Treatments and Procedures Information
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Tests & Treatments

Making the proper diagnosis is critical to achieving an optimum outcome for you. Specialists with University of Minnesota Physicians Cancer Care diagnose and treat all forms of cancer, using the most up-to-date equipment and technology. Treatments range from standard surgery, radiation and chemotherapy to more sophisticated treatments such as targeted therapies and stem cell transplantation. All options are considered in order to arrive at the best outcome for you.

General Test Information

Tests to determine if and where a tumor is located and whether or not it is cancer may include lab tests, imaging procedures and biopsies. Learn more about each one of these common tests.

General Treatment Information

Common treatments for a cancerous tumor include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, targeted therapies and more. Learn more about what these treatments are and how they work.