Q&A with Dr. Mihailo Lalich, Northwest Wisconsin Cancer Center

lalichbwWhat does a medical oncologist do?
A medical oncologist is involved with evaluating and staging new cases of cancer, coordinating and recommending treatment for cancer, overseeing chemotherapy administration, and managing long-term follow-up for cancer survivors.

What are three questions patients should bring to their first appointment with you?
If treatment is needed, what are the goals of the treatment?
How will the treatments make me feel and impact my life?
How can I help myself stay healthy?

 If you could give one piece of advice to patients to improve their overall health, what would it be?
Exercise.

What most excites you about the new Northwest Wisconsin Cancer Center?
The ability to offer patients radiation treatments in Ashland.