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Cancer care center reopens with many of its services

Radiation patients will still be asked to travel for treatment


The Dorwart Cancer Care Center reopened on Monday for the first time since the Sept. 9 storm, which caused flooding damage and knocked out power.

Patient care services were temporarily moved to the Memorial Health Center.

“It definitely helped out. Moving treatment was better than not receiving any at all,” Regional West Director of Cancer Services, Jeff Kriewald said.

Carpet and dry wall had to be replaced in the cancer care center. After thorough inspection of the outpatient area of the building to make sure there were no contaminants that could compromise patients’ immune syste...

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