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Mayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan Healthcare La Crosse

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Mayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan Healthcare La Crosse is a 160 bed Comprehensive Community Cancer Program that has been providing quality cancer care to patients since 1979. Mayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan Healthcare La Crosse has been accredited by Commission on Cancer since 1987. The Cancer Center offers highly skilled, compassionate care in an environment that fosters seamless integration of services. In partnership with Mayo Clinic, the Cancer Center offers medical and radiation oncology services in one convenient location. Patients and caregivers are welcomed into a healing environment designed to foster integrated delivery of high-quality, patient-centered care by a multidisciplinary team. The program’s commitment to support services reflects dedication to healing the whole patient. The Cancer Center performs very well when compared with national benchmarks and received the Outstanding Achievement Award in 2006, 2009 and 2012. The Center for Breast Care received NAPBC accreditation in 2009 and 2012.

Contact Info

700 West Avenue South
La Crosse, WI 54601-4783
United States


Phone (608) 785-0940
www.mayoclinichealthsystem.org





Commission on Cancer

Available Services

  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Radiation Oncology Services
  • Systemic Therapy Services
  • Clinical Trial Information Available to Patients
  • Psychosocial and Supportive Services
  • Support Groups
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Education Programs
  • Healthy Lifestyle Programs
  • Screening and Early Detection Programs
  • American Cancer Society Services
  • Nutrition Services
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Diagnostic Imaging

  • Digital Radiography for Mammography
  • Fluorescence Bronchoscopy
  • Mammography
  • Magnetic Resonance (MR) Mammography
  • Ultrasound
  • Angiography
  • Computerized Axial Tomography Scan (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Positron Emission Tomography Scan (PET)
  • Stereotactic Guided Biopsy
  • Breast Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) (by referral)
  • Positron Emission Mammography (PEM) (by referral)
  • Echocardiography
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy

Radiation Oncology Services

  • Brachytherapy - High Dose Rate (HDR) (by referral)
  • Electron Beam
  • External Beam Radiation Therapy
  • Radiosurgery to treat brain tumors (by referral)
  • Robotic radiosurgery system (by referral)
  • Hyperthermia (by referral)
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Proton Beam (by referral)
  • 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy
  • Brachytherapy - Low Dose Rate (LDR)
  • Computerized Treatment Planning
  • HDR Radiation Therapy System (by referral)
  • Linear Accelerator
  • Systemic Radioisotopes
  • Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) (by referral)

Systemic Therapy Services

  • Infusion Center with Chemotherapy
  • Photodynamic Therapy (by referral)
  • Bone Marrow Transplant (by referral)
  • Chemoembolization
  • Hormone Therapy
  • Plasmapheresis (by referral)
  • Stem Cell Transplant (by referral)
  • TheraSphere/SIR-Sphere (by referral)
  • Unsealed Source Radiotherapy (by referral)

Clinical Trial Information Available to Patients

  • Patient library
  • Brochures/Pamphlets
  • Internet Access
  • Patient information packets
  • Research Coordinator/Nurse
  • Other

Psychosocial and Supportive Services

  • Caregiver and Family Counseling
  • Case Management and/or Patient Navigation
  • Community Resource Coordination (e.g. transportation, financial resources)
  • Hospice
  • Patient Resource Center or Library
  • Pastoral Care
  • Complementary Medicine Program
  • Outpatient Psychiatric Care
  • Pain and Palliative Care Program
  • Survivorship Program
  • Wellness Program

Support Groups

  • Caregiver Support Group (by referral)
  • Family/Children Support Group (by referral)
  • General Cancer Support Group
  • Loss/Bereavement Support Group
  • Young Adult Support Group (by referral)
  • Lung Cancer Support Group
  • Prostate Cancer Support Group
  • Transplant Support Group (by referral)
  • Breast Cancer Support Group
  • Colorectal Cancer Support Group
  • Other Site-Specific Support Group

Rehabilitation Services

  • Lymphedema Program
  • Exercise Therapy
  • Prosthetic Services (by referral)
  • Speech and language pathology
  • Stomal Services/Wound Care Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy

Surgical Procedures

  • Ultrasonic Surgical Aspiration
  • Limb Perfusion (by referral)
  • Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (by referral)
  • Robotic Assisted Procedures
  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (by referral)
  • Cryosurgery (by referral)
  • Microwave Ablation (by referral)
  • Catheter based Partial Breast Irradiation (ex: Mammosite) (by referral)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

Education Programs

  • Breast
  • Cervix
  • Colorectal
  • Lung
  • Prostate
  • Skin
  • General Cancer

Healthy Lifestyle Programs

  • Nutritional Dietary Education Program
  • Smoking Cessation Program
  • Skin Cancer Awareness Program
  • Exercise Program
  • Weight Control Program

Screening and Early Detection Programs

  • Mammography
  • Pap Test
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test
  • Oral Exam
  • PSA Blood Test
  • Skin Exam
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Reduced Cost Mammography
  • Testes Exam
  • Digital Mammography
  • Breast MRI
  • Risk Assessment for Breast Cancer
  • Reduced Cost Cervical Cancer Testing (by referral)
  • Cervical Cancer Testing
  • Liquid-based Pap Test
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Colorectal Screening
  • CT Colonography (virtual colonoscopy) (by referral)
  • Double-Contrast Barium Enema
  • Fecal Immunochemical Test (by referral)
  • Stool DNA (by referral)
  • Prostate Screening
  • Digital Rectal Exam
  • Thyroid Exam
  • Lymph Node Exam
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening (by referral)
  • Clinical Breast Exam
  • Human Papilloma Virus Test

American Cancer Society Services

  • Transportation Services
  • Cancer Resource Center
  • Hope Lodge (by referral)
  • I Can Cope (by referral)
  • Lodging Services (by referral)
  • Look Good... Feel Better
  • Patient Navigator Program
  • Reach to Recovery - Breast Cancer (by referral)
  • Road to Recovery (by referral)

Nutrition Services

  • Screenings or assessments for nutrition-related concerns
  • Nutritional counseling and education