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Nutritional Services


Sarah Barts, MA,RD, CSO, LD

Sarah has been practicing as a registered dietitian since 2000, is certified in weight management, and has practiced with oncology patients since 2012. She loves to cook, has studied how foods can be used as medicine, and brings to Minnesota Oncology her expertise in whole foods nutrition as it relates to the prevention and treatment of cancer. Believing that eating is nourishing to the body as well as the mind, Sarah strives to help patients find creative ways to modify meals to become more enjoyable. Sarah works primarily with Minnesota Oncology patients being cared for at the Woodbury, Saint Paul, and Maplewood Clinics.

Professional affiliations

  • Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group
  • Member of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Certified in Adult Weight Management


Angela Stephens, RD, CSO,LD

Angela has worked in the field of nutrition since 2005 and became a registered dietitian in 2008. Her goal is to promote positive clinical outcomes by developing nutrition regimens that prevent and lessen the short- and long-term side effects of therapy.

“I believe that nutrition plays a vital role in helping our patients complete treatment and prevent recurrence of disease. I want all of my patients to find enjoyment in their food and use it to their advantage to beat cancer.”

Angela serves patients at our Burnsville, Edina and Minneapolis clinic locations.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group


Tracie Swearingen, RD, CSO, LD

Tracie has worked in the field of dietetics since 1999 and as an oncology dietitian since 2005. As an Oncology Dietitian her goal is to provide compassionate care and empathy to those dealing with a cancer diagnosis.  

“I want to prevent or decrease a patient’s symptoms caused by treatment or diagnosis. Helping to maintain our patients’ quality of life is very important to me. My role as an oncology dietitian focuses not only on good nutrition during cancer treatment, but also includes a focus on cancer prevention and survivorship.”

Tracie serves patients primarily at the Coon Rapids and Fridley clinics.

Professional affiliations

  • Member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group
  • Nationally Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition