Virginia Piper Cancer Institute specializes in cancer prevention, detection and treatment. The institute is accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons and a part of Allina Health System. Virginia Piper Cancer Institute provides diagnosis and treatment for breast, esophageal, lung and liver cancers. It provides hematology, genetic counseling, and gynecologic and radiation oncology services. The institute also offers genetic counseling solutions. Virginia Piper Cancer Institute participates in clinical and laboratory research projects on a national level in collaboration with organizations, such as The National Cancer Institute and the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group.