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3:32 pm
Fri January 25, 2013

Wyoming moves ahead with Pediatric Cancer Program

A problem for children who are diagnosed with cancer in Wyoming is finding local care.  Treatment typically requires long drives to cities.  But Wyoming's Comprehensive Cancer Control Program is trying to change that.  The program has hired an Oncologist who specializes in pediatric care to come to Casper once a month to treat children.  Plans are underway to get more doctors involved in the effort.  The Pediatric Oncologist is Doctor John Dr. vanDoorninck. He joined Wyoming Public Radio’s Bob Beck at the State Capital to discuss the program....