Your Cancer Care Team


Varian TrueBeam® linear accelerator

 


A linear accelerator is used to treat all organs of the body and delivers high-energy x-rays to the region of a patient’s tumor. These x-ray treatments are designed in such a way that they destroy cancer cells while sparing surrounding normal tissue.

Bringing mobile mammography to rural communities — Early breast cancer detection saves lives.

 

Kathy Shear was diagnosed with breast cancer in the fall of 2018. As a cancer survivor, Kathy now advocates for early and frequent mammograms. She’s also in support of the HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s Foundations’ efforts to buy a mobile mammography vehicle to travel western Wisconsin, making mammograms more accessible in rural areas.