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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: History of the First Cancer Screening Test

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. Cancer begins in the…
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National Rural Health Day: Rural Health Disparities and Cancer Screening

National Rural Health Day is celebrated each year on the third Thursday of November in the United States. Initiated by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health, National Rural Health Day is a day to celebrate the power of…
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Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network Funds Community Site Award for Colchicine Therapy for BRAFi/MEKi-Associated Pyrexia 

The Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network (MNCCTN) is happy to announce the funding of a third study 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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Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network Funds Restorative Microbiota Therapy Study

The Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network (MNCCTN) is happy to announce the funding of three studies as part of the network’s inaugural grant program. The program, announced in January 2021, was intended to encourage the development of…
stomach cancer awareness month

Stomach Cancer Awareness Month: H. Pylori Infection & Cancer Risk

November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month. This is a good time to learn about stomach cancer and its causes, risk factors, symptoms, treatment, and prevention. Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, develops when cells in the…
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Liver Cancer Awareness Month: The Hepatitis Connection & the First Cancer Prevention Vaccine

October is Liver Cancer Awareness Month. This is a good time to learn about liver cancer, its signs and symptoms, risk factors, and treatment. In 2021, it is estimated that more than 42,000 new liver cases will be diagnosed, and more than…
ovarian cancer

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…
sarcoma

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…