Masonic Cancer Center

A comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute

Patient Information

On this page:

Patient Care

Cancer Information

Cancer Information Nurse Line

Find a Clinical trial

Familial Cancer Registry


Patient Care

The Masonic Cancer Center’s clinical partner is the University of Minnesota Physicians Cancer Care at Fairview. A list of cancer treatment clinics and physicians is available at the following websites:

Cancer Information

Information about many types of cancer, symptoms and treatments is also available on the Cancer Care at Fairview website. Included on their website is a “Cancer Library” that contains the most up-to-date information provided directly from the National Cancer Institute’s PDQ® database. Medical information provided here supports, but does not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient and his or her physician.

Cancer Information Nurse Line

The Masonic Cancer Center provides a toll-free telephone line for residents of Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin:
1-888-CANCER MN (1-888-226-2376). The information line is staffed from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday by a cancer nurse.

If you live in the Twin Cities metro area or outside of the toll-free calling area, you may call 612-624-2620.

You may also e-mail your questions to

The goal of the information line is to help provide answers to questions that will assist you in making decisions about cancer care. Here are examples of information and assistance provided by the Cancer Information Line:

  • Finding a physician at the University of Minnesota.
  • General information about cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment
  • Clinical trials available for specific cancers at the University of Minnesota as well as other local and national clinical trials
  • Cancer services available at clinics and hospitals affiliated with the University of Minnesota
  • Finding area support groups

Clinical Trials

The Masonic Cancer Center has developed a robust database of all current clinical trials that are currently open and accruing patients.

Find a Clinical Trial

Family Cancer Registry

Click here for information about the William C. Bernstein, M.D. Familial Cancer Registry.

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