Our patients are happy to share their stories about cancer care at Halvorson Cancer Center.
(lung cancer) With support from his family, friends and care team, Dr. Eric Taylor conquered lung cancer by relying on expert care and navigation and the power of ‘present’ thinking.
(breast cancer) "From the moment I got the diagnosis, my team of doctors and cancer-care staff were at my side in developing treatment plans and providing the right support along my journey."
(prostate cancer) Joe Erickson's prostate cancer was treated with one of the most significant advancements in prostate cancer care - SpaceOAR technology to reduce radiation damage to his other organs.
(multiple myeloma) Kevin Harrang looked at treatment options around the world, and found a world-class option that kept him close to home.
(breast cancer) A new treatment technique, respiratory gating, protected Paula Chiles' heart from the cancer-killing radiation beams.
(testicular cancer) Greg Sim went to the doctor for a groin pull, but the ultrasound revealed testicular cancer. He set a goal to, after his treatment ended, compete in the Seattle Marathon.
(breast cancer) The news – and the timing – couldn’t have been worse. Laurel Macartney was diagnosed with breast cancer and faced treatment just months before her son Scott was to compete in the 2006 Winter Olympics.
(rectal cancer) When Barbara Allen was diagnosed with a pre-cancerous lesion on her rectum, a procedure called TEMS removed the lesion with little-to-no pain.
(prostate cancer) Darrell Blankenship turned 50, and added a prostate exam to his annual medical tests. The test revealed prostate cancer, and he had a choice to make about how to best treat it.