Practice News

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...

New Social Worker Joins Minnesota Oncology

8-06-2020

Minnesota Oncology is pleased to introduce our newest social worker, Kimberly Odden. Kimberly comes to Minnesota Oncology with an extensive social work background.  She has a bachelor of social work degree from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls along with social work experience in senior and assisted living care facilities, in a hospital setting, and most...

New Patient Portal Coming August 10

8-04-2020

Minnesota Oncology will be implementing a new patient portal beginning on Monday, August 10, 2020. We are pleased to provide this new and improved portal to our patients from Navigating Care, the same company that provides the HealthTracker app we implemented recently for remote side effect and symptom management. Use the Navigating Care portal to: Access your health information 24/7 Receive personalized...

20 Minnesota Oncology Physicians Named 2020 Top Doctors

7-02-2020

Minnesota Oncology and Plastic Surgery Consultants are proud to announce that 20 of our physicians representing all 12 of our clinic locations have been named “Top Doctors” this year by Mpls. St. Paul Magazine. This list represents more than one-third of our physicians, most of whom are honored on other local lists such as Top Physicians...

Surviving cancer: How faith, running and support helped one woman deal with her diagnosis

6-26-2020

As of January 2019, it is estimated that there are 16.9 million cancer survivors in the United States. This represents approximately 5% of the population, according to the National Cancer Institute. The moment a person receives a cancer diagnosis they are considered a cancer survivor for the rest of their life. For Michele Peukert, this moment came on April 16, 2019, when she was...

Minnesota Oncology Welcomes New Palliative Care Physician

6-24-2020

Minnesota Oncology is pleased to introduce our first-ever Palliative Care physician, Emily Schafhauser, MD. Dr. Schafhauser will lead and grow Minnesota Oncology’s Palliative Care program. Palliative Care provides an extra layer of support for patients and their loved ones. It is person-and family-centered care that optimizes quality of life by anticipating, preventing, and treating suffering. Dr. Schafhauser will...
Previous Page   Next Page