Can the HPV Vaccine Reduce the Danger of Cervical Cancer?
- January 10, 2024
Chronic infection from a high-risk HPV type can progress to precancer or cancer of the vagina, vulva, penis, anus, or throat. It is also the leading cause of cervical cancer.
Cervical Cancer Screening Saves Lives
- January 3, 2024
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, a time set aside to increase awareness of the disease and the importance of screening as a prevention strategy. Minnesota Oncology reminds all women to…
At-Home Genetic Tests
- December 27, 2023
At-home DNA tests designed to describe your ancestry have risen in popularity in recent years. In addition to providing insights into your genealogy, race, and ethnicity, some tests also claim to…
Understanding Your Cancer Risk—and What You Can Do About It
- December 12, 2023
Cancer risk factors are anything that increases the chance that a person will develop cancer. Knowing your individual level of risk can help you make informed, proactive decisions about your long-term…
Minnesota Oncology Recognized for Quality in Value Based Cancer Care
- November 29, 2023
Blue Cross Blue Shield Minnesota has recognized Minnesota Oncology with a Blue Distinction® Centers for Cancer Care designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.
Don’t Ignore that Cough: Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of Lung Cancer
- November 20, 2023
Knowing and reporting the signs and symptoms of lung cancer increases the chance that your cancer will be diagnosed at an earlier stage, when it is easier to treat.