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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Decoding Genetics

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. This is a good time to learn about ovarian cancer and its risk factors, signs and symptoms, detection, and treatment. In 2021, about 21,410 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer,…
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National Immunization Awareness Month: Vaccines & Cancer Prevention

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. This is a great time to check your vaccination status to make sure you and your loved ones are up to date on necessary immunizations, especially children, and to learn about the importance…
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Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network Funds Colorectal Cancer Screening Study in Collaboration with Native American Community Clinic (NACC)

The Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network (MNCCTN) is happy to announce the funding of two studies as part of the network’s inaugural grant program. The program, announced in January 2021, was intended to encourage the development of…
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Sarcoma & Bone Cancer Awareness Month: Comparative Oncology

July is Sarcoma Awareness Month. Sarcoma is a rare cancer. As a result, sarcoma doesn’t get the attention or necessary research and funding that other more common cancers might get. This month is a good time to learn more about different…
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National Cancer Survivor Month: The Evolving Field of Cancer Survivorship Research

June is National Cancer Survivor Month in the United States. This is a time to raise awareness of cancer survivors, the issues they face throughout their lifetimes, and advocate for cancer survivorship research. As of 2019, there were 16.9…

Clinical Trials Day 2021

Happy Clinical Trials Day! Today is a day to celebrate those who conduct and participate in clinical research. Hear from the MNCCTN HUB, partners, and site staff about why we love working in research and how research creates impact.
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Brain Cancer Awareness Month: Imaging and Surgical Advancements Throughout History

May is Brain Cancer Awareness Month. This is a great time to learn more about brain cancer and its symptoms, detection, and treatment. Brain cancer is caused by brain tumors. About 80,000 brain tumors are diagnosed in the United States…
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Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month: Prevention & Barrett’s Esophagus

April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month in the United States. Esophageal cancer is cancer of the esophagus, the tube that carries food, liquid, and saliva from the mouth to the stomach. There are two main types of esophageal cancer.…
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Kidney Cancer Awareness Month: Renal Cell Carcinoma & Immunotherapy

March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month in the United States. This is a good time to learn more about kidney cancer and its risk factors, detection, and treatment.
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Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network Celebrates 500 Enrollment Milestone

At the end of 2020, the Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network (MNCCTN) celebrated the milestone of enrolling more than 500 participants into cancer clinical studies across Greater Minnesota.