Winona Health’s Cancer Care Program is accredited by the Commission on Cancer, ensuring that Winona Health has undergone a rigorous review to ensure high-quality, patient-focused cancer care. Only 30 percent of hospitals have achieved this accreditation. This high-quality care is combined with the comfort and convenience of receiving care close to home.
Having a Commission on Cancer-accredited program ensures comprehensive, high-quality, patient-centered cancer care dedicated to improving survival and quality of life through prevention, research and education.
- A multidisciplinary, team approach for the best cancer treatment options.
- Access to information, education and personalized services.
- Options for genetic assessment and counseling and palliative care services.
- Ongoing monitoring and improvement of care.
- Assessment of treatment planning based on evidence-based national treatment guidelines.
- Information about clinical trials and new treatment options.
- Follow-up care including a survivorship care plan.
- A cancer registry that collects data on cancer type, stage, and treatment results, and offers lifelong follow-up.
A multidisciplinary, team approach
Winona Health’s Cancer Program provides a team approach to cancer care. Our staff includes general surgeons, reconstructive surgeons and a medical oncologist. Additionally, pathologists and radiologists provide critical information needed to accurately diagnose and stage cancer and develop individualized patient treatment plans. Our clinical team also includes oncology nurses, laboratory technicians, registered dietitians, a nurse navigator, oncology social workers and rehabilitation therapists – who, with our administrative team, are committed to doing their part to ensure the best patient care.
- Behavioral Medicine
- Infusion Clinic
- Community Care Network
- Nutrition Education
- General Surgery
- Imaging Services
- Inpatient Services
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- Palliative Care
- Pastoral Care
- Physical Therapy
- Plastic, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
- Primary Care
- Women’s Health
National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Winona Health follows the National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines and gives each patient personalized care and support to help them through treatment. In addition, Winona Health has collaborative relationships with other regional healthcare organizations if a referral for treatment is necessary or requested.
“I feel our program adds significant value to the community by giving our cancer patients the option of pursuing their treatment with local healthcare providers who follow standards established by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. The result is high quality care at a nationally recognized standard in a personable and convenient setting”
-Ronald England, DO, FCAP
Awareness, screenings and prevention programs
Our screenings, community education, and patient and family support services occur at various times throughout the year. If you have a question about screening or prevention programs, call 507.494.7378.
For more information:
Sandy Gruszynski, RN
Cancer Care Nurse Navigator