December 5, 2013: Patient Establishes Scholarship in Honor of Minnesota Oncology Physician
December 4, 2013: Coping with Cancer During the Holidays
November 22. 2013: Latest Issue of Cancer Care Today Focuses on Survivorship
November 6, 2013: November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month – Know the Facts
November 5, 2013: Bowled Over: MN Oncology’s 2013 Bowling for Angel Fundraiser
October 28, 2013: Minnesota Oncology Radiation Therapist Wins National Award
October 15, 2013: Retiring Nurse Reflects on Career in Cancer Care
September 14, 2013: Minnesota Oncology Sponsors “Living With Lynch Syndrome” Conference
August 23, 2013: Minnesota Oncology Clinics Earn Top State Health Scores
Minnesota Oncology is proud of the care and service that we provide for our patients, and now we have confirmation and external validation of our high quality of care in the form of the recently-published Minnesota HealthScores.
Out of more than 1500 medical clinics in the state of Minnesota, five of Minnesota Oncology’s clinics rate in the top 40 in satisfaction with Patient Experience.
In fact, Minnesota Oncology’s Fridley clinic was the highest rated clinic in the Twin Cities overall in Patient Experience!
See all Minnesota HealthScores Patient Experience ratings here.
August 22, 2013: St. Paul Pioneer Press Features Minnesota Oncology’s Survivorship Program
An article in the of the Pioneer Press by cancer survivor and former Minnesota Oncology patient Caryn Sullivan discusses the importance of cancer survivorship programs like the ones at Minnesota Oncology. She interviewed Minnesota Oncology clinical nurse specialist Michele O’Brien about our programs: “Patient-centered survivorship programs that include treatment summaries, measure distress and offer patients means to navigate their care are becoming the standard, O’Brien says. In 2010, Minnesota Oncology developed such a survivorship and supportive care program. By year-end it will be available in all of the community-based providers’ locations.”
Read the full article here.
(2012) New Physicians at Minnesota Oncology
Minnesota Oncology’s physician team has expanded with three outstanding oncologists.
Click on the physician name for a complete biography.
Michaela Tsai, MD – Minneapolis Clinic
Jocelin Huang, MD – Edina and Waconia Clinics
Nisha Jacobs, MD – Coon Rapids Clinic
November, 2012 Bowling for Angel
Twenty-four fired up teams representing the Minnesota Oncology clinics were on hand for the 5th annual Bowling for Angel fundraiser at Park Tavern lanes in St Louis Park on November.
Angel Foundation (www.mnangel.org) is a non-profit foundation that provides support groups, camps and non-medical financial assistance to families facing cancer. This year’s bowl-a-thon raised $15,000 for Angel activities.
September, 2012 MOCA Silent No More 5K
The Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance Silent No More Walk/Run was held on Saturday September 8, 2012 at Rosland Park in Edina. This event raises funds for ovarian cancer research, community awareness and education for women and their families touched by ovarian cancer. The Minnesota Oncology tent was very popular once again, giving out 3000 blue bandanas to the participants and guests. Minnesota Oncology has been a participating sponsor of this event since 1999.
August, 2012 A Breath of Hope Lung Run
A perfect summer morning on August 18th was the backdrop at Lake Calhoun, the site of this year’s A Breath of Hope Lung Run/Walk. The turnout was the largest yet in the 7-year history of the event, raising $70,000 for lung cancer awareness and research. We are proud to recognize Dr Louis Jacques, Dr Matt Graczyk and Minnesota Oncology, who were prominent sponsors of this community awareness event.
August, 2012 Miles for Melanoma
New this year was the Twin Cities Miles for Melanoma race/walk on August 11th at the Como Zoo in Roseville. Our team of volunteers set up at two locations to support the runners. Minnesota Oncology physicians were represented by Dr Tom Amatruda who gave a brief speech, as well as Dr Uzma Ali and Dr Dave King. Race participation exceeded expectations, as 150 people registered to take part and 206 people arrived on race day. A total of $37,000 was raised for melanoma research and education.
September 2011: Minnesota Oncology Supports the 2011 Lung Run/Walk
August 2011: Minnesota Oncology Cheers on Komen 3-Day Walkers
August 2011: A Voice in Community Cancer Education
January 12, 2011: 14 Minnesota Oncology Physicians Chosen as 2011 Top Docs