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New oncologist joins Virginia Piper Cancer Institute — Cambridge Medical Center

CAMBRIDGE, Minn. 8/23/2017 — Virginia Piper Cancer Institute – Cambridge Medical Center is proud to announce that Arvind Vemula, MBBS, a board-certified oncologist, has joined its staff.

"We are thrilled to have Dr. Arvind Vemula join our Cambridge Medical Center family," said Cambridge Medical Center president Gary Shaw. "His experience and expertise will be the foundation of our oncology program, allowing patients to continue receiving care close to home."

Vemula has 16 years of medical experience. For the past seven years he has treated patients with cancer at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale. He was previously at North Iowa Mercy Medical Center, where he was chair of the Internal Medicine Department. He is board-certified in cancer (medical oncology), hematology and internal medicine.

"Along with the rest the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute – Cambridge Medical Center oncology team – Laurie Bolen, RN, cancer care coordinator; Jocey Wiedewitsch, social worker; and our team of oncology and infusion RNs and LPNs – Dr. Vemula has already begun to establish a connection with his patients,” says Shaw. “We are honored that he chose Cambridge Medical Center.”

The Virginia Piper Cancer Institute – Cambridge Medical Center provides comprehensive care through all aspects of cancer prevention, early detection and treatment to help individuals maintain quality of life and find ways to live with and beyond cancer. You can learn more about Virginia Piper Cancer Institute – Cambridge Medical Center online, or call 763-689-8700 for more information.

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