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:
The Rein in Sarcoma Foundation announced four recipients of their 2018 Sarcoma Research Grants. This is the 18th year that Rein in Sarcoma has provided grants to the University of Minnesota, with this year's contribution totaling $148,000.
Awardees for 2018 and their research are:
Amy Skubitz, PhD - Predicting Relapse and Response to Chemotherapy in Sarcoma
Aaron Sarver, PhD - Retrospective and Prospective Comparison of Prognostic Transcriptional Biomarkers in Osteosarcoma using NanoString RNA profiling
Masonic Cancer Center, founded in 1991, is a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of only 49 institutions in the United States and two in Minnesota to hold that designation.
A 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.