Minnesota Health Information: A Guide to Health Care Quality and Cost in Minnesota


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Minnesota Cancer Resources - Minnesota cancer patients now have a "one-stop shop" to search for local cancer resources with the launch of Minnesota Cancer Resources. The first Web site to offer a deep database of Minnesota resources, it aims to connect cancer patients and health care providers with local resources in their community.

National Cancer Institute - The National Cancer Institute (NCI) provides comprehensive resources and information on cancer topics such as cancer screening, treatment, statistics, clinical trials, and coping with cancer.

American Cancer Society - The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a national health organization that conducts research, provides accurate and up-to-date information on cancer, and advocates for patients and families affected by cancer.

Cancer Information Service - The National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service (CIS) provides up-to-date and accurate cancer information to patients, their families, the public, and health professionals.

Sage Screening Program - The Sage Screening Program offers FREE comprehensive breast and cervical cancer screening for Minnesota women. Contact Sage at 1-888-643-2584 to find participating clinics and determine eligibility.

MDH: Minnesota Cancer Surveillance System - The Minnesota Cancer Surveillance System (MCSS) is the state's cancer registry. It aims to monitor cancer occurrences and educate the public and health care providers.

University of Minnesota Cancer Center - The National Cancer Institute has designated the University of Minnesota as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. This site links patients, providers and others to information and resources on cancer.

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - The National Cancer Institute has designated the Mayo Clinic as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. This site links patients and families with information on cancer education, clinical trials, patient care, and living with cancer.

Centers for Disease Control: Cancer - The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) connects patients and health care providers with information on specific types of cancer. Some resources available in Spanish.

Cancer Plan Minnesota - This site provides information on community events, cancer prevention and treatment, survivorship, and palliative care in Minnesota.

Hospice Minnesota - This site helps patients, caregivers, and health professionals learn more about hospices in Minnesota. Find out what hospices do and where they are located.

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