American Brain Tumor Association Sponsorship
2018 BT5K RUN & WALK TWIN CITIES WAS A HUGE SUCCESS
9 U.S. markets | Nearly 13,000 participants | Twin Cities raised over $244,000
MRO is proud to have been a sponsor of the October 13, 2018 American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) Breakthroughs in Brain Tumors 5K Run & Walk Twin Cities!
MRO Points of Pride
- More than 100 team members ranging from 9 months to 74 years old
- Over 500 MRO bandanas and bookmarks were given away
- Dr. Paul Sperduto, MPP, FASTRO, Director of MRO at Ridgeview Regional Therapy Center in Waconia welcomed everyone at the opening ceremony
Over 700,000 people in the U.S. are living with a brain tumor diagnosis. Your support allows the ABTA to fund desperately needed brain tumor research, patient programs, and support services.
Teaming Up | Fighting Cancer
DR. SPERDUTO TALKS ABOUT BRAIN TUMORS ON WCCO 4 NEWS AT NOON SHOW
Dr. Paul Sperduto, MRO Radiation Oncologist and Director at MRO | Ridgeview, spoke live on the WCCO 4 News at Noon Show on Tuesday, September 18. Dr. Sperduto was promoting MRO’s sponsorship of the October 13 Breakthrough for Brain Tumors Run & Walk and discussed the breakthroughs in brain tumor research and treatment advancements.
Dr. Sperduto explained the importance of understanding treatment options and the role of radiation therapy. “Cancer patients are in the fight of their lives and depend on their doctors to recommend the best possible treatment for their diagnosis with the least possible disruption to their lives.”
To see Dr. Sperduto’s interview on WCCO 4 News at Noon Show, click here.
About Dr. Paul Sperduto and Minneapolis Radiation Oncology
Dr. Sperduto is the Director of Minneapolis Radiation Oncology at MRO Ridgeview Regional Therapy Center in Waconia. He joined MRO in 1993.
His clinical practice focuses on using radiation therapy for a wide range of cancers, with a particular interest in brain tumors. Dr. Sperduto is nationally recognized for his leadership in the advancement of radiation oncology technology and treatment protocols, including Gamma Knife Radiosurgery.
Minneapolis Radiation Oncology is the Twin Cities’ largest provider of radiation oncology. With more than 11 convenient locations, patients and families can receive treatment close to home.