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This series of four videos covers the main components of cancer care at Virginia Piper Cancer Institute: care coordination, genetic counseling, cancer rehabilitation and integrative health.

To contact us with questions or to make an appointment, please call
1-855-235-VPCI (8724).

National honor

Cancer researcher earns national honor

Karen K. Swenson, RN PhD AOCN®, manager and scientific advisor for the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute, part of Allina Health, will receive the 2014 Rose Mary Carroll-Johnson ONS Distinguished Award for Consistent Contribution to Nursing Literature during the Oncology Nursing Society’s Annual Congress. Read full story.

Virgina Piper Cancer Institute®

Compassionate cancer care, every step of the way

At the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute®, we believe that the care we provide is as unique as the patients and families we serve.

We offer access to the most advanced treatment and research options, and we'll be by your side, every step of the way.

The Institute provides:

Virginia Piper Cancer Institute® locations:

This view of Abbott Northwestern Hospital includes the Minneapolis skyline in the background and a mall area with trees and walking paths in the foreground.Virginia Piper Cancer Institute® – Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Virginia Piper Cancer Institute® - Abbott Northwestern Hospital has a rich history of cancer research and treatment. A Blue Distinction Center for Complex and Rare Cancers, the Institute addresses the needs of people with the toughest kinds of cancer with a comprehensive team approach that includes the latest technology in a caring environment.

Buffalo Hospital in Buffalo MinnesotaVirginia Piper Cancer Institute® – Buffalo Hospital
Buffalo, Minnesota

Buffalo Hospital's team of nurses certified in oncology can help you live with and move beyond cancer. Our PET / CT scanner is the only one in the community. It combines positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT) to find cancer early or make sure cancer is no longer in your body.

Cambridge Medical Center is a hospital in Isanti County MinnesotaVirginia Piper Cancer Institute® - Cambridge Medical Center
Cambridge, Minnesota

Cambridge Medical Center has services to help you manage cancer when you don’t need to be admitted to the hospital. Our short-stay department offers chemotherapy, blood component therapy and other cancer treatments on an outpatient basis.

Mercy Hospital buildingVirginia Piper Cancer Institute® - Mercy Hospital
Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Mercy is recognized by the Commission on Cancer as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center. In addition to diagnosing and treating cancer, we care for people who are in remission or living with cancer.

New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm MinnesotaVirginia Piper Cancer Institute® – New Ulm Medical Center
New Ulm, Minnesota

New Ulm Medical Center provides chemotherapy in a caring environment. We can also guide you through in-home treatments, such as medication and infusion therapy.

River Falls Area Hospital in River Falls, WisconsinVirginia Piper Cancer Institute® – River Falls Area Hospital
River Falls, Wisconsin

The staff at Virginia Piper Cancer Insititute® - River Falls Area Hospital combines compassionate, highly skilled care with the latest technology and treatment.

Virginia Piper Cancer Institute - United HospitalVirginia Piper Cancer Institute® – United Hospital
St. Paul, Minnesota

When you’re diagnosed with cancer, you need the support of a dedicated group of people. Virginia Piper Cancer Institute® – United Hospital has highly skilled doctors, nurses and staff to address your needs.

Photo of Unity HospitalVirginia Piper Cancer Institute® - Unity Hospital
Fridley, Minnesota

Virginia Piper Cancer Institute® - Unity Hospital brings expert cancer care to the Twin Cities' northern suburbs. Our genetic counselor, cancer resource staff and other care team members can help you through the physical and emotional challenges of cancer.