Wednesday April 5, 2017 from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM CDT
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Willmar Conference Center
(Behind Best Western Plus on US Hwy 12)
240 23rd St SE
Willmar, MN 56201

Discounted hotel rooms are available throguh March 4, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Express. Please call 320.231.2601 and ask for the West Central Cancer Symposium room block.

1 King - $119.99
2 Queens - $135.99


For registration questions, please contact
Janae Olson

Willmar Regional Cancer Center 

WEST CENTRAL CANCER SYMPOSIUM - Wednesday, April 5, 2017 

In order to support physicians and patients, healthcare professionals need the latest information in cancer care. For 26 years, our cancer team has been providing current information from local and national cancer experts. Physicians, nurses, radiologists, physicists, pharmacists, therapists, genetic counselors…the Willmar Regional Cancer Center finds the specialists in each field of cancer treatment to help you understand the best practices in patient-centered cancer care.

Target Audience

Physicians, nurses and healthcare professionals (including advanced practice nurses) who care for patients with cancer.


Exhibitors will be displaying their products and information related to the care of patients with cancer.


7:30 am Registration & Exhibits

8:00 am Welcome & Announcements

8:15 am Lung Cancer Screening
              Aaron Binstock, MD

9:00 am Threads, Wax & Molecules: The Diagnosis & Special Testing of Lung Cancer
               Lee Cafferty, MD

9:30 am Break & Exhibits

9:45 am Lung Cancer: A Multidisciplinary & Integrated Approach to Patient Care 
              Matthew Graczyk, MD Jonathan Hovda, MD, MBA Jody Elfert, RN, BSN, OCN

11:15 am Lunch & Exhibits

12:00 pm Medical Oncology - Lung Cancer
                Joanne Monterroso, MD

12:45 pm Oral Oncology Medications: Take a Deep Breath
                Kris Cervin, Pharm.D.

1:15 pm Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) for Lung Cancer
              Tod W. Speer, MD

1:45 pm Break & Exhibits

2:00 pm Pulmonary Rehab & The Lung Cancer Patient
              Keri Ohren, RRT

2:30 pm Keynote Speaker
              Ruth Bachman

3:45 pm Closing

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Rice Memorial Hospital is accredited by the Minnesota Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. No commercial support or grants have been provided. The presenters have no relevant financial relationship to disclose related to the content of the CME activity. The planners of this event have no relevant financial relationship to disclose related to the content of the CME activity. This activity has been submitted to the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) for approval to award contact hours. ONS is accredited as an approver of continuing education by The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA.