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  1. What men should know about prostate cancer screening.
    Prostate cancer is a disease of contradictions. It’s traditionally considered to be an “old man’s disease”, but it’s now showing up in younger men. It’s easily treatable, and if found early, has a survival rate over 95%. But it’s a slow-growing cancer with few [...]
  2. Treating cancer with technology and compassion.
    In 28 years, Vicki Prader, Chief Therapist at Minneapolis Radiation Oncology, has treated hundreds of patients with every type of cancer [...]
  3. Diet and nutrition tips for radiation therapy patients.
    During radiation therapy, your body is doing double duty: fighting cancer and repairing healthy cells that may have been damaged during treatment. And while you need [...]
  4. Understanding the role of radiation technology in fighting cancer.
    Radiation therapy is the most common type of cancer treatment–around 60% of cancer patients have it as part of their treatment – and one of the most effective ways to treat [...]
  5. Dr. Jenna Borkenhagen takes the fight against prostate cancer to Fridley
    At the MRO Unity Radiation Therapy Center, radiation oncologist Dr. Jenna Borkenhagen will take over the position of Dr. Jeffery Herman, who is retiring [...]
  6. Understanding Your Cancer Prognosis
    Your doctor looks at you and pauses before she speaks, “You have cancer.” Your head spins and a million questions pop into your head. “What type of cancer? What stage is it in?” But most importantly, “What are my chances of survival?” [...]
  7. Soothing words: Managing skin irritation during and after radiation therapy
    Most people have had a sunburn at some point in their lives. The medical term for it is radiation dermatitis, caused by UV radiation. The sun’s rays can damage skin cells and your body reacts [...]
  8. Jody’s Story: Together, we fought breast cancer
    At age fifty, Jody had a good life. She enjoyed a close relationship with her family. Her husband had just started a new job, and her two sons were doing well. Then she was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer [...]
  9. Radiation therapy for breast cancer
    Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women, accounting for about a third of women’s cancer diagnoses. Since 1982, the radiation oncology specialists at MRO have treated over 100,000 cancer patients. [...]
  10. Join Team MRO for the Virtual 2021 Race for the Cure
    Minneapolis Radiation Oncology is a proud sponsor for the Susan G Komen 2021 Virtual Race for the Cure [...]

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