cancer

Marshfield Clinic in Minocqua will soon have a new technology that will give cancer patients receiving radiation a much shorter treatment time. Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy, SBRT for short, uses a more precise radiation blast to kill small tumors. “In SBRT, we actually take the same amount of radiation does that we would traditionally and we actually compress it down from 30 treatments to about 4 or 5," explains Radiation Oncologist Dr. David Lee.

Alzheimer's Association

Some significant announcements are coming out of a national meeting on Alzheimer's Disease and a local spokesperson says more are coming.

The Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Boston this week made headlines this week says Diana Butz from the Greater Wisconsin Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association...

".....one of the big things that came out this week is the relationship between Alzheimer's Disease and cancer and what their finding is if you have Alzheimer's you have a lower rate of cancer(and vice versa)...."