Blog

Nov 1, 2019

Palliative care is increasing in acceptance throughout the country. Heart disease, kidney disease, dementia, and of course cancer treatment are serious illnesses where palliative care has proven its worth. Though...

Oct 4, 2019

As Turville Bay Radiation Oncology Center formalizes its ties with SSM Health we’ve strengthened our relationships with those physicians that form our cancer care teams. I’m happy to introduce Dr. Dana Henkel, a surgeon...

Sep 30, 2019

Founded in 1986 by Madison’s 2 community hospitals, Turville Bay is south central Wisconsin’s radiation oncology center for the treatment of cancer and other serious illnesses. In the years since the center opened its...

Aug 28, 2019

A remarkable piece of science and technology, Turville Bay’s TrueBeam linear accelerator is one of the pieces of equipment that delivers the power and flexibility we need to fight cancer. So, we bought another one and it’...

Jul 29, 2019

At Turville Bay we practice patient centered care. Visualize this: the patient is central to their own care. They share information with their doctor and in turn the physician shares information with the patient. This...

Jul 1, 2019

As patients are referred to Turville Bay Radiation Oncology Center for stereotactic radiosurgery, an overview of their surgical experience can be meaningful. The technology employed to perform incision-free treatment is...

Jun 4, 2019

“Caring for the cancer patient’s health includes caring for their mental health. The evidence is pretty conclusive, an interdisciplinary approach to care maximizes the medical and technical gains we are making with cancer...

May 7, 2019

Once you’ve heard the words “you have cancer” your life is changed. Surviving the disease is just one part of this journey. Patients quickly learn a lexicon of medical terms, face myriad appointments, sort through their...

Apr 5, 2019

It’s called stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) but it’s not surgery in the traditional sense. There's no incision. One of the tools in our arsenal at Turville Bay is a non-surgical radiation therapy used to treat...

Mar 20, 2019

Caring for a patient’s health sometimes means treatment beyond the radiation therapy that about three quarters of cancer patients receive. As a radiation oncologist I am often called upon to help patients in other ways...