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Masonic Cancer Center retains designation as "Outstanding" Comprehensive Cancer Center

August 29, 2023
We are excited to announce that the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has renewed its designation of the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota (MCC), as a comprehensive cancer center after a highly competitive and rigorous process.
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The latest on lung cancer screening and tobacco cessation

August 24, 2023
Did you know that lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in the United States? What's more, 80 percent of lung cancer deaths are linked to one risk factor—smoking. This is why lung cancer screenings are such a critical part of prevention and…
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Masonic Cancer Center announces Spring 2023 internal grant awards

July 25, 2023
The Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota recently announced the awarding of$200,000 in pilot grants through its Spring 2023 Internal Grant Program. Support for thesegrants is made available by the center through a variety of…
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Developmental Therapeutics Initiative improving Minnesotans' access to cutting-edge cancer treatments

July 17, 2023
As a comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute, our team of scientists, researchers, doctors, staff, and trainees at the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota (MCC), is nationally recognized for our…
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MCC's Dr. Ingrid Polcari on summer and skin cancer

June 13, 2023
With summer now in full swing, more people are spending time outside and in the sun. It's important to remember that, even here in Minnesota, summer and sun exposure bring increased risk of skin cancer for everyone—for those with very fair…
Survivorship Walk

Survivorship Spotlight Series 2023—Join us as we kick off our first annual Survivorship Walk

May 23, 2023
Survivorship Spotlight: Meet Reona Berry 6/22/2023
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What is cancer survivorship?

April 6, 2023
The Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota (MCC) exists to reduce the burden of cancer on everybody who calls Minnesota home. Our doctors, nurses, researchers, and staff collaborate to uncover the causes, prevention, detection, and…
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Teaming up for treatment: MCC/CVM collab advances cancer research in humans and animals

February 28, 2023
This original story by Kaitlin Sullivan was first published by the University of Minnesota's College of Veterinary Medicine. Read it on the CVM website.  __________  Al and June Perlman didn’t have children in the traditional sense, but…
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Masonic Cancer Center announces fall 2022 internal grant awards

February 16, 2023
The Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota recently announced the awarding of $700,000 in pilot grants through its fall 2022 Internal Grant Program.
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MCC's Shalini Kulasingam honored for creating a healthier world for women

February 9, 2023
When the University of Minnesota established an award to honor Regents Professor Emerita Sara Evans, an outstanding scholar and a leader for women's equity and social justice, it had women like School of Public Health professor and Masonic…