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New research offers hope to women with POI

March 31, 2021
Dr. Ilana Chefetz publishes research on chemotherapy-induced menopause

University of Minnesota Hosting First Cancer Center Survivorship Research Forum

March 11, 2021
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - March 11, 2021 - There was a time, for many, that the words cancer and survivor didn’t seem to go hand-in-hand. But advancements in cancer care, prevention, and treatment have changed that outlook. There are currently…
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University of Minnesota researcher published in Molecular Cancer Research

March 1, 2021
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - March 1, 2021 - Jong Hyuk Kim, DVM, PhD, Assistant Professor of Oncology and Comparative Medicine in Veterinary Clinical Sciences and Masonic Cancer Center member, published new research around the causes of canine…

New Cancer Clinic Opens at M Health Fairview’s Clinics and Surgery Center

February 3, 2021
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - February 3, 2021 - A brand new cancer clinic has opened at M Health Fairview’s Clinics and Surgery Center (CSC) on the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota.

Youth Vaping Prevention Video Contest Launched in Minnesota

January 25, 2021
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Jan. 25, 2021 - A collaboration between a broad group of Minnesota entities has launched Escape the Vape, a vaping/e-cigarette prevention video contest for Minnesota high school students. The objective of this video…

2021 Randy Shaver Cancer Research & Community Fund Awards

January 21, 2021
Each year the Randy Shaver Cancer Research & Community Fund awards grants to groups across the state of Minnesota that are working to reduce the burden of cancer. The mission of the Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund is…
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Advances in cell biology help understanding human cancer and neurodegeneration.

January 14, 2021
For the longest time, cancer and neurodegenerative diseases have been considered at the opposite end of the spectrum of human diseases. That is because cancer is characterized by highly dividing cells that resist death while…
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Hormel Institute Scientist Awarded ~$4Million for Leukemia Research

January 13, 2021
Dr. Shujun Liu research will focus on new target to control leukemia

Breakthrough research linking breast cancer to diet

January 11, 2021
New Institute scientist publishes research on a natural compound’s effects on breast cancer
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U of M begins Phase I of first-in-human clinical trial for glioblastoma 

January 7, 2021
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - January 7, 2021 - Physicians and scientists at the University of Minnesota have opened a new brain cancer clinical trial and have treated their first patient. This Phase I, first-in-human trial is enrolling patients with…