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Oncology (Cancer) Care in La Crosse
Receiving a cancer diagnosis is life-altering and overwhelming. Our oncologists and team in the Stephen and Barbara Slaggie Family Cancer and Blood Disorders Center will work with you to create a cancer treatment plan designed to meet your needs and preferences, whether you need radiation, chemotherapy or surgery, or would benefit from cancer support groups. Our goal is to provide you the highest quality of life possible.
You'll benefit from a full range of cancer information, resources and options, including:
- Emotional and spiritual guidance
- Nutrition counseling
- Pain management
- Palliative care
- Radiation therapy
- Specialized oncology nursing
Our multidisciplinary team approach integrates services to focus on you, not just the cancer.
A voice for epithelioid sarcoma
Epithelioid sarcoma is a rare, slow-growing type of soft tissue cancer. Most cases begin under the skin of a finger, hand, forearm, lower leg or foot, though it can start in other areas of the body.
Our oncology experts provided seamless, integrated care to Nick Saleum, who was only 26 when diagnosed with epithelioid sarcoma.
Learn more about Nick's cancer journey, his medical care team of oncologists, radiation oncologists and others — along with his passion for sharing his story to increase awareness of the disease:
Ovarian cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the ovaries and often goes undetected until it has spread within the pelvis and abdomen. Ovarian cancer can be difficult to treat and frequently is fatal. However, there also are stories of hope, survivorship and sisterhood.
Michelle Messer received seamless, integrated care for stage-4 ovarian cancer. Learn more about her cancer journey and team of oncologists, and an extra-special graduation day:
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