Cancer treatment at the Gundersen Cancer Center: What to expect
When you’re diagnosed with cancer, many people will be involved in your care. While they are all here to help you, meeting so many new faces—often at your first appointment in Gundersen’s Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders—can feel overwhelming. To better understand who may be on your care team, please click through the slide show below. This comprehensive team of specialists will be here to help you at every stage of your journey, whether you’re living with, through or beyond cancer.
Meet your cancer team
Are part of, and often manage, a multidisciplinary team working together to treat your cancer.
Work with a team to develop, monitor and adjust treatments for patients undergoing radiation therapy.
Surgery is performed to diagnose, stage and treat cancer and some related symptoms.
Assist in coordinating care, assure patient access to necessary providers and educate patients throughout treatment.
We’ll work with you to decrease side effects both during and after treatment, maintain strength, keep body tissue healthy and keep a healthy body weight.
Cancer Patient Coordinator
Helps with financial and logistical obstacles related to transportation, housing and more.
Provides a holistic approach to physical, emotional, and spiritual health.
Prior Authorization Specialists
Ensure patients receive the maximum benefit from their insurance providers before treatment is scheduled.
Educate on insurance coverage, benefits, and hospital bills and provide access to resources for current and futuer medical expenses.
Help patients and families find resources for emotional, spiritual and financial support throughout all your care.