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Welcome to the first edition of Minnesota Oncology News! 
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. Of course, our newsletter is not only about giving you updates. It is also about sharing views on hot topics. So please let us know your suggestions for future editions.FB
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Dr. Nisha Jacobs Talks About Breast Health on WCCO Radio


Minnesota Oncology's Dr. Jacobs was interviewed by WCCO's Roshini Rajkumar for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Jacobs, who treats patients at our Coon Rapids Clinic, offers expertise on the importance of mammograms, genetic testing, myths about soy intake, and more.

Listen to the full interview.  Conference

"Becoming Well Within" Conference Brings Together Cancer Survivors for a Day of Inspiration and Healing


In an effort to ensure the continued health and wellness of cancer survivors, Minnesota Oncology, in partnership with holistic nonprofit wellness resource center Well Within, presented "Becoming Well Within", a one-day cancer survivorship conference on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Prom Center in Oakdale. More than 250 survivors of 29 different types of cancer and their caregivers were invited a day of inspiration, connections, laughter and learning. Read more and view photos of the conference here. Mcnally

Introducing Dr. Amy McNally
In July, Minnesota Oncology welcomed Dr. Amy (Jonson) McNally to our St. Paul Cancer Center. Dr. McNally specializes in gynecologic oncology, robot-assisted surgery, and laparoscopic surgery. She comes to Minnesota Oncology from the University of Minnesota, Department of Gynecologic Oncology where she held a variety of academic administrative positions and academic appointments. Hieu Cabak, PA-C also recently joined Minnesota Oncology and assists Dr. McNally with patient care and surgery. 
Join Dr. McNally from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 17, at CRAVE in Edina for a free lunch presentation on gynecologic cancers and genetic risk. Find out more and register hereHealthScores

Minnesota Oncology Clinics Earn Top State Health Scores


Minnesota Oncology is proud of the care and service that we provide for our patients, and now we have confirmation and external validation of our high quality of care in the form of the recently-published Minnesota HealthScores.


Out of over 1500 medical clinics in the state of Minnesota, 5 of Minnesota Oncology's clinics rate in the top 40 in satisfaction with Patient Experience.


In fact, Minnesota Oncology's Fridley Clinic was the highest rated clinic in the Twin Cities overall in Patient Experience!


See all Minnesota HealthScores Patient Experience ratings here.AnnNelson

Retiring Minnesota Oncology Nurse Reflects on Fulfilling Career in Cancer Care
After more than 55 years as a chemotherapy nurse, Ann Nelson reflects her career: "I have received more from our patients than I gave. Their remarkable tenacity, courage and humor are gifts they gave to me.
Read Ann's story here. Plymouth

New Minnesota Oncology Location in Plymouth Coming Soon!


We're excited to announce that our newest clinic location at West Health in Plymouth is scheduled to open November 4, 2013!   



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