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St. Francis Cancer Center/Patient Dick Rickaby
Patient Experiences Mar 27, 2019

St. Francis Cancer Center: Clinical trial involvement triples, benefitting local residents

In recent years, there has been an extraordinary effort to increase the number of St. Francis patients given the opportunity to participate in clinical research studies. Enrollment numbers for 2018 saw a remarkable increase from 2017, due to Cancer Center physician, Ayse Malcolm, MD, clinical research nurse, Deb Sisler, RN, and an increase in the availability of eligible studies. Nationwide, many patients with cancer benefit dramatically from today’s cutting-edge oncology research, including Chaska resident and St. Francis Cancer Center patient, Dick Rickaby.

St. Francis pulmonary rehabilitation breathes new life into patient
Patient Experiences Oct 05, 2018

St. Francis pulmonary rehabilitation breathes new life into patient

"I don't know if it was divine intervention, or what have you, but I can't explain how thankful I am that they called me," recalls Dale Larson, 75, of a rescheduled appointment that likely helped save his life...