Regions Hospital Doctors & Specialties Cancer Center
A cancer treatment center that starts with answers

Getting a cancer diagnosis can be a life-changing event, but there’s hope for life-changing treatment. That starts at our cancer care hospital. At Regions, you always have experts by your side. 

Our oncologists are here so you can get answers, ask questions and start a personalized cancer treatment plan as soon as possible. We’ll help connect you with the care you need, and we’ll be with you every step of the way.

Our cancer doctors are nationally recognized for the care they provide to patients at Regions. Other people on your care team may include nurses, physician assistants, dieticians and other specialists.

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Types of cancer we treat at HealthPartners Cancer Center at Regions Hospital

We offer expert care for many types of cancer. Here are some of the most common cancers we treat:

Breast Colorectal  Gynecologic Prostate Urinary

We also treat non-cancerous blood, autoimmune, clotting and bone marrow disorders. So even if you don’t have cancer, you may be referred to one of our oncologists or hematologists for care.

Cancer treatment: what you can expect

It’s true that everyone’s care story is unique. But at Regions, you’re always treated by a team of experts. We offer a range of programs and treatments, including:

Chemotherapy Genetic counseling – to see if you’re at high risk of getting cancer Nutrition counseling Pain management, comfort care and palliative care Post-treatment cancer rehabilitation Radiation therapy Surgery

Find everything you need to navigate your cancer diagnosis. View our patient care guide.


HealthPartners Cancer Center at Regions Hospital is certified by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. 


Regions Hospital is one of only 5 certified programs in Minnesota certified by the American Society of Clinic Oncology’s (ASCO) Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI). 

Regions Hospital neuro-oncology program

Dr. Richard Peterson is one of just a few neuro-oncologists in the state and leads the neuro-oncology program at Regions Hospital. We offer services for:

Cancer rehab Chemotherapy Clinical trials and research Complementary therapies Genetic counseling Nurse navigation Nutrition counseling Oncology pharmacist Palliative care program Psychosocial support Radiation therapy Social work support Surgery
Clinical trials for cancer

We’re always researching to find the best cancer treatments to help you heal.

View a list of current trials

Oncology Research

Learn what cancer clinical trials are and how they work

Learn about Rosanne’s unique diagnosis and how a clinical trial has changed her life.

Learn what to expect during treatment and get tips for managing side effects.

Find out how you can manage appetite changes and stay healthy during treatment.

Support when you need it

Starting treatment

Find educational classes, support groups and other programs to help you live your best life, during and after cancer.

Call 612-341-4800 for more information.

Tell us how to care for you

As you begin treatment, talk to your doctor about completing this important form. Go to page 84 to get started.

Provider Order for Life Sustaining Treatment

Survivorship program

You’re a survivor from the moment you’re diagnosed. You’ll get an individualized plan that cares for your emotional and physical needs after treatment.

Talk with your physician to learn more about this program.

Additional resources

HealthPartners & Park Nicollet Cancer Treatment

2017 – 2019 HealthPartners Cancer Care Centers Annual Report

Learn about our facility improvements as well as advances in treatment and patient care.

Cancer education

Patricia D. Lundborg Library

Located in the Cancer Care Center at Regions, this is one of the largest cancer libraries in Minnesota. Search for resources online, or visit Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Related specialties


Physical, occupational, speech and other therapies to get you back to you.


Breast Health Center

We work closely with breast surgeons, doctors and nurses to give you comprehensive breast cancer care.

Breast Health Center