chemotherapy could drastically improve treatment of thousands of cancer patients

Kinder form of chemotherapy could drastically improve treatment of thousands of cancer patients By Fiona Macrae, Science Editor For The Daily Mail Published: 11:15 EST, 13 July 2015 | Updated: 01:34 EST, 14 July 2015 Scientists have worked out how to soften up tumours ahead of treatment This makes them more sensitive to existing chemotherapy drugs […]

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    The June E. Nylen Cancer Center is Siouxland’s Center for Hope and Healing. Our mission is to provide the highest quality, compassionate cancer care through prevention, treatment and research for the people of Siouxland. Want to know more about how we serve you? From our caring staff and physicians to our comprehensive services and treatment […]

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    The June E. Nylen Cancer Center has a caring and capable medical staff, dedicated to providing personal care to their patients. Below are the biographies outlining their extensive educations, past experiences, as well as memberships in a variety of cancer-related organizations. Medical Oncology Hematology The physicians of Medical Oncology Hematology have been providing expert medical […]

  • May Awareness


    Everyone knows the pink ribbon promotes awareness of breast cancer. But what about burgundy, lime green and black ribbons? A new awareness campaign – “Circle of Hope” – is aimed at helping bring recognition to a rainbow of cancers that patients struggle with every day. Natalie Krohn’s affliction is rarely recognized, and she set out […]

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June E. Nylen Cancer Center is a non-profit organization, locally owned by UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's and Mercy Medical Center - Sioux City.