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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month: Smoking & Cancer Risk

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. Take some time this month to learn about pancreatic cancer and how it affects the body, as well as risk factors and prevention. 
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Surgical Advancements for Survival & Quality of Life

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is a good time to learn more about breast cancer and how it affects the body, risk factors, prevention, and treatment. Breast cancer occurs when cells in the breast begin to grow out of…
september is prostate cancer awareness month

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Using Hormones to Shrink Tumors

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. This is a good time to learn about prostate cancer and its symptoms, treatments, risk factors, and prevention. Prostate cancer begins when cells in the prostate grow out of control. The…
national immunization awareness month

National Immunization Awareness Month: Cancer Prevention Vaccines

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 Collaborative Project with Essentia Health and American Indian Cancer Foundation in 2022 Grant Program

The Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network (MNCCTN) is happy to announce the funding of a cultural awareness pilot project with Essentia Health and the American Indian Cancer Foundation (AICAF) as part of the MNCCTN Grant Program.…
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Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network Funds Reishi Mushroom Study for Breast Cancer Patients in 2022 Grant Program

The Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network (MNCCTN) is happy to announce the funding of a study, “Reishi mushroom for treating Aromatase inhibitor-associated toxicities: A double-blind, randomized phase 2 trial,” as part of the 2022-2023…
Announcing the MNCCTN Educational Campaign to increase knowledge and access to clinical trials

Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network Announces Development of Collaborative Statewide Educational Campaign

The Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network (MNCCTN) is pleased to announce the development of a statewide educational campaign about clinical trials. The educational campaign aims to increase awareness and understanding of  clinical…
July is Ultraviolet (UV) Safety Awareness Month

UV Safety Awareness Month: UV Radiation and Skin Cancer

July is Ultraviolet (UV) Safety Awareness Month in the United States. This is a good time to learn about UV radiation and the effects that exposure to UV radiation has on the body, as well as ways to protect yourself and prevent sunburns,…
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National Cancer Survivor Month: 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…
may is bladder cancer awareness month

Bladder Cancer Awareness Month: Surgical Advancements for Survival & Quality of Life

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. This is a good time to learn about bladder cancer, risk factors, prevention, and treatment. Bladder cancer is the fourth most common cancer for men, but is less common for women. It is estimated that…