Aspirus Hospital

Wausau, Wisconsin

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Wausau, Wisconsin is located in the lovely Wisconsin River valley at the center of the state. We have an area population of 40,000 with excellent schools, busy performing arts center, large private music conservatory, and a visual art center. Quiet residential neighborhoods surround Lake Wausau and overlook the Wisconsin River or have views of Rib Mountain State Park. A normal commute is ten minutes to any part of town. We enjoy four seasons of recreation including all water sports, sailing, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, soccer, down-hill and cross-country skiing. We are conveniently located three hours from Milwaukee and Minneapolis.

 

The Aspirus Regional Cancer Center is the area’s premier cancer and blood disorder treatment provider, offering a full range of advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies.  Our medical providers focus on the patients as the focal point of the cancer and blood disorder care delivery.  Our team works together for the entire spectrum of diagnoses to provide comprehensive care that includes prevention, diagnosis and treatment.  The cancer center is accredited by the ACC (Association of Community Cancer Centers), NAPBC, (National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, COLA (Lab Accreditation) and CoC (Commission on Cancer). Aspirus Regional Cancer Center has been placed among the top 28% of cancer programs in the nation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.  In addition to our Wausau campus, there is also a Cancer Center located in Antigo, WI and Wisconsin Rapids, WI. 

 

Our staff includes:           

       2 Radiation Oncologist

       3 Medical Physicist

       3 Certified Medical Dosimetrist

       10+ Radiation Therapist

       Other support staff including: nursing, LPN, dietary, social workers, research, financial counselors, prior auth specialists, nurse navigator, a survivorship clinic and pharmacists

 

Our Equipment includes:

       Varian TrueBeam Linear Accelerator

·        RPM gating

·        OSMS, optical surface monitoring system

·        KV/MV capabilities

·        Cone Beam CT

·        ARIA record and Verify System

·        Varian PerfectPitch 6 degrees of freedom couch

       Tomotherapy

       Siemens Somatom Confidence CT Scanner

       Varian Eclipse Treatment Planning System

       Nucletron High Dose Rate Afterloader brachytherapy for GYN

 

Overall:

       Treat approximately 30-50 patients per day including 3D, IMRT, SRS, FSRT, VMAT, SBRT treatment techniques

       Operating hours between 8:30-5

       No job available for students at Aspirus Regional Cancer Center internship at this time

 

Education Director is Victoria Stepan, BS, RT(T)

victoria.stepan@aspirus.org