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Marshfield - Marshfield Medical Center

1000 N Oak Ave
Marshfield, WI 54449

Also sees patients at:
Stevens Point Center | Weston Center

Appointment Phone:
1-715-389-3349

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Dr. Warren Olds, a radiation oncologist who joined Marshfield Clinic in 1993, has been directly involved with profound improvements in radiation therapy that benefit patients with cancer.​

​Marshfield Clinic now offers sophisticated cancer treatment in many of the larger centers in the Clinic system. As medical director of radiation oncology, Dr. Olds started the cancer centers in Rhinelander and Stevens Point, and helped design the cancer center in Minocqua.

​“The growth of the Clinic’s regional cancer centers has made a dramatic improvement in the lives of patients who could not easily get to Marshfield for their treatments,” he noted. “Many of these patients can now receive their care much closer to home.”

​The other major change has come in the equipment used in radiation oncology. “Vast improvements in technology allow radiation oncologists to successfully visualize and precisely treat more cancers,” he said. “We can fuse a prior C-T image with a current image to see the progress we’ve made in eradicating a tumor. Even in cases when we can’t cure the cancer, we can often fix a specific problem that is limiting the quality of the patient’s life.”/p>

​Dr. Olds earned his medical degree and completed his residency in radiation oncology at the University of Virginia. He is a student of history, particularly medical and military history, and enjoys playing chess.

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  • Medical School
    University of Virginia - School of Medicine Charleston, VA, United States, M.D. 1978

    Internship
    West Virginia University - Health Sciences Center Morgantown, WV, United States, Obstetrics & Gynecology 1979

    Residency
    University of Virginia - Health System Charlottesville, VA, United States, Radiation Oncology 1983

  • Board Certifications
    Radiation Oncology: 1984

    State Licenses
    Wisconsin

    Areas of Interest
    Medical Ethics Stereostactic Radiosurgery Medical Education

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