Cancer / Oncology

Meet Your Cancer Care Team

When you get a cancer diagnosis, you need a team to fight with you—and a place to call home. That’s what North Memorial Health Cancer Center provides. Our top-rated hematologists, oncologists, and surgeons provide superlative care and access to the latest technological treatments, clinical trials, onsite pharmacy, and private chemo rooms. It’s research-university-level care in an environment where you’re not one of a thousand, you are the ONE.

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The North Memorial Health Advantage

  • We have oncology-certified nurses, our providers are specialists in hematology and oncology and are often named to local Top Doctors’ lists.
  • Our Specialty Center Pharmacy provides personalized counseling and the convenience of on-site infusion and retail pharmacy services.
  • North Memorial Health also has highly trained and experienced genetic counselors on staff for families seeking information about their cancer risk.
  • 100 percent of North Memorial Health Breast Center patients surveyed are willing to recommend the care and facilities.
  • We are one of few places in Minnesota to perform the much less invasive robotic lung-cancer surgery.
  • We are also the third-largest oral, head and neck cancer practice in Minnesota.
  • We believe well-being is the sixth vital sign—equally as important as lab values and blood pressure. That’s why we address the practical, family, emotional, and spiritual aspects of your care too.
  • We partner with Minneapolis Radiation Oncology to lead our radiation treatment for cancer to deliver the best possible outcome for each patient.
  • A financial counselor is available, and we offer advance care planning, chaplains and palliative care.
  • Our oncology social worker can get you services you may need outside our clinic: Housekeeping, grant money (we gave more than $1.6 million in 2016 alone), meal deliveries, ride-shares, and more.
  • We make the journey with you from diagnosis to treatment’s end. Survivorship visits provide you with a summary of your diagnosis and treatments, plus you’ll review treatment effects, understand your “new normal,” connect to resources, outline follow-ups, and discuss recurrence prevention.

 

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Cancer Conditions & Care Options

Learn more about your condition and how it may be treated at North Memorial Health.

List of Conditions

List of Services

Access to Hundreds of Clinical Trial Studies

Chaplain Services

Chemotherapy

Financial Counseling/Financial Assistance Services

Holistic Care

Immunotherapy

Monthly Support Groups

Nutrition

Onsite Oncology Social Worker

Optune and Optune Lua Therapy

Radiation

Care Team

Our highly trained experts empower you with the knowledge and the support you need to get the healthcare you want.

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Elizabeth Edlavitch Levin, MD

Cancer / Oncology
I am dedicated to providing a comprehensive, evidence-based model of care with compassion and honesty.
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Joy Larsen Haidle, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor
I am a pioneer in the field of cancer genetics.
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Ana Brown

Ana Brown, PA-C

Thoracic Surgery
I strive to earn trust and do the right thing for each individual.
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Brenna L. Radermacher, DNP, APRN, CNP

Cancer / Oncology
I provide compassionate, individual focused care, honest communication, and education to those affected by cancer.
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Kurt Nisi

Kurt Nisi, MD

Radiation Oncology
My goal is to provide the best treatment possible for each of my patients using state-of-the-art technology combined with personal care and attention.
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Evan Mariash, MD

Evan Mariash, MD

Oncology, Hematology
I treat people as I would like to be treated.
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Mark L. Solfelt, MD

Thoracic Surgery
It is my privilege to care for people during some of the most challenging times of their lives.
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Rachel Thompson, PA-C

Rachel Thompson, PA-C

Oncology, Hematology
I want to help the patient through their cancer journey with empathy, compassion and dedication.
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Colton Gits

Colton C. Gits, MD

Radiation Oncology
I am honored to guide patients during the most difficult times of their lives, giving you and your loved ones confidence in the best possible outcome.
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Dan Pease

Daniel Pease, MD

Oncology, Hematology
I collaborate with patients to provide state-of-the-art, individualized care based on their goals and values.
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Heather A. Penning, RN, APRN

Cancer / Oncology
I try to make cancer care less stressful for my patients.
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Katie Baker-Lange, CGC

Cancer / Oncology
I believe that knowing about health risks empowers patients to make more informed care decisions.
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Joseph I. Levine, MD

Oncology, Hematology
I am devoted to the compassionate, science-based care of my patients.
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Mallory J. Yelenich-Huss, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology, General Surgery
I use my advanced knowledge of breast cancer care to develop an individualized surgical plan for each person.
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Shirley Kern, APRN, CNS, AOCN

Cancer / Oncology
I work to maximize my patients' health outcomes.
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Nelson Adamson

Nelson L. Adamson, MD

Radiation Oncology
I am here to guide you, all the while listening to your needs.
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