The Ghosh Center’s patient focus is more than just a process or collection of appointments and treatments.

The Ghosh Circle Blog

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Celebrating with Stories

At The Ghosh Center, we’re always marking milestones. When a patient completes treatment, we celebrate with bell-ringing and hugs (and often a few happy tears). We just commemorated our five-year an...

Beat the Heat During Cancer Treatment

If you’ve ever ridden RAGBRAI or detasseled corn, you’ve experienced the full force of the Iowa summer sun. Now imagine doing so while undergoing cancer treatment. 90 degrees feels like a furnace,...

We’ve Got Mail

It’s a great day when we get letters and emails from our patients and their families. Whether it’s an update, a note of appreciation or constructive feedback, we’re always interesting in hearing...

Protecting Our Patients

It should go without saying that in medicine there’s no room for mistakes. It’s reasonable to expect your medical team to provide the safest, most effective care possible. In reality, however, ...

Our Five-Year Anniversary

So much to celebrate! It’s been five years since we opened the doors of The Ghosh Center. During that time, we’ve helped countless patients celebrate more birthdays than they thought possible. It...

A Second Chance at Life

“I’m just so grateful to have a second chance at life.” That’s how Alan summarized his talk with us. He shares his Ghosh Center experience in a moving video, which is excerpted below. Tell us...

You’re Still You

When you’re diagnosed with cancer, it can start to affect your identity. Your calendar fills up with appointments for tests, scans and treatment. Your appearance may change, especially if you’re s...

Write Your Way Through Cancer Treatment

For many people, writing is therapy. When you write your thoughts down, it’s easier to express feelings that may be difficult to say out loud. Journaling is a form of writing where you keep a regula...

Perk Up with Pet Therapy

What’s better than a picture of a cute puppy? The companionship of a real one, especially if you’re dealing with cancer or other serious illness. Unconditional Love If you’ve ever had a belove...

Laughter As Cancer Medicine

Everyone can agree that cancer’s no laughing matter. Then why are there so many websites, books, cartoons – even clothing – devoted to finding the humor in it? Humor Has Health Benefits Althou...