New Cancer Treatment Option Now Available at Willmar Regional Cancer Center

For many patients with early-stage lung cancer, the standard treatment – surgery – is not an option because coexisting conditions make surgery too risky. A new treatment option for select patients with small, early-stage tumors of the lung, or isolated … Continue reading

Wed. April 1 – West Central Cancer Symposium

In order to support physicians and patients, healthcare professionals need the latest information in cancer care. For 24 years, our cancer team has been providing current information from local and national cancer experts. Physicians, nurses, radiologists, physicists, pharmacists, therapists, genetic … Continue reading

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

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

Radiation Oncologist, Dr. Tod Speer, Awarded $50,000 Grant for Prostate Cancer Research

Dr. Tod Speer, the Radiation Oncologist at Willmar Regional Cancer Center, was recently awarded a pilot grant from the UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR).  Dr. Speer and Dr. Bruce Thomadsen were awarded a one year $50,000 grant … Continue reading