The Masonic Cancer Center creates a collaborative research environment focused on the causes, prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer; applying that knowledge to improve quality of life for patients and survivors; and sharing its discoveries with other scientists, students, professionals, and the community.
Registration opens for 7th Annual Masonic Cancer Research Symposium
The Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota is hosting its 7th Annual Masonic Cancer Center Research Symposium and 25th Anniversary Celebration November 2 and 3, 2016 at the TCF Bank Stadium. We will celebrate research accomplishments with faculty, staff, students and returning alumni, as well as provide a motivational event to spur new ideas and collaborations toward developing new research. Read more
Minnesota Cancer Moonshot
More than 500 cancer researchers, oncologists, care providers, philanthropists, data and technology experts, advocates, patients, families, and cancer survivors participated in the Minnesota Cancer Moonshot Summit at the University of Minnesota on June 29, 2016. Together, they generated ideas and commitments that will accelerate advances in cancer research, prevention, treatment, and survivorship--all part of a national effort to double of the rate of progress towad a cure. Read more
The Masonic Cancer Center's clinical partner is University of Minnesota Health. Visit mhealth.org/cancer to find information about cancer care, providers and cancer clinic locations.
Cancer Information Nurse Line
Reach a nurse specializing in cancer care, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
New cancer treatments must prove to be safe and effective in scientific studies with a certain number of patients before they can be made widely available. Through clinical trials, researchers learn which approaches are more effective than others.
Our Research Focus
The Masonic Cancer Center brings together scientists from different disciplines to discover processes that affect cancer. It is home to state-of-the-art research tools and some of the world's top cancer researchers in:
Employing viruses to safely and effectively kill cancer cells
Gene therapy can be used to destroy tumors
A friend in the fight against cancer
Masonic Cancer Center and the College of Veterinary Medicine team up to improve treatment of cancer that affects humans and animals.
Masonic Cancer Center celebrates 25 years of making hope happen! 2016 is the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota.
A state-of-the-art facility with 52,000 square feet of laboratory space. It's the gateway to the Biomedical Discovery District