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  • Minnetonka Girl Scout Troop gives back to MN Oncology’s Plymouth Clinic through Take Action Project

    Jun 14, 2017

    by Ellen Bartyzal Last week, Minnetonka Girl Scout troop 18014, a group of first-fourth graders, carried out their Take Action Project by giving back to the patients and staff at Minnesota Oncology’s Plymouth Clinic. The Daisies, Brownies and Juniors all donated personalized cards and boxes of cookies remaining from their annual Girl Scout Cookie Sales. The idea came from...
  • May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

    May 01, 2017

    SKIN CANCER FACTS Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States with more than two million skin cancer diagnoses annually. Many of these cancers can be prevented by protecting skin from excessive sun exposure and avoiding indoor tanning. Risk factors Exposure to sunlight: Exposure to UV radiation, either from the...
  • Advance Care Planning: The Conversation Begins with You

    Apr 18, 2017

              We frequently hear or talk about how quickly time is passing with our families and friends. We observe unfortunate circumstances when life is changed quickly for someone- whether it is a patient, our own family member, friend, etc. The one thing that is certain is that we cannot be certain about what any single day...
  • Notes of Hope Introduces the Kids Edition Fundraiser Show

    Apr 18, 2017

    Minnesota Oncology chemotherapy nurse Yana Reko is once again organizing a music-and-entertainment-filled fundraiser for Angel Foundation! This time, all of the performers will be kids! Who: Children of adult cancer warriors, and children who support them Why: Angel Foundation provides adult cancer patients and their families with emergency financial assistance, education and support throughout...
  • Minnesota Oncology Welcomes New North Metro Advanced Practice Provider

    Mar 28, 2017

    Minnesota Oncology is pleased to introduce our newest Advanced Practice Provider (APP), Jennifer Nelson, DNP. Jennifer recently joined our Fridley Clinic team and brings more than 10 years of hands-on nursing experience previous to earning her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree with honors from the University of Minnesota. Jennifer’s areas of special interest include oncology, adult health,...
  • MN Oncology Welcomes Brian Unglaub, APRN, CNP, to Edina Clinic

    Feb 23, 2017

    Earlier this month, Minnesota Oncology recently welcomed Advanced Practice Provider Brian Unglaub, APRN, CNP, to the care team at our Edina Clinic. Brian has Bachelor of Science in Nursing from St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn. He earned a Master of Nursing with an Adult and Geriatric Nurse Practitioner specialty from Oregon Health & Science...
  • Minnesota Oncology Medical Assistant, Cancer Survivor Honored by Lymphoma Research Foundation

    Feb 22, 2017

    Five years ago, Jessica Deutsch, a healthy swim instructor, celebrated her 21st birthday with friends in Las Vegas. The happy celebration ended when she returned home and woke up not feeling well. “I was having trouble swallowing, and it quickly progressed to a cough,” she explained. Deutsch was diagnosed with bronchitis, but gradually she began to have trouble...
  • Minnesota Oncology Introduces Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery Services

    Feb 21, 2017

            Plastic Surgery Consultants, Ltd. Becomes a Division of Minnesota Oncology Edina, Minn.—February 2017—Minnesota Oncology and Plastic Surgery Consultants, Ltd. announced a partnership to facilitate development of a Melanoma Center of Excellence in the Twin Cities. As of March 1st, Plastic Surgery Consultants LTD, led by Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive...
  • P.J. Flynn, M.D. Named East Metro GI Cancer Lead

    Feb 06, 2017

    Minnesota Oncology announced that oncologist P.J. Flynn, M.D., will be leading the practice’s GI (gastrointestinal) Cancer program in the East Metro. Dr. P.J. Flynn has been a leader in cancer care in the Twin Cities for decades, said Dean Gesme, MD. “He is an excellent and compassionate physician, an outstanding teacher, and a...
  • Minnesota Oncology Welcomes New Advanced Practice Providers

    Jan 11, 2017

    Minnesota Oncology recently welcomed two new Advanced Practice Providers. Katrina Jackson, RN, MSN joined our Maplewood Cancer Center team, and Kathleen Sahli, PA-C joined our Coon Rapids Clinic Team. Katrina Jackson, RN, MSN, has more than 7 years of oncology and hematology experience, most recently treating patients at Karmanos Cancer Institute in Cincinatti, Ohio, where she received the Karmanos Starfish...
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