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Supporting a Cancer Diagnosis

January 26, 2021

Palliative care is a specialized type of medicine that supports individuals with serious illness. Its focus is relieving some of the burdens that..

What to Expect at Your First Mammogram

December 16, 2020

Each year, doctors diagnose over 275,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer.  Many of these cases are found in the early stages because of..

Minnesota Oncology joins Mayo Clinic Care Network

December 10, 2020

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Oncology and Mayo Clinic announced today that Minnesota Oncology is the newest member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network.

Does A Family History of Melanoma Affect You?

December 3, 2020

Is Melanoma Genetic? Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. Unlike non-melanoma skin cancers, melanoma can spread quicker to other..

Cancer, COVID-19 and flu season: What you need to know

November 12, 2020

Viral respiratory season occurs annually during the winter months in the United States. What many people call "flu season" actually involves a..

Quit Smoking in 7 Actionable Steps

October 23, 2020

One in 16 Americans will be diagnosed with lung cancer during their lifetime, which means anyone can get lung cancer. However, there is one risk..

7 Things That May Surprise You About Prostate Cancer

October 15, 2020

For men, prostate cancer is the second-most common type of cancer, with approximately 1 in 9 men being diagnosed in their lifetime. Because of..

Breast Density and Its Effect on Your Cancer Screening

October 7, 2020

If you’ve had a mammogram and your doctor told you your breasts are dense, you may be wondering what exactly that means and whether it changes..