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Our cancer researchers have earned national recognition while collaborating with organizations such as:
Allina Health research sets the standard for breast care
Researchers at Piper Breast Center conducted a long-term study with 500 patients who had a sentinel lymph node biopsy. The study showed that the technique could be done accurately and save lives. Long-term follow up showed exceptional survival rates.
Today, sentinel lymph node biopsy is the preferred method for staging breast cancer and determining if cancer has spread into the lymph nodes.
Allina Health cancer research
Improving patient care is at the heart of Allina Health's cancer research. We focus on:
Clinical trials allow patients to:
At any time, we have more than 80 trials open for enrollment.
Cancer research locations
Our doctors and researchers study promising cancer prevention, detection and treatment techniques. For more information, ask your doctor about clinical trials or contact any of these locations:
Virginia Piper Cancer Institute® - Abbott Northwestern Hospital