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Minnesota Oncology News                                                                              July 2015
In This Issue

TopDocs2015 Eighteen Minnesota Oncology Physicians Named 2015 Top Doctors by Mpls. St. Paul Magazine

Minnesota Oncology is proud to announce that 18 of our physicians were named "Top Doctors" this year by 
Mpls. St. Paul Magazine .

Learn more and see the full list here .
DrKMinnesota Oncology Welcomes New Physician

Please join us in welcoming medical oncologist and hematologist Samith Kochuparambil, MD,  to our Minneapolis clinic beginning July 2015.

Dr. Kochuparambil received his medical degree from the Madras Medical College, Chennai, India. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta and a fellowship in Medical Oncology & Hematology at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. His areas of special interest are genitourinary cancers
including bladder, kidney and prostate cancers as well as multiple myeloma.

"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 goal is to empower my patients with accurate information, positive thinking and to provide state of the art care to help them through their journey with cancer. I strive to provide the most up-to-date treatments that incorporate breakthroughs in cancer therapies and access to latest clinical trials." 

PayOnlineOnline Payments are Now Accepted

Minnesota Oncology is pleased to announce that online payments are now available! 

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MetroUrologyMinnesota Oncology and Metro Urology Create Multidisciplinary Cancer Clinic

Metro Urology and Minnesota Oncology last month launched a new partnership to provide a Multidisciplinary Cancer Clinic for their patients. The Clinic provides coordinated care for patients who have been diagnosed with urologic cancers such as bladder cancer, prostate cancer, or kidney cancer. Learn more.

FiberAll About Fiber


What is fiber? Why do we need it? And what is the best way to incorporate it into our diets? Minnesota Oncology registered dietitian Angela Stephens breaks down the health benefits and best sources of this carbohydrate.

DrBDr. Cheryl Bailey Discusses HPV Vaccine on Fox 9 News


In December, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Gardasil 9 (Human Papillomavirus 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant) for the prevention of certain diseases caused by nine types of Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Dr. Cheryl Bailey, gynecologic oncologist at our Minneapolis clinic, spoke with Fox 9 about the new vaccine last month:


HopeVideoWatch the Hope in Motion 2015 Highlights Video


Sunday, June 7, 2015 was a perfect day to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day at the Hope in Motion 5K and Family Walk presented by Minnesota Oncology and supporting Angel Foundation! Here are some highlights:


AngelsEaglesYou're Invited: Angel Foundation Golf Event Dinner

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 are only $75 per person. Tickets can be purchased online at Learn more.