Practice News

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...

Minnesota Oncology joins Mayo Clinic Care Network

12-10-2020

December 10, 2020 ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Oncology and Mayo Clinic announced today that Minnesota Oncology is the newest member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Minnesota Oncology is the first independent, community oncology practice to join the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a group of carefully vetted, independent health care providers who have special access to Mayo Clinic knowledge, resources and...

Update: Telemedicine at Minnesota Oncology

11-16-2020

Minnesota Oncology is dedicated to ensuring that our patients with cancer and blood disorders always have uninterrupted access to high-quality oncology and hematology care. While our offices are open during regular hours for all patients requiring in-person care, each of our 12 locations also offers telemedicine appointments. Telemedicine in oncology helps patients avoid unnecessary trips for appointments, especially during such uncertain...

Reminder: Minnesota Oncology COVID-19 Visitor Restrictions & Guidelines

9-30-2020

As a reminder, Minnesota Oncology clinics do not permit guests with patients with the exception of interpreters, those needed for mobility assistance, and new patient consults. We know this may cause some inconvenience to you, but this policy is critical to the health and safety of our patients, families, and employees. Visitors who drop off a patient at...

How to Properly Wear a Face Mask

9-30-2020

Everyone is required to wear a face mask in a Minnesota Oncology clinic. Wearing a face mask in public helps prevent the spread of COVID-19 — but only if worn properly, covering both your nose and mouth. Read our mask-wearing tips to get the maximum protection for yourself and others. Follow these guidelines to properly wear your face mask: Wash...

5 common myths about cancer clinical trials

9-09-2020

Treating cancer should be customized to each patient. As you and your health care team consider the best treatments for your personal needs, you might discuss clinical trial opportunities. This can bring on many emotions for patients and their loved ones, from curiosity and hope to wonder and worry. Many patients consider clinical trials because they can offer access to...
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