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Great Bend man benefits from HCC connection to Midwest Cancer Alliance

Deb White, R.N., cares for Bill Mead at Heartland Cancer Center. Mead, who is being treated for head and neck cancer, has benefited from Heartland’s access to Tumor Boards at KU Medical Center.

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Bill Mead of Great Bend has been through it all – five surgeries, three complete radiation treatments and skin grafts. He is currently undergoing more chemotherapy.
He hasn’t had food for two years and is nourished through a feeding tube. His prognosis is not the best.
Nevertheless, Mead believes he has been blessed with more years to spend with family and friends, in part, because of Heartland Cancer Center’s (HCC) relationship with the Midwest Cancer Alliance (MCA), the outreach arm of The University of Kansas Cancer Center.
St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center owns HCC and is a member of ...


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