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Cancer Care

When you live with cancer or receive a cancer diagnosis, you want an experienced health care partner to help you through every stage of your journey. That’s what makes Avera Cancer Institute your best choice.

Comprehensive Cancer Care Across the Upper Midwest

Get fast access to top-quality, comprehensive cancer care close to home. Visit one of our six major Avera Cancer Institute locations or 40 outreach centers serving South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska, Iowa and North Dakota. Learn more about becoming an Avera Cancer Institute patient and how we care for you or your loved ones.

Nationally Accredited Cancer Specialists

Gain from the expertise of Avera cancer specialists—including medical oncologists, hematologists, transplant physicians, gynecologic oncologists, genomic physicians, radiation oncologists, surgeons, genetic counselor and oncology-trained nurses—who work together to address your particular needs.

Genomic Medicine: Personalized Cancer Treatment

Trust Avera’s leadership in genomic medicine—a precise and personalized, genomic-based, scientific approach to cancer care. The process identifies genetic mutations in the tumor so that treatments can be designed specifically to treat your specific case.

Expert Teams, Evidence-Based Approach

Rely on our highly skilled, multidisciplinary physicians who collaborate for your benefit by using evidence-based methods, such as bone marrow transplant, to deliver the best possible outcomes.

Advanced Technology Close to Home

Enjoy the same advanced cancer care technology and treatments at Avera that you expect to find at major medical centers, including the latest radiation therapy devices and leading-edge imaging technology — several provided with generous support from The Helmsley Trust. In addition, you may qualify to participate in national and international cancer research and clinical trials through the Avera Research Institute.

Cancers We Treat

You and your Avera health care provider may select from extensive screening and diagnostic services for all types of cancer, including:

Cancer Treatments & Services

Work with your Avera Cancer Institute and Avera specialists to choose from a wide range of preventive care, early detection options, cancer treatments and services such as:

Although you may not find all services at every location, when you become part of Avera’s comprehensive approach to continuous care, you’ll enjoy easy referral to a wide range of cancer specialists located throughout our extensive health care network. And you’ll receive close monitoring and regular follow-up care in your home community.

Breast Health & Breast Cancer Prevention

Learn more about breast health and what you can do to prevent breast cancer with our online breast cancer guide. Request a screening mammogram appointment.

Help Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Find out what you need to know about colorectal cancer. Review our online colorectal cancer guide, take a colorectal cancer risk assessment or call your nearby Avera provider to schedule a screening colonoscopy.

Cancer Support Services

Your Avera team recognizes you as a whole person and provides supportive care and spiritual assistance for your well-being beyond the treatment for your body. That means you have access to integrative medicine services and extensive rehabilitation options as well as:

Avera Cancer Institute Magazine

avera cancer institute magazine coverStay on top of cancer-related developments by reading the latest issue of our Avera Cancer Institute magazine.

Discover Inspiration & Hope

In the Avera Story Center, you’ll find insights from Avera’s cancer experts and stories from Avera Cancer Institute patients who share their personal journeys through diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.

Explore their stories

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