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Dr. Wilhelm and Xiong

Cancer disparities and HPV prevention with Dr. April Wilhelm and Dr. Serena Xiong

February is National Cancer Prevention Month. This month we sat down with Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota health equity researchers Drs. April Wilhelm and Serena Xiong to chat about cancer disparities and HPV prevention. Drs.
Kiara Ellis

Outreach and engagement: Colleagues come together to improve community care

This article first appeared on MCC's Oncology Live Strategic Alliance Partnership page and was written by Megan Hollasch.  Taking part in community outreach and engagement conversations centered around key matters affecting National…
Meet the COE Team

Meet MCC’s Community Outreach and Engagement team

As Minnesota’s cancer center, the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, works every day to advance knowledge, enhance care, and ensure that anyone facing a cancer journey has the support and resources they need.
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MCC's Shalini Kulasingam honored for creating a healthier world for women

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…
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Talking cervical cancer awareness and health equity with Masonic Cancer Center's Dr. Rahel Ghebre

Cervical cancer was once a leading cause of cancer death for women in the United States. Thanks to screening and prevention measures, today, the impact of this form of cancer has been greatly reduced. However, nearly 14,500 women in the U.…
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J. Sunil Rao joins the Masonic Cancer Center and School of Public Health, bringing biostatistical innovations to the fight against cancer

In January 2023, the Masonic Cancer Center (MCC) is thrilled to be welcoming J. Sunil Rao as MCC’s second director of biostatistics.
Dr. Lange

Carol Lange, PhD, receives Wall of Scholarship Award

The Wall of Scholarship, located in the Phillips-Wangensteen Building, is a physical representation of the excellent research conducted at the University of Minnesota. The Wall was founded to promote research excellence and helps inspire…
Dame Idossa

Digging Deeper Into Breast Cancer Prevention and Screening with Dr. Damé Idossa

Breast cancer is among the top five causes of death in Minnesota Women. Of those, black women have a 40% higher mortality rate than white women when it comes to breast cancer.
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…
Ghebre

Masonic Cancer Center announces the appointment of Dr. Rahel Ghebre to newly created leadership role

Rahel Ghebre, MD, MPH, has been appointed to the leadership team of the Twin Cities’ only National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated comprehensive cancer center as the inaugural Associate Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).