Tag Archives: cancer

Cancer Center receives STAR Program® Certification

The Comprehensive Cancer Center at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) announced today that it has earned its STAR Program® Certification from the Massachusetts-based Oncology Rehab Partners, leading experts in the field of survivorship care.  HCMC Comprehensive Cancer Center is leading the … Continue reading

Posted in HCMC News | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Remodeled, expanded Comprehensive Cancer Center opens

Newly remodeled, expanded clinic opens February 12 Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) has recently completed an expansion and remodel of its Comprehensive Cancer Center to better serve its patients and families. “A cancer diagnosis can already be overwhelming,” explains Kelly … Continue reading

Posted in HCMC News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Santa’s Little Helper

Christmas came a little early this year for 5-year-old patient Austin Harms when he was greeted by Santa after receiving hyperbaric medicine treatment on Monday, December 17. Austin is fighting some of the side effects of cancer treatment and is … Continue reading

Posted in HCMC News | Tagged , , , , ,

Hennepin Comprehensive Cancer Center achieves national certification for quality

The Hennepin Comprehensive Cancer Center  was recently recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).  The QOPI® Certification Program provides a three-year certification for outpatient hematology-oncology practices that … Continue reading

Posted in HCMC News, HCMC Press Releases | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Surgical options for breast cancer

Almost everyone knows someone who has experienced breast cancer. Terms like “mastectomy” and “lumpectomy” may be familiar, but when are these procedures necessary, and how do they increase the chances of beating cancer? In this week’s Healthy Matters podcast surgeon … Continue reading

Posted in HCMC News | Tagged , , , , , , , ,