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Jennifer Kingery, research coordinator at Willmar Regional Cancer Center, collects and enters data for a patient who's being tracked through a clinical study. The cancer center last month joined the Minnesota Metro Community Clinical Oncology Program, which will quintuple the number of clinical trials available locally. Tribune photo by Anne Polta

Research program at Willmar Regional Cancer Center expands, enhancing patients' options

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WILLMAR -- Jennifer King-ery's desk is laden with daunting-looking files and paperwork.

One of the files belongs to a former cancer patient who participated in a clinical trial at the Willmar Regional Cancer Center. Five years later, the patient is still alive and still being monitored.


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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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