Blog Post featuring Types of Cancer Clinical Trials

All About Cancer Clinical Trials: Types of Trials

There are many different types of clinical trials and research studies, which can be intimidating for someone new to research. The wide clinical trial variety is a good thing, however, because it means there is likely a clinical trial for…
Bri Wyatt from Sanford Health

MNCCTN Partner Staff Spotlight: Bri Wyatt

While MNCCTN is based at the University of Minnesota and led by the Masonic Cancer Center, MNCCTN's research is conducted at sites throughout Greater Minnesota. These sites are led by MNCCTN Partners: Essentia Health, M Health Fairview,…
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month is in March. It's important to get screened for colorectal cancer to detect and treat cancer early.

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Diet’s Role in Cancer Risk & Survival

About Colorectal Cancer March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers, and it is the third leading cause of cancer-related death for both men and women in the United States. In Minnesota,…
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MNCCTN HUB Team Highlight: Marie L. Rahne, MBA

We at the MNCCTN HUB are highlighting our team members and the fantastic work they do throughout the year. The MNCCTN HUB is the central team that works in the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, while MNCCTN is the overall,…
February is National Cancer Prevention Month

National Cancer Prevention Month: Cancer Prevention Trials

National Cancer Prevention Month February is National Cancer Prevention Month in the United States. About 30-50 percent of cancers are preventable through actions and lifestyle changes. Some of these prevention strategies include quitting…
Cervical Cancer Awareness Month is in January. Cervical cancer can be prevented.

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: Prevention & Screening

Cervical Cancer Basics January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in the United States. Cervical cancer is cancer of the cells lining the cervix, the lower part of the uterus. The cervix connects the body of the uterus with the vagina.…

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…