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Heptner Cancer Center and Infusion Center

Campbell County Health is proud to provide comprehensive Cancer Treatment in Campbell County, Wyoming

The Heptner Cancer Center at Campbell County Memorial Hospital provides advanced facilities and comprehensive treatment programs including Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy for patients. And, CCH Rehabilitation Services offers cancer rehabilitation to help with swelling, mobility and pain. Services are available in Gillette, Wyoming.

Cancer treatment for ...

Cancers most commonly treated at the Heptner Cancer Center in Gillette, Wyoming include:

  • Bone Metastases
  • Breast cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Head and Neck cancer
  • Kidney/Adrenal Gland
  • Larynx
  • Leukemia
  • Lung cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Skin cancer
  • Uterine/Cervix

After you receive a diagnosis of cancer from your medical doctor or surgeon, you are referred to the physicians at the Heptner Cancer Center, where you collaborate with other health professionals to develop an individualized treatment plan. The treatment plan is used to implement the most effective treatment possible. CCH is pleased to offer advanced technology including a linear accelerator that zeros in on cancer and breaks up and destroys tumor cells. The center offers the latest chemotherapy medicines in its infusion center as well as targeted therapies that alter specific chemicals within cancer cells.

CCH's Cancer Care team is here for you and your family; to walk beside you. CCH takes a team approach and offers patients access to specially-trained oncology and radiation nurses and doctors, nutritionists, physical and occupational therapists, palliative care specialists, and social workers. Treatment falls into these categories:

The type of cancer, the stage it is in, and the patient's physical condition are all considered when developing a treatment plan. We also offer infusion therapies/treatment in the Infusion Center, which offers IV antibiotics, hydration, Remicade infusions, iron deficiency therapy, and many others.

Forms

Below are the patient forms used at the Campbell County Health Heptner Cancer Center in Gillette, Wyoming. Please complete them and bring them with you for your visit.

New Patients: Medical Oncology

New Patients: Radiation Oncology

    PET Scan

    The new PET Scanner provides the potential to help more local cancer patients in a comfortable, supportive environment. Learn more

    Cancer Rehabilitation

    Chemotherapy, radiation and sometimes surgery are common treatments for people diagnosed with cancer. But almost every cancer patient can benefit from Cancer Rehabilitation at any point in their treatment, even when their disease is in remission. Read more

      Resources

      The Wyoming Cancer Resource Services, funded by the Wyoming Department of Health, are regional, community-based coordinators offering support services to Wyoming residents.

      Download WCRS brochures

      Boutique and Cancer Resource Center

      The Boutique and Cancer Resource Center is located in the Heptner Cancer Center at Campbell County Memorial Hospital, created with funding from the Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative and support from the Northeast Wyoming Community Health Foundation. It has educational information on local and regional resources for cancer patients, and access to certified mastectomy fitter Vickie Balo. Patients can also get a free wig, a warm hat, head wrap or beanie while undergoing cancer treatment.

        Cancer Care Committee

        An entity of the North East Wyoming (NEW) Community Health Foundation, the Cancer Care Committee's mission is to provide financial assistance to cancer patients in Wyoming and surrounding counties. Read about a patient it helped here.

        Breast Cancer Support Group

        Sponsored by NEW Community Health Foundation's Cancer Care Committee, the Breast Cancer Support Group takes place the third Wednesday each month at 5:30 pm Rehab Solutions, 1103 E Boxelder Road, Suite U in Gillette, Wyoming. Call 307.686.8177 for more information.

        We recommend the following resources for sound medical information about cancer.

        1. The American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org
        2. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, www.cdc.gov/cancer
        3. Mesothelioma Guide, www.mesotheliomaguide.com
        4. The National Cancer Institute, www.cancer.gov
        5. Springboard Beyond Cancer: An online tool for cancer survivors created by the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute. With this tool, patients and survivors can create personalized Action Decks, collections of information to help them better manage their physical and emotional care after a cancer diagnosis. smokefree.gov/springboard

        Contact

        Find the Heptner Cancer Center at:
        Location: Campbell County Memorial Hospital, 501 S. Burma Avenue, Gillette, Wyoming 82716
        Medical Oncology/Infusion phone: 307-688-1900
        Radiation Oncology phone: 307-688-1950
        Medical Oncology Fax: 307-688-1920
        Radiation Oncology Fax: 307-688-1974
        Hours of Operation: Radiation Oncology, Monday-Friday, 8 am-4:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday, closed; Medical Oncology, Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm; Saturday and Sunday 8-10 am
        Director: Leigh Johnson, MS, RTT, CMD, 307-688-1962, leigh.johnson@cchwyo.org

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