Avera Medical Group Oncology and Hematology

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The Avera Cancer Institute is the region’s most comprehensive cancer center. The Institute offers state-of-the-art services in one convenient location and is home to 7 medical oncologists, 2 hematologists fellowship trained in bone marrow transplantation, 2 gynecologic oncologists, and 3 radiation oncologists providing intraoperative radiation for breast cancer and gamma knife treatments. South Dakota’s only bone marrow transplant center, located at the Avera Cancer Institute, has performed over 800 transplants. The transplants are comprised of autologous, related allogeneic and unrelated allogeneic using both myeloablative and nonmyeloablative protocols.



Avera McKennan is a member of Avera Health, a regional family of more than 330 healthcare facilities in the five-state region. With over 20,000 employees including 1,250 physicians and providers, Avera Health serves over half a million individuals each year at facilities known for medical excellence, technological innovation, and a commitment to meeting the spiritual, emotional, and physical needs of all patients.Avera McKennan is a 545-bed, non-profit, Catholic facility and the regional referral center for the Avera Health System.