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An Easier Solution for Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are large, raised, swollen blood vessels that twist and turn. They usually develop in the legs and can be seen through the skin. Varicose veins are often genetic, although aging, being overweight or pregnant or having a job that requires long periods of standing can lead to varicose veins, too. What are Varicose [More]

Behind the Scenes: The Role of Medical Physicist Joe Schmidt at Willmar Regional Cancer Center

  Patients at Willmar Regional Cancer Center (WRCC) may not have ever seen Joe Schmidt, a medical physicist, or even know what he does, but he plays an integral role in providing radiation care to cancer patients. Radiation Technology to Medical Physicist When Joe first entered the medical profession, he was a radiology technologist. At [More]

Marking a Milestone: Ringing the Cancer Bell

The golden bell at Willmar Regional Cancer Center rings, and nurses and staff gather in the waiting room at the Cancer Center to celebrate—and share tears of joy—with the patient who has rung the bell. The tradition of the bell began at MD Anderson Cancer Center in 1996 when U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Irve Le [More]