Robbin and Christine Kolberg pose in the Froedtert
& Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center.
Robbin will be staying at the hospital until April 30,
undergoing his final treatment for cancer.
JACKSON - Today marks the beginning of the end to treatment that
has put Jackson resident Robbin Kolberg's cancer into remission.
Kolberg, who was diagnosed with mantle cell lymphoma at the end
of October, checks in to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee for a bone
The procedure, which is technically a transfusion of his stem
cells which were taken earlier, follows four rounds of chemotherapy
and will allow for an even better prognosis for a lengthy remission,
or possibly a cure.
After Kolberg is released from the hospital on April 30, he has
another four to six weeks of recovery before he can go back to work
- something he's really looking forward to.
"I've had a lot of couch time the last four months," he
His wife Christine and children Hailey, 6, and Taylor, 14, have
made the process much easier.
His "100-percent confidence in the cancer center in
Froedtert" doesn't hurt either.
His doctor, Timothy Fenske, Froedtert & Medical College of
Wisconsin bone marrow transplant specialist, is very optimistic
about Kolberg's outcome.
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