At Fairview, we understand no two patients—and no two cancers—are alike, so we work with you to develop a personalize treatment plan that meets both your personal and medical needs.
At Fairview, cancer patients have access to leading-edge technology and treatments including advanced diagnostic imaging, targeted radiation therapy and minimally invasive robotic surgery.
Access to cancer experts
Fairview partners with University of Minnesota Physicians Cancer Care specialists and community physicians to provide access to cancer experts no matter where you live or work.
Specialized care close to home
Whether you live in Minneapolis, St. Paul or surrounding communities, you have convenient access to specialized cancer care at Fairview. We have cancer specialists available in Burnsville, Edina, Hibbing, Maple Grove, Minneapolis, Princeton and Wyoming.
- Cancer types - disease information
- Diagnostic imaging (CT, PET-CT, MRI, ultrasound)
- Genetic counseling
- Edema/Lymphedema therapy
- Rehabilitation services
- Pharmacy services
- Palliative care
- Home health care
- Hospice care
- Spiritual care
Learn more about cancer care at
University of Minnesota Physicians Cancer Care
Cancer specialties and services
Nearly one in three Americans will develop cancer in their lifetime. Knowing where to go for accurate information and specialized care is an important first step in taking control of this often confusing and life-threatening disease.
- Blood cancer (leukemia, lymphoma (Hodgkin/Non-Hodgkin), MDS, myeloma)
- Bone and soft tissue cancer (sarcomas)
- Brain cancer (brain, spinal cord, spine)
- Breast cancer
- Colon and rectal cancer
- Gastrointestinal cancer (colon, rectum, stomach, liver, pancreas)
- Genitourinary cancer (bladder, kidney, prostate, testes)
- Gynecologic cancer (cervix, ovary, uterus, vulva, vaginal)
- Head and neck cancer (mouth, eye, ear, nose)
- Leukemia and lymphoma
- Lung and esophageal cancer (thoracic, lung, mesothelioma)
- Pediatric and childhood cancers
- Prostate cancer
- Skin cancer (carcinomas, melanomas)
To schedule an appointment, please call 612-672-7272.
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Cancer care news and events
University of Minnesota discovery may help prevent breast cancer. “What we’ve identified is a cause of mutation in cancer, and by derivative that means we’ve identified a cause of cancer,” said Dr. Reuben Harris, Medical School. KSTP
Facing cancer, a stark choice: Dr. Todd Tuttle, University of Minnesota Medical School, talks on double mastectomy rates. New York Times
The Annual Report to the Nation on the status of cancer shows cancer rates dropping, but not for all tumor types. Time Health & Family
Everyone wants to be healthy and fight cancer, but creating a plan and seeing it through requires effort. Read a new article from registered dietitian Janelle Melgeorge Anderson on Fighting Cancer through Diet and Lifestyle.
Dr. Edward Greeno discusses thyroid cancer—what people need to know regarding symptoms, treatment and prevention. FOX 9 News at Five.
Four new studies offer powerful evidence of the dangers of smoking and the health benefits of quitting or not being exposed to secondhand smoke. Professor Rachel Huxley, School of Public Health commented on why these publications are coming out now. Forbes. CNN
Women Who Quit Smoking May Gain Up to 10 Years of Life: a recent study co-authored Rachel Huxley, School of Public Health, said. U.S. News & World Report. U.K. Telegraph. CBC Canada. TIME Healthland
Elderly female cancer survivors who eat well, stay active and live healthily have an almost 40% lower risk for death compared with women who do not follow these recommendations, said Maki Inoue-Choi, School of Public Health. Oncology Nurse Advisor.
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