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:
Robert Turesky, PhD, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Minnesota, has been appointed as the Masonic Cancer Center Chair in Cancer Causation.
Minnetonka Middle School East asked the Masonic Cancer Center to provide an expert to teach the development of normal cells versus that of cancer cells to two 7th grade science classes. Julie Ostrander, PhD, stepped up to the challenge and presented to two classes on December 4, 2018.