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Home > Services & Specialties > Cancer Care Services > Oncology
If you or a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, put your trust in the experts at Essentia Health. We offer comprehensive cancer care from diagnosis through rehabilitation using the most advanced technology and treatments available.
Your oncologist and other members of your cancer care team will answer your questions and partner with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that promotes healing while managing pain and symptoms. Our goal is to provide you with the guidance, support, and treatment you need throughout your cancer journey.
A medical oncologist is a doctor with specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer using medications like chemotherapy. Surgical oncologists specialize in removing cancerous tumors during operations. Radiation oncologists specialize in treating cancer using high-energy X-rays that kill cancer cells.
If you're experiencing any symptoms you feel may be cancer-related, you should talk to your primary care doctor right away. You'll be referred to an oncologist if you have a questionable test result or screening or have received a diagnosis of cancer.
See the full list of conditions we treat, and select a condition to find providers and locations near you.
We take a team-based approach to care and offer comprehensive cancer services including:
Essentia Health offers comprehensive cancer care services at four Cancer Centers located in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota. Many of our oncologists also travel to Essentia community clinics to provide cancer care.
In some cases, our cancer doctors can consult with you at your local clinic via Televideo exams. Our goal is to provide you with care close to home so you can spend less time driving to and from appointments and more time focusing on getting better.
Talk to your doctor to see if you may be eligible to participate in a research study through the Essentia Institute of Rural Health. By participating in a clinical study, you may have access to treatments, medications and medical devices that are not widely available.
You’ll need a referral from your primary care provider or a specialist for this service.