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We understand that everyone's cancer experience is unique. Our experts use the latest technology, innovative treatments and research to meet the needs of each patient and family.
Virginia Piper Cancer Institute® - Unity Hospital
Dr. Sielaff: When you have cancer, you need the best caregivers on your team.
At the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute®, you'll have a team that not only cares for you, but cares about you.
That's why we connect you with a care coordinator to walk with you every step of the way.
Voice over: At the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute®, patients find confidence and comfort in the relationships they form with their cancer care team.
Learn more at allinahealth.org/vpci.
Dr. Sielaff: You focus on getting well and we'll take care of the rest.
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Patients and their families are the heart and soul of the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute®. We believe every patient deserves the best technology and compassionate staff, in an environment that focuses on their needs.
At the Institute, the staff and patient care team includes health care experts and professionals from many specialties. The team collaborates in one, convenient location to meet the medical, physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients with cancer.
Cancer care at Unity Hospital is nationally recognized for quality. The organization is designated a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the Commission on Cancer and is accredited by the American College of Surgeon's Commission on Cancer and are 2007 and 2009 recipients of the CoC's Outstanding Achievement Award, placing Unity in the top 18 percent of programs nationwide.
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In the news
Virginia Piper Cancer Institute® leader says colon cancer rates decreasing
Minnesota's colon cancer rate has been decreasing over the past 10 years, says Tim Sielaff, MD, president, Virginia Piper Cancer Institute®. But as many as 800 Minnesotans die from colon cancer each year.
Dr. Sielaff talked about colon cancer, screening and treatment on KARE-TV's Morning Show. See the interview on kare11.com.