Advanced diagnostic tools meet the latest treatments
Cancer is as individual and unique as you are. That is why we have invested
so much energy and so many resources into powerful diagnostic imaging
tools that allow us to locate cancer earlier—and in the very latest
treatment methods to then attack it.
Here’s an overview of our capabilities.
St. Luke's experienced radiologists, skilled technologists and advanced
imaging technologies ensure that patients receive accurate, prompt diagnoses. The
St. Luke’s Breast Center utilizes some of the latest innovations in mammography to aid in the early
detection of breast cancer. St. Luke's Pulmonary Medicine Associates
also offers low-dose CT
Lung Cancer Screening.
Our diagnostic imaging services include:
- Computed radiography
- CT (computed tomography)
- PET (positron emission tomography)
- MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)
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St. Luke's Infusion Therapy is staffed by highly trained and compassionate
infusion nurses who work closely with St. Luke's pharmacists, oncologists/hematologists
and radiologists to provide a seamless therapy experience for our patients.
The clinic provides comfortable recliners, WiFi and television screens
in a welcoming environment.
- Chemotherapy infusion
- Blood transfusions
- Intravesical instillations
- Intravenous antiemetics
- PICC (peripherally inserted central catheter) line insertions
- Central venous access device management
- Antibiotic therapy
- Hydration therapy
Our team of professionals is dedicated to delivering the most technologically
advanced care in a supportive and compassionate environment. The planning
and delivery of radiation therapy for each patient requires a blend of
experience and knowledge from our highly trained multidisciplinary team.
- 4-D computed tomography (CT)
- 3-D and 4-D conformal radiation
- Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
- Image guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
- Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
- Deep inspiration breath hold and breast irradiation
The STAR Program provides patients with coordinated cancer rehabilitation
supported by a team of STAR clinicians and providers. The team consists
of physicians, nurses, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists,
registered dietitians and social workers. Each team member provides expertise,
guidance, training and support through your rehabilitation treatment.
Learn more about
STAR Cancer Rehabilitation.
For more information on the STAR program and how it may benefit you, call
Minnesota Cancer Surveillance System
St. Luke’s Regional Cancer Center provides current, relevant data to the
Minnesota Cancer Surveillance System (MCSS), a registry that monitors cancer rates, informs the health care
community and the public about cancer risks, responds to questions and
concerns, and promotes cancer research.