Willmar Regional Cancer Center offers new treatment for advanced prostate cancer

November 2014, WILLMAR, Minnesota – Willmar Regional Cancer Center began its first treatment of Xofigo® (radium-223 dichloride) earlier this month. It’s the latest treatment option for men with advanced prostate cancer.   “This is a huge benefit for our patients, … Continue reading

Thu. Nov. 20 – Cancer Support – Rehabilitation and Exercise

Representatives from Rice Rehabilitation Center will present a free educational session on “The Importance of Rehabilitation and Exercise for Cancer Patients.” Cancer rehab is an integral part of your cancer treatment that makes you feel better before, during, and after … Continue reading

Radiation Oncologist Dr. Tod Speer Getting Back to Patient Care at the Willmar Regional Cancer Center

The Willmar Regional Cancer Center’s (WRCC) newest radiation oncologist Dr. Tod Speer is used to Midwestern living. He grew up near Chicago and most recently lived in Madison, Wis., where he worked at the University School of Medicine as a … Continue reading

Local Triathlon Club TRI4EVR Working Together to Raise Cancer Awareness

In 2004 Kris Kolstad knew something was wrong.  An avid biker, Kris had been racing for years.  One day he started to notice that his training was suffering. He’d experience shortness of breath which was forcing him to cut his … Continue reading

Cancer survivor makes hats for chemo patients

By Kyle Rozendaal, West Central Tribune, Jul 14, 2014, WILLMAR — Gretchen Kray is a humble and optimistic 10-year cancer fighter who has helped fill a gap in the local community by sewing hats for chemotherapy patients who lose their … Continue reading