Cancer Therapy Andover MN

Cancer can affect every part of the body. Cancer treatment varies widely and may include anti-cancer drugs, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, surgery, biological therapies, bone marrow transplantations, targeted cancer therapies, and others. See below to learn more and to gain access to oncologists in Andover, MN who provide cancer therapy.

Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota
(612) 624-2620
425 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN
Clinic Type
Cancer

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Gauri Gopalrao Nagargoje, MD
(763) 236-9090
3960 Coon Rapids Blvd NW Ste 311
Coon Rapids, MN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Grant Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1991

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Dr.Noel Laudi
(612) 626-0400
3960 Coon Rapids Blvd NW # 311
Minneapolis, MN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Malta, Med Sch, Guardamangia
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Robert Davis Winston, MD
(763) 236-9090
3960 Coon Rapids Blvd NW Ste 311
Coon Rapids, MN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1983

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Noel Laudi
(763) 236-9090
3960 Coon Rapids Blvd
Coon Rapids, MN
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Joseph M Cardamone, MD
(763) 236-9090
3960 Coon Rapids Blvd NW Ste 311
Minneapolis, MN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1963

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Lucia Astrid Garino, MD
(763) 236-9090
3960 Coon Rapids Blvd NW Ste 311
Coon Rapids, MN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Torino, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Torino, Italy
Graduation Year: 1991

Data Provided by:
Joseph Michael Cardamone
(763) 236-9090
3960 Coon Rapids Blvd Nw
Coon Rapids, MN
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

Data Provided by:
Lucia Astrid Garino
(763) 236-9090
3960 Coon Rapids Blvd Nw
Coon Rapids, MN
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

Data Provided by:
Joseph M Cardamone Jr, MD
(763) 236-9090
3960 Coon Rapids Blvd NW Ste 311
Minneapolis, MN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1963

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Female Dangers

While breast cancer is the biggest and most publicized cancer threat American
women face, it is not the only female-specific cancer. Cervical, ovarian and uterine
malignancies affect thousands each year. Learn what to look out for so you don’t fall victim.

By Lisa James

May 2006

If someone says the words “female” and “cancer” to you, the first word that probably pops into your head is “breast.” After all, the numbers are hard to ignore: Almost 213,000 American women develop breast malignancies each year…and more than 40,000 die from them.

But a woman overlooks her reproductive tract at her peril; just ask actress Fran Drescher, who graced the cover of last year’s Annual ET Cancer Issue. In her book, Cancer Schmancer (Warner Books), Drescher explains how she saw nine doctors—count ’em, nine—before her uterine cancer was finally discovered and treated, leaving her unable to bear children. “Women need to understand gynecological cancers and the tests that can help detect them,” she writes. “We have to…become educated consumers, network among ourselves, and gain information and insight into getting diagnosed and getting treatment. Someone gimme a podium!”

Taking our lead from “The Nanny,” ET presents what you need to know about three cancers—cervical, ovarian and uterine—that should be on every woman’s radar. (Statistics given are 2006 estimates from the American Cancer Society [ACS].)

Uterine Cancer: A Hormonal Challenge

What it is: Most are endometrial cancers; they arise in the inner lining (endometrium) of the uterus, the part that grows and is shed over the course of a woman’s menstrual cycle. Tumors called sarcomas can develop in the muscle tissue, but account for only 2% to 4% of all uterine cancers.
Number of women affected: 41,200 cases of endometrial cancer (the most common reproductive-tract malignancy) and 7,350 deaths. It is one of the more treatable cancers though, with a five-year survival rate of 84%.

At greatest risk: Roughly 70% of all women affected are between the ages of 45 and 74. Endometrial cancer shares a lot of risk factors with ovarian cancer because excessive estrogen exposure promotes overgrowth of the uterine lining. Taking the drug tamoxifen for breast cancer also increases risk, as does having undergone pelvic radiation therapy. Genetic history is another factor, particularly in families affected by hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer (HNPCC).

The symptoms: Abnormal bleeding, especially after menopause. Pain and weight loss can be signs of late-stage disease.

The tests: There are no standard screening tests for this kind of cancer. Abnormal bleeding may prompt your doctor to perform an endometrial biopsy, in which a thin needle is passed through the cervical opening to collect cells in the uterine lining.

Vital info: Try your best to drop those extra pounds. Obesity ups the risk of hormonally driven cancers because fat tissue can transform other hormones into estr...

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