Tara Lien, MSN, ANP-C

A Wisconsin native, Tara received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing in 1996 from the University of Wisconsin in Madison. She worked as a registered nurse in oncology for six years, three of which included employment with Green Bay Oncology before she and her husband relocated to Colorado in 2002. She received her Master’s Degree from the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs in 2005. With an adult nurse practitioner degree, she worked at the student health center at the university for three years before returning to Green Bay Oncology in 2008.

Tara is married and has two children. In her free time, she enjoys running, gardening, skiing and spending time with her family.

“As a member of the cancer team, I strive to provide compassionate care and support to patients during this critical time of their lives.”


  • Treatment of all cancer types
  • Treatment of blood disorders
  • National Cancer Institute (NCI) Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) trial participant


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
  • Master of Science in Nursing: Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO


  • Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner
  • Member, Oncology Nursing Society
  • Member, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Experienced clinical practitioner with oncology background
  • Member, Sigma Theta Tau International, honor society of nursing
  • Wisconsin native
  • Enjoys participating in triathlons, spending time with family, gardening, cooking and being active outdoors
  • Married, two children


Tara provides outstanding care, offering her patients and their families unwavering support.
KEY TRAITS: Engaging, caring, dedicated

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