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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. 
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Cancer Prevention Month: The Role of Diet & Nutrition

February is National Cancer Prevention Month. This is a great time to examine what you can do in your life to prevent certain cancers and practice healthy habits. Some of these habits include using sunscreen, quitting smoking and other…
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Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network Launches Inaugural Grant Program

The Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network (MNCCTN) announced its inaugural grant program for cancer clinical trials in January. This is a significant programmatic milestone for the network that has been years in the making. The grant…
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A Snapshot of Rural Health and Cancer in Minnesota

Thursday, November 19 is National Rural Health Day in the United States. This is a special day for the Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network (MNCCTN). Our mission is to bring cancer clinical trials directly to clinics in rural areas in…
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Lung Cancer Awareness Month: The Smoking Connection

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States, and it is almost the most deadly cancer for both men and women. Similarly, lung cancer is the second most common cancer in Minnesota…