Practice News

Minnesota Oncology is pleased to introduce our newest Minneapolis Clinic physician, Danielle Tippit, MD

9-07-2021

“Growing up in a rural area I experienced the difficulties that come with inadequate access to healthcare, and I am particularly interested in a practice that understands and prioritizes patients who want to be treated closer to home during the most difficult time of their lives.” Dr. Tippit joins Minnesota Oncology after completing her fellowship and residency at...

Important: COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Update

8-31-2021

Minnesota Oncology agrees with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendation that certain immunocompromised people, including all cancer patients undergoing active treatment, get a vaccine booster shot – following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision authorizing a third vaccine dose for immunocompromised people. Patients are advised to check with their local pharmacies to schedule a...

Minnesota Oncology is pleased to introduce our newest Edina Clinic physician, Patrick Dreyer, DO.

8-16-2021

“My core belief is that an oncologist must treat the whole patient and in the process include their family. I very much enjoyed teaching medical residents when I was a chief medical resident, and likewise when I was chief oncology fellow. I use a similar approach to treating patients and family, as only with an adequate understanding of all...

Updated Visitor Policy Guidelines June 1, 2021

5-28-2021

5/28/21 On May 13, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revised safety guidelines for those who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. The updated guidelines state that fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance. ...

Skin Cancer Screening & Prevention

5-04-2021

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States with more than five million skin cancer diagnoses annually. Risk factors UV radiation exposure: Exposure to UV radiation, either from the sun or tanning lamps, is the biggest risk for skin cancer Fair skin: People with fair skin, freckling, or...

Four MN Oncology Physicians Named Rising Stars by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

4-06-2021

Four Minnesota Oncology doctors are physicians-to-watch in 2021, according to Mpls.St.Paul Magazine. This month, the magazine released the 2021 edition of Twin Cities’ Top Doctors—Rising Stars list, which recognizes four outstanding Minnesota Oncology physicians. To be selected for the list, the doctors must have been practicing for 10 years or less. Each physician named...

COVID-19 Visitor Policy Updates

3-20-2021

At Minnesota Oncology, the health and safety of our patients, families, and staff are our top priority. We continue to evaluate our visitor policy to allow more people to safely visit their loved one while receiving care. Due to the high number of clinic staff and patients now vaccinated for COVID-19, we will now allow one (1) visitor along with the...

COVID-19 Pre-Appointment Screening for Patients

3-19-2021

To keep our patients and staff safe during the COVID-19 public health emergency, we will be sending you a short questionnaire prior to your appointment. It is important for you to complete this survey prior to coming in for our appointment. Here's what to expect:  Watch for your link: You will receive a link to the questionnaire...

COVID-10 Vaccine Now Available for Current Cancer Patients

3-17-2021

Last week, the Minnesota Department of Health updated the state's COVID-19 eligibility to include cancer patients undergoing treatment. We are pleased to share that Minnesota Oncology cancer patients in active treatment are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. New:  People age 16 and older with Sickle cell disease, Down Syndrome, oxygen-dependent chronic lung or heart conditions,...

COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Patients

1-26-2021

January 26, 2021 Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Emergency Use Authorization for a coronavirus vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna. Supply of the vaccines is limited and is being managed by the Minnesota Department of Health. Minnesota Oncology is closely following vaccine-related developments from federal and state agencies. We’ll share more information...
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