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Minnesota Oncology News                                                                                         July 2014
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MN Oncology Chaska Clinic Opens August 4
New Physician Joins MNO
Meet Our New Advanced Practice Providers
MN Oncology Fridley Clinic Nurse Honored
Save the Date for Cancer Survivor Conference
Summer Events for Families Facing Cancer
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HopeHope in Motion Survivor Stories

Although severe weather on June 1 led to the cancellation of Hope in Motion on National Cancer Survivors Day, the event has been rescheduled for Sunday, July 13. Registration is open for the new Hope in Motion date. Click here for more information.


Six survivors who will participate in Hope in Motion agreed to share their inspirational stories with us. Read more...

ChaskaMinnesota Oncology Chaska Clinic - Opening August 2014


Minnesota Oncology will open its 11th clinic location - in Chaska - on August 4, 2014. The Chaska Clinic will be located in the Lakeview Professional Building at the southwest corner of Hwy 41 and Pioneer Trail overlooking Lake Grace in Chaska. 

Read more.


OrganicOrganic vs. Non-Organic Foods


"Should I choose organic foods?" is a frequent question asked by many patients and those concerned about cancer prevention or recurrence. A common complaint shortly thereafter is "They are so expensive."  Most cancer patients want to do anything that may help their survival and prevent cancer recurrence, but is buying organic going to improve one's health? Read more... 

GadaNew Physician Joins Minnesota Oncology
Dr. Purvi Gada
Purvi Gada, M.B.B.S., began practicing with Minnesota Oncology in June 2014. Dr. Gada will treat patients at our Edina Clinic until the Chaska location opens in August 2014. She comes to Minnesota Oncology from University of Minnesota Physicians Cancer Care at Fairview- Maple Grove where she has practiced since 2010.


Dr. Gada's areas of interest include benign hematological disorders, hematologic malignancies, solid organ cancers, and breast cancer. Read more... 

APPsMeet Our New Advanced Practice Providers 
Minnesota Oncology is please to announce the recent addition of four new Advanced Practice Providers:
Crystal Bryant, RN, DNP
Kelli Daly, RN, CNP
Robin Uithoven, RN, MAN, AOCNP
Kelly Young, RN, OCN, DNP
Michele Myslicki
NurseAwardMinnesota Oncology Fridley Clinic Nurse Named 2014 Oustanding Nurse


Minnesota Oncology Fridley Clinic nurse Michele Myslicki was recently selected by Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine as a 2014 Outstanding Nurse Award Finalist. Myslicki was one of 62 finalists who represent the top 20 percent of nominations received from the Twin Cities public.  



BWWSave the Date for Becoming Well Within


Becoming Well Within is a one-day conference for cancer survivors and those who love them. Minnesota Oncology is proud to once again be the presenting sponsor of this day of inspiration, connections, laughter and learning. Save the date for Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Prom Center in Oakdale, MN.


For event details and to register, click  here.

AngelSummer Events for Families Facing Cancer


Some great free events are coming up for families facing cancer. Angel Foundation offers activities to adults with cancer and their school-age children. Coming up this month: Urban Adventures for Teens July 12 and a family pool party July 13.  For more information about Angel Foundation summer events for families, click here.

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