Based in Reno, Nevada, Renown Health continues to be the regional healthcare leader, serving a 17-county region comprised of northern Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. Renown is Reno’s only locally owned, not-for-profit health network offering more services than all other local healthcare networks combined.
Regional Medical Center
1155 Mill St

Children's Hospital
1155 Mill St

Rehabilitation Hospital
1495 Mill St

South Meadows Medical Center
10101 Double R Blvd

Skilled Nursing
1835 Oddie Blvd

Carson Valley Medical Center
1107 HWY 395
Center for Advanced Medicine B
1500 E 2nd St

Center for Advanced Medicine C
75 Pringle Way

Institute for Heart & Vascular Health
1155 Mill St

Institute for Cancer
1155 Mill St
Based in Reno, Nevada, Renown Health continues to be the regional healthcare leader, serving a 17-county region comprised of northern Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. Renown is Reno’s only locally owned, not-for-profit health network offering more services than all other local healthcare networks combined.
Regional Medical Center
1155 Mill St

Children's Hospital
1155 Mill St

Rehabilitation Hospital
1495 Mill St

South Meadows Medical Center
10101 Double R Blvd

Skilled Nursing
1835 Oddie Blvd

Carson Valley Medical Center
1107 HWY 395
Center for Advanced Medicine B
1500 E 2nd St

Center for Advanced Medicine C
75 Pringle Way

Institute for Heart & Vascular Health
1155 Mill St

Institute for Cancer
1155 Mill St
Based in Reno, Nevada, Renown Health continues to be the regional healthcare leader, serving a 17-county region comprised of northern Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. Renown is Reno’s only locally owned, not-for-profit health network offering more services than all other local healthcare networks combined.

Renown Regional Medical Center

1155 Mill St Reno, NV 89502
775-982-4100


Renown Regional Medical Center
1155 Mill St, Reno, NV 89502
Renown Health serves a 17-county region with a total population in excess of 750,000. Our facilities include two medical centers, a rehabilitation hospital, a skilled nursing facility, numerous medical group and urgent care facilities, and the region's most trusted health insurance provider, Hometown Health. 775-982-5000

Renown Children's Hospital

1155 Mill St Reno, NV 89502
775-982-KIDS (5437)

Renown Children's Hospital
1155 Mill St, Reno, NV 89502
Based in Reno, Nevada, Renown Health continues to be the regional healthcare leader, serving a 17-county region comprised of northern Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. Renown is Reno’s only locally owned, not-for-profit health network offering more services than all other local healthcare networks combined.

Renown Rehabilitation Hospital

1495 Mill St Reno, NV 89502
775-982-3500


Renown Rebabilitation Hospital - 1495 Mill St
1495 Mill St, Reno, NV 89502
Based in Reno, Nevada, Renown Health continues to be the regional healthcare leader, serving a 17-county region comprised of northern Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. Renown is Reno’s only locally owned, not-for-profit health network offering more services than all other local healthcare networks combined.

Renown South Meadows
Medical Center

10101 Double R Blvd Reno, NV 89521
775-982-7000


Renown South Meadows - 10101 Double R Blvd
10101 Double R Blvd, Reno, NV 89521
Based in Reno, Nevada, Renown Health continues to be the regional healthcare leader, serving a 17-county region comprised of northern Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. Renown is Reno’s only locally owned, not-for-profit health network offering more services than all other local healthcare networks combined.

Carson Valley Medical Center

1107 Hwy 395 Gardnerville, NV 89410
775-782-1550


Carson Valley Medical Center - 1107 Highway 395
1107 Highway 395, Gardnerville, NV 89410
Based in Reno, Nevada, Renown Health continues to be the regional healthcare leader, serving a 17-county region comprised of northern Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. Renown is Reno’s only locally owned, not-for-profit health network offering more services than all other local healthcare networks combined.

Renown Skilled Nursing

1835 Oddie Blvd Sparks, NV 89431
775-982-3232


Renown Skilled Nursing - 1835 Oddie Blvd
1835 Oddie Boulevard, Sparks, NV 89431
Based in Reno, Nevada, Renown Health continues to be the regional healthcare leader, serving a 17-county region comprised of northern Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. Renown is Reno’s only locally owned, not-for-profit health network offering more services than all other local healthcare networks combined.
Based in Reno, Nevada, Renown Health continues to be the regional healthcare leader, serving a 17-county region comprised of northern Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. Renown is Reno’s only locally owned, not-for-profit health network offering more services than all other local healthcare networks combined.

Renown Health Urgent Care

775-982-5000

Renown Health Urgent Care
9 convenient locations
Based in Reno, Nevada, Renown Health continues to be the regional healthcare leader, serving a 17-county region comprised of northern Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. Renown is Reno’s only locally owned, not-for-profit health network offering more services than all other local healthcare networks combined.
Based in Reno, Nevada, Renown Health continues to be the regional healthcare leader, serving a 17-county region comprised of northern Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. Renown is Reno’s only locally owned, not-for-profit health network offering more services than all other local healthcare networks combined.
Renown Lab Services offers convenient access to complete your lab work with 10 locations close to your home or work. For your convenience, many of the locations are located inside or next to Renown hospitals and medical groups. Extended and Saturday hours are available at some locations.
Based in Reno, Nevada, Renown Health continues to be the regional healthcare leader, serving a 17-county region comprised of northern Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. Renown is Reno’s only locally owned, not-for-profit health network offering more services than all other local healthcare networks combined.

Center for Advanced Medicine B at Renown Regional

1500 E 2nd St Reno, NV 89502
775-982-4100


Center for Advanced Medicine B - 1500 E. 2nd St
1500 E. 2nd St., Reno, NV 89502
Based in Reno, Nevada, Renown Health continues to be the regional healthcare leader, serving a 17-county region comprised of northern Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. Renown is Reno’s only locally owned, not-for-profit health network offering more services than all other local healthcare networks combined.

Center for Advanced Medicine C at Renown Regional

75 Pringle Way Reno, NV 89502
775-982-4100


Center for Advanced Medicine C - 75 Pringle Way
75 Pringle Way, Reno, NV 89502
Based in Reno, Nevada, Renown Health continues to be the regional healthcare leader, serving a 17-county region comprised of northern Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. Renown is Reno’s only locally owned, not-for-profit health network offering more services than all other local healthcare networks combined.

Renown Institute Heart & Vascular Health

1155 Mill St Reno, NV 89502
775-982-7888


Institute for Heart & Vascular Health - 1155 Mill St
1155 Mill St, Reno, NV 89502
Based in Reno, Nevada, Renown Health continues to be the regional healthcare leader, serving a 17-county region comprised of northern Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. Renown is Reno’s only locally owned, not-for-profit health network offering more services than all other local healthcare networks combined.

Renown Institute for Cancer

1155 Mill St Reno, NV 89502
775-982-5638


Renown Institute for Cancer - 1155 Mill St
1155 Mill St, Reno, NV 89502
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By The Numbers: Local Mathematician Finds Comfort in the Science of TomoTherapy
Bill Newhall

Written by Mikalee Byerman and featured in Renown Journey, Volume 2 Issue 3 RENO MATHEMATICIAN BILL NEWHALL HAS A SPREADSHEET FOR EVERYTHING. He charts the progress of his math students at Truckee Meadows Community College, where he has taught for 31 years; he charts performance; he charts attendance. And he charts his personal PSA score. The PSA, or Prostate Specific Antigen, is a simple blood test that helps predict a person’s chance of developing prostate cancer. Since Newhall was diagnosed with prostate cancer and treated with a radical prostatectomy in 2003, his chart was examining PSA numbers to determine the likelihood of recurrence. “Yeah, I may be the only patient they’ve ever had that came in with an Excel spreadsheet in-hand, tracking my PSA,” Newhall laughed. “But as a mathematician, that’s how I think.” His ideal PSA chart: numbers appearing on the graph around the “0” — and well below the “1.” And between 2003 and 2008, that’s exactly how his graph looked. But in late 2008 he watched with concern as the line edge upward at a 0.8. “I did a lot of research and had a lot of conversations with my doctor,” he said. “I knew that if it was back, and it was less than 1, it was probably still localized. If I waited any longer, it wouldn’t be localized and would therefore be harder to get.” He consulted with Daphne Palmer, MD, FACRO, a radiation oncologist. “We needed to treat this very precisely,” Dr. Palmer said. “We were treating where the prostate used to be, and the prostate is only the size of a walnut. But the goal, of course, is to only treat the tumor bed — where the cancer used to be — and avoid everything around it, including the rectum and the bladder.” Treating surrounding structures with radiation would not only be unnecessary, but could also result in detrimental effects. “This was the perfect case for TomoTherapy,” she said. TomoTherapy is precise, painless TomoTherapy is a type of radiation therapy that delivers tens of thousands of highly targeted “beamlets” of radiation in a 360-degree spiral pattern around the patient. Prior to each treatment, a computed tomography (CT) scan is taken to ensure pinpoint accuracy with every treatment and spare surrounding healthy tissue. And Renown is the first and only healthcare provider in the region to offer this advanced technology. While Newhall could have chosen other methods of radiation therapy — such as CyberKnife — he and Dr. Palmer recognized the benefits of treatment with TomoTherapy. “With CyberKnife, fiduciary markers are necessary,” Dr. Palmer said. Fiducials are tiny “seeds” injected into the treatment area to help guide the radiation to the correct target. The problem is, even with fiducials, the structure and target itself can move daily depending on such small things as bladder volume and positioning. “But with TomoTherapy, we see the anatomy directly, so there is no need to surgically implant fiduciary markers. We can make daily adjustments to precisely target where the prostate used to be.” Benefits of TomoTherapy include no pain, no recovery from invasive procedures such as surgery, no listlessness and minimal side effects. And the technology differs greatly from others, such as CyberKnife, which does not provide three-dimensional verification of tumors, takes significantly longer per session and is not able to treat large cancers or multiple tumors. Newhall’s first treatment with TomoTherapy was Jan. 22, 2009. He was scheduled for 38 15-minute treatments on consecutive days — with time off for weekends. “I thought the whole process was very, very easy,” Newhall said. “Having the procedure scheduled every day at the same time was just like having to teach a class at the same time every day — it was no big deal. The entire staff that treated me was amazingly friendly.” In fact, he noted that the process was so easy, it almost felt like nothing was happening at all. “I’d walk out feeling so good, I wondered if it was doing any good,” he said. “I had no side effects from treatment.” But the outcome was evident when Newhall returned to his graph. Post-TomoTherapy, he returned to tracking the PSA level. And the result: 0. “It’s been more than a year now, and his PSA is undetectable,” Dr. Palmer said. Newhall acknowledges that his fixation on the spreadsheet may seem odd, but it has helped him gain an appreciation for the science behind the disease. “That Excel chart really helped me see the process clearly,” he said. “I teach predictions, data analysis, regression curves. In a way, I was actually predicting my own life. But there’s an emotional side no matter how rational and logical I was, and I was surprise how significant that was for me. And now I definitely feel I have a new lease on life.” With his new lease, he spends more time with wife Lynn — traveling, kayaking in the Truckee, skiing at Lake Tahoe and gardening. “I take advantage of every moment now,” he said. “And I’m so grateful to have the opportunity to do so.” Read other patients stories from Renown Journey.
   
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