March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Each year in the U.S., about 71,000 men & 64,000 women are diagnosed with this type of cancer. To find out if you’re at an increased risk for colorectal cancer and what you can do to help decrease your chances of getting this disease, please visit with your primary… more ›
Dr. Tod W. Speer Named Willmar Regional Cancer Center Medical Director WILLMAR, MN – Willmar Regional Cancer Center (WRCC), a joint venture between Rice Memorial Hospital and ACMC is pleased to announce that Dr. Tod Speer has been named Willmar Regional Cancer Center’s Medical Director. “Dr. Speer has been seeing patients at the cancer center… more ›
Every February, individuals are invited to turn their attention to a very important cause: personal health. The second month of the year is National Cancer Prevention Month and activists and healthcare providers all work diligently to spread the word on simple ways that people can lower their risk of a cancer diagnosis. According to the… more ›
Thank you to everyone that braved the cold weather to attend our open house. Approximately 100 people viewed our facility and learned about the services we offer. Our prize winners are: Richard King – Lakeland Broadcasting Gift Dorothy Shockley – Chanhassen Dinner Theater Tickets… Janet Lund – Pioneer Public TV Gift Sara Hedtke – ACMC… more ›
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Cervical cancer begins when normal cells on the surface of the cervix change and grow uncontrollably, forming a mass called a tumor. A tumor can be cancerous or benign. A cancerous tumor is malignant, meaning it can spread to other parts of the body. A benign tumor means the… more ›
A lot happens in a year and at Willmar Regional Cancer Center that is very true. Amy Mugge came on as the director, Dr. Joanne Monterroso was welcomed as a new medical oncologist-hematologist and the clinic received a national award for patient satisfaction. Download the 2015 Happenings (pdf).
KWLM – 1340 AM’s Open Mic with Willmar Regional Cancer Center (WRCC) & Todd Bergeth took place on Friday, December 11. Amy Mugge, Dr. Tod Speer and Lead RN, Rachel Louwagie were present from WRCC. Listen to the recording at http://www.willmarradio.com/kwlm/on_demand/open_mic/ and click on Willmar Cancer Center.
The treatment of cancer using radiotherapy is largely dependent on the accuracy of the radiation beam as well as the quality of the design and delivery of the treatment. Radiation treatment plans are individualized based on specific patient characteristics. To improve targeting the cancer and avoid unnecessary radiation to normal tissues, the design and planning… more ›
December 1, 2015, Willmar, MN — Willmar Regional Cancer Center is pleased to announce it has been named a 2015 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey Associates, Inc. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in Patient Experience. The… more ›
Willmar Regional Cancer Center is pleased to welcome Hematologist-Oncologist, Joanne Monterroso, M.D. to its oncology team in Willmar. Dr. Monterroso earned her Medical Degree from Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency with Michigan State University-Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, and her Hematology Oncology Fellowship with Fletcher Allen Health Care, University… more ›