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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

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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

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Avoiding unnecessary radiation: low-dose X-rays, CT scans at HCMC

Doctors at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) now have a new diagnostic tool that gives them the information they need – without the extra radiation patients don’t need. It’s part of a new approach to medical imaging based on Philips … Continue reading

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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

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