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Aspirus Wausau Hospital

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Aspirus Wausau Hospital is a regional health resource for north central Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Aspirus Wausau Hospital is a Magnet facility licensed for 321 beds and staffed by 350 physicians in 35 specialties. For more than 100 years, it has been devoted to physical, emotional and spiritual healing by displaying compassion for people and continually pursuing clinical excellence. As a Community Comprehensive Cancer Program accruing approximately 900 analytic cases per year, Wausau Hospital provides quality cancer care to patients. An acknowledgement of our quality is the Accreditation received from the Commission on Cancer since 1978. Our board certified Medical Oncologists/ Hematologists and Radiation Oncologists coordinate and oversee comprehensive care throughout the cancer journey. We are committed to improving longevity and quality of life by utilizing the latest technology, clinical trials, support groups, social work and a host of other resources available to patients and their support system.

Contact Info

333 Pine Ridge Boulevard
Wausau, WI 54401-4187
United States


Phone (715) 847-2121
www.aspirus.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
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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

Systemic Therapy Services

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

Clinical Trial Information Available to Patients

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

Psychosocial and Supportive Services

  • Caregiver and Family Counseling (by referral)
  • Case Management and/or Patient Navigation
  • Community Resource Coordination (e.g. transportation, financial resources)
  • Hospice
  • Lodging Assistance (by referral)
  • Patient Resource Center or Library
  • Pastoral Care
  • Pet Therapy
  • Adjustment to Illness Counseling (by referral)
  • Advanced Care Planning
  • Bio-Psychosocial Assessment
  • Complementary Medicine Program (by referral)
  • Facilitation of Patient/Family, Provider Communication
  • Fertility Counseling (by referral)
  • Home Care Program
  • Inpatient Psychiatric Consult (by referral)
  • Mental Health Counseling (by referral)
  • Outpatient Psychiatric Care (by referral)
  • Pain and Palliative Care Program
  • Sexuality Counseling (by referral)
  • Support and Education Related to Parenting through Cancer
  • Survivorship Program
  • Wellness Program

Support Groups

  • Caregiver Support Group (by referral)
  • Family/Children Support Group (by referral)
  • General Cancer Support Group (by referral)
  • Loss/Bereavement Support Group (by referral)
  • Lung Cancer Support Group (by referral)
  • Prostate Cancer Support Group (by referral)
  • Transplant Support Group (by referral)
  • Breast Cancer Support Group (by referral)
  • Colorectal Cancer Support Group (by referral)

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
  • Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (by referral)
  • Robotic Assisted Procedures
  • Cryosurgery
  • 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 (by referral)
  • Cervix (by referral)
  • Colorectal (by referral)
  • Lung (by referral)
  • Prostate (by referral)
  • Skin (by referral)
  • General Cancer (by referral)

Healthy Lifestyle Programs

  • Nutritional Dietary Education Program
  • Smoking Cessation Program
  • Exercise Program (by referral)
  • 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
  • Cervical Cancer Testing
  • Liquid-based Pap Test
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Colorectal Screening
  • CT Colonography (virtual colonoscopy)
  • Double-Contrast Barium Enema
  • Fecal Immunochemical Test
  • Stool DNA (by referral)
  • Prostate Screening
  • Digital Rectal Exam
  • Thyroid Exam
  • Lymph Node Exam
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Clinical Breast Exam
  • Human Papilloma Virus Test
  • Low-dose
  • Spiral CT Scan

American Cancer Society Services

  • Transportation Services (by referral)
  • Cancer Resource Center
  • Hope Lodge (by referral)
  • I Can Cope (by referral)
  • Lodging Services
  • Look Good... Feel Better
  • Patient Navigator Program (by referral)
  • 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
  • Registered dieticians that specialize in working with cancer patients