Vallera BachanovaThe 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.

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Chainbreaker Ride

Chainbreaker is an exciting fundraising experience that includes a weekend of cycling, entertainment, and volunteerism. Find out why taking part is so important to funding research at the Masonic Cancer Center.  

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Patient Care

Ed Greeno with patient

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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.

Phone: 612-624-2620
Email: ccinfo@umn.edu

Clinical Trials

Glove and vial

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

Jeffrey Miller, M.D.

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:

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Minnesota Cancer Centers Partnership Award

We are pleased to announce the 2017 Minnesota Cancer Centers Partnership Award

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MN Rally for Research

The Minnesota Rally For Research is happening on Saturday, August 5 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm at the Minnesota State Capitol in Saint Paul. It’s one of many that will be taking place across the country in August.

NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

Masonic Cancer Research BuildingMasonic Cancer Center, founded in 1991, is a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of only 47 institutions in the United States and two in Minnesota to hold that designation. 

Masonic Cancer Center Celebrates 25 Years
Masonic Cancer Center Celebrates 25 Years

Cancer and Cardiovascular Research Building

Cancer Cardiovascular Research BuildingA state-of-the-art facility with 52,000 square feet of laboratory space, which expands the opportunities for collaborative research at the Masonic Cancer Center. It's the gateway to the Biomedical Discovery District.