Cancer Survivor Program

Clinic Overview

Expert life-long care the unique needs of cancer survivors

The Cancer Survivor Program (formerly the Long-Term Follow-Up Program) provides health care to survivors of childhood and adulthood cancers. Our providers are specialists with knowledge and experience in the treatment of cancer and the long-term effects of treatment.

Long-term follow-up care includes screening for delayed complications of therapy, education about possible long-term effects, and monitoring of health care needs based on risk factors associated with prior cancer treatment.

Patients benefit form the unique insights and comprehensive approach of the Cancer Survivor Program's multidisciplinary team. This team reviews each patient's treatments and makes recommendations for monitoring and care of potential late effects. A patient's team may be comprised of the following:

  • Oncologist
  • Nurses
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Other specialists as needed

The Cancer Survivor Program oncologists are members of the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designed comprehensive cancer centers.

Learn more about our physicians' cancer/oncology expertise.

Treatments

Our physicians offer a comprehensive array of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and consultation including:

  • Personal disease history and therapy review
  • Screening for late effects
  • Education on reducing the risks of the late effects
  • Clinical exams and laboratory tests
  • Treatment summaries for the cancer survivor and his/her primary physician
  • Referral Coordination to specialty care if needed
  • Counseling on education and occupational concerns
  • Information about current research and knowledge of late effects

 


Awards and Distinctions
The University of Minnesota Medical Center Weight Loss Clinic has received several awards for our surgical excellence.  We work closely with other specialists within the University of Minnesota Health system to coordinate your care and are proud to be awarded the following:

• Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program with Adolescent Qualifications
This accreditation means our bariatric surgery program is a comprehensive center that has passed a rigorous external national review by fellow surgeons.  In addition, we are one of a very select few programs that have also achieved Adolescent Qualifications by the American College of Surgeons.

• Blue Distinction Center + for Bariatric Surgery
This quality designation from Blue Cross Blue Shield signifies our center delivers high quality bariatric and patient care.  The Blue Distinction + program evaluates our expertise as a physician team, the number surgery’s our clinic has performed, and our track record of results.  We have proven to have a track record for delivering better results, with fewer complications time and time again.  The Blue Distinction + plus indicates our program also met cost measures that address consumers need for affordable care.

A partnership of Fairview and University of Minnesota Physicians

Location Info

Address

For Childhood and Adult Cancer Survivors - age 22 and older
Cancer Survivor Program at Masonic Cancer Clinic
University of Minnesota Medical Center
Masonic Memorial Building
424 Harvard St. SE
Suite M100
Minneapolis, MN 55454
612-625-5411

For Childhood  Cancer Survivors - age 21 and younger
Cancer Survivor Program at Journey Clinic
University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
Riverside East Building
Ninth Floor
2450 Riverside Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55454
612-365-6777


Contact

For Childhood and Adult Cancer Survivors - age 22 and older:
612-625-5411

For Childhood Cancer Survivors - age 21 and younger:
612-365-6777


Hours

By appointment

Our Team

  

The Cancer Survivor Program (formerly the Long-Term Follow-Up Program) provides health care to survivors of childhood and adulthood cancers. Our providers are specialists with knowledge and experience in the treatment of cancer and the long-term effects of treatment.


 
 

Central Scheduling: 612.672.7422

Provider Referrals: 612.672.7000

Administrative Offices: 612.884.0600
 

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