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Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer

USED TO TREAT BREAST CANCER IN CASPER, LANDER, AND LARAMIE, WY What is brachytherapy? Brachytherapy is a process by which radiation pellets are placed inside the body to treat the tumor from the inside out. There are two types of brachytherapy: low dose rate brachytherapy (LDR) and high dose rate brachytherapy (HDR). Both can be used…
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External Beam Radiation Therapy

Used to treat patients in Casper, WY and beyond What is external beam radiation therapy? External beam radiation therapy describes a variety of therapies, including Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy, and 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy (3D CRT). These therapies all utilize beams of radiation to target…
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Kara Frizell

Kara Frizell, Financial Counselor
The financial impacts of cancer can feel as overwhelming as the physical ones for some patients. Rocky Mountain Oncology’s number one priority is always the overall wellness and care of patients, so their Financial Counselor Kara Frizell’s responsibility is to ensure that finances and insurance never distract a patient from recovery. She educates patients on how…
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Robyn Meyer

Robyn Meyer, Insurance Case Manager
Insurance Case Manager Robyn Meyer describes herself as “tenacious.” As a breast cancer survivor, she knows how overwhelming and intimidating virtually every component of insurance can be, and she also knows that patients should be devoting all of their time and energy toward recovery. She works with all patients, all plans and all coverage levels…
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Laura Blanton

Laura Blanton, Medical Records
You might not see Laura when you come in for an appointment at Rocky Mountain Oncology, but her job is vital to the operation of the center. In her position in medical records, Laura is responsible for making sure that when a patient is referred to Rocky Mountain Oncology, their records are received by the…
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Peggy Allred

Peggy Allred, Executive Physician Assistant
After more than a decade with Wyoming Oncology, Peggy Allred’s list of responsibilities has grown significantly. She began her career working at the front desk and after interacting with hundreds of patients, she became so passionate about her work that she began taking on additional responsibilities. Eventually, this evolved into a new position, Executive Assistant…
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Trisha Henriksen

Trisha Henriksen, Radiation Therapist
While Trisha’s main duties as a radiation therapist include delivering radiation doses and performing CT exams, she believes her most important duty is not only to take care of the patient medically but to take care of the patient as a whole. This can mean providing a shoulder to cry on, an ear to listen,…
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