Practice News

Lauren’s Chemo Care Bags Come to Minnesota Oncology

8-21-2015

Chanhassen High School student Lauren Moe’s focus changed when her mother was diagnosed with Stage III breast cancer in 2012; and her experiences watching her mother deal with the side-effects of chemotherapy has inspired her to find a way to help other patients in a tangible way and to educate the community about the challenges they face as...

Minnesota Oncology physician named Newsweek’s Top Cancer Doctors 2015

8-04-2015

Minnesota Oncology medical oncologist Patrick Flynn, MD, has been named by Newsweek as a “Top Cancer Doctor 2015” for the United States. Dr. Flynn treats patients at our Woodbury Clinic and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology. The Association of Community Cancer...

MOCA to host 16th Annual Ovarian Cancer Walk/Run

8-04-2015

The Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MOCA) will mark its 16th year of strides against ovarian cancer at their annual HOM Teal Strides for Ovarian Cancer walk and run on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Rosland Park in Edina. MOCA, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to funding ovarian cancer research, also provides support for those affected by the disease and spreads awareness about the...

Acupuncture Partnering with Western Cancer Treatment

8-04-2015

By Deborah Dick, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac., M.Om. and Jamie Schafer, L.Ac., M.Om., Dipl.O.M., LMT If you are undergoing treatment for cancer or are in remission or recovery, acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can help you alleviate the various side effects that come with chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery. Acupuncture is a safe, non-invasive, and...

All About Fiber

7-09-2015

by Angela Stephens, RD, LD Commonly known as dietary fiber, complex carbohydrates and lignans make up a group of compounds that are unable to be digested in the small intestines of humans. Although our bodies do not have the enzymes needed to break down dietary fiber, fiber does still convey health benefits by passing through the upper gastrointestinal tract...

You’re Invited: Angel Foundation Golf Event Dinner

7-09-2015

The Angel & Eagles Golf Classic isn’t just for golfers! You are also invited to join Angel Foundation for the after-golf festivities including a cocktail reception full of games and prizes, live and silent auctions, entertainment by GB Leighton, dinner and a program emceed by Dan “Common Man” Cole from KFAN. Tickets for the after-golf party...

Dr. Samith T. Kochuparambil Joins Minnesota Oncology

7-09-2015

Minnesota Oncology is pleased to announce the association of Samith T. Kochuparambil, M.D. with the practice of Medical Oncology & Hematology at the Minneapolis clinic beginning July 2015.  “A diagnosis of cancer can be overwhelming for patients and their families, often signaling the beginning of a physical, emotional and spiritual journey," Dr. Kochuparambil said. "My...

Nineteen Minnesota Oncology Physicians Named 2015 Top Doctors by Mpls. St. Paul Magazine

7-08-2015

Minnesota Oncology is proud to announce that 19 of our physicians were named “Top Doctors” this year by Mpls. St. Paul Magazine. The magazine released its 19th annual Top Doctors edition this month. The Top Doctors rankings are determined by a survey sent to 2,500 physicians and 2,500 registered nurses, who indicate which doctors they would go to in...

Minnesota Oncology and Metro Urology Create Multidisciplinary Cancer Clinic

6-19-2015

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MN Oncology Nurse Plans Notes of Hope Fundraiser for Angel Foundation

6-16-2015

Seven years ago, Minnesota Oncology infusion nurse Yana Reko was diagnosed with breast cancer. She received assistance from a nonprofit organization that helped her cope with the financial burdens of cancer treatment. Now, as a nurse at Minnesota Oncology's Edina and Minneapolis clinics, Reko is determined to help cancer patients in need of financial assistance. This year, she...
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