Doors Open

Cancer and Cardiovascular Research Building
Doors Open Banner

The Masonic Cancer Center is excited to participate for the first time in Doors Open Minneapolis! Join us May 18-19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. as we open the doors of our cancer center to community members for a special behind-the-scenes peek at what we do.

We will be showcasing the Cancer and Cardiovascular Research Building and the communities within it. Explore hands-on exhibits, meet our researchers and hear about their studies, tour labs, get yourself screened to win a gift, and enjoy some snacks, on us! Registration is not required to attend.


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Exhibitor spots have been filled, see below for a full list of exhibits: 
Speaker topics will include: 
  • Smoking cessation
  • Treating cancer as an invasive species 
  • Cell movement in cancer
  • Prostate cancer basics 
Exhibits will include: 
  • Human tissue samples 
  • Kid's cafe with drawing, painting, and other hand-on activities
  • A giant, inflatable colon! 
  • Anatomy-focused virtual reality experience
Screening opportunities include: 
  • Skin screening
  • Take-home radon kits



All volunteers will receive a parking voucher and a Goldy Vs. Cancer t-shirt (It is the same t-shirt as previous years). We will also be serving a light lunch, snacks and beverages. Volunteers are responsible for providing their own transportation to and from the even. Parking vouchers will be provided for those that use the Victory or Maroon lots.

Sign up to volunteer!