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Minnesota Oncology News                                                                                November 2013
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We are pleased to bring you monthly updates on cancer and hematology care as well as the latest news about Minnesota Oncology's programs and services. We welcome your feedback and suggestions for future editions.FB
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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month


Lung Cancer is the leading cause of all cancer deaths in the United States.  It is estimated that over 228,190 new cases will be diagnosed and approximately 159,480 people will die from lung cancer this year.  More people die from lung cancer than breast, colon and prostate cancers combined. 


Learn the risks, signs, and symptoms of lung cancer.RadTherAward

MN Oncology Radiation Therapist Wins National Award

Taniesha Seedorff, radiation therapist at Minnesota Oncology's Maplewood Cancer Center, recently received the "Outstanding Achievement in Radiation Oncology & Diagnostic Imaging for Radiation Therapy" award for the entire US Oncology Network.

Read more...BowledOver

Bowled Over for Angel Foundation
Minnesota Oncology's annual Bowling for Angel event raised a grand total of $15,150 to help fund Angel Foundation in the coming year as they provide support and non-medical financial assistance to patients and families facing cancer. 
This year's bowl-a-rama was hosted by Park Tavern Lanes in St. Louis Park on November 2 and featured a team costume contest, raffles, and awards for bowling skills and the most money raised. 
Read more or see all of the photos from this fun event.Plymouth

MN Oncology Plymouth Clinic Now Open at WestHealth

Minnesota Oncology's Plymouth Clinic at the WestHealth medical center in Plymouth opened on November 4. We are pleased to now be seeing patients in this new location!  


View photos of our newest clinic.Spalon

Spalon Montage Provides Patient Pampering
Spalon Montage in Edina offered complimentary services to some of our Edina Clinic breast cancer patients after hours earlier this month. Patients were treated to a choice of massage, reflexology, facial, pedicure, manicure, or hair/wig styling courtesy of Spalon employees who volunteered their time and talents. See more photos from the event here.Caregivers

Giving Thanks for Caregivers


November is National Family Caregiver Month. We are inspired by the friends and family members we see every day in our clinics, supporting our patients through their journey. 


Visit our Caregivers page for additional information and  resources. 


Our mission is to combine the strength of hope with the power of science, one patient at a time.