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August 10-12, 2018

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:

Featured News

The secret to male birth control?

The secret to a male birth control pill may lie in a deadly poisonous plant. Dr. Gunda Georg is leading a team of researchers out of the University of Minnesota in a quest to develop a non-hormonal birth control pill for men. She wants to help even out the burden of family planning between men and women, and she thinks the answer may lie in a heart-stopping plant extract from the Climbing Oleander plant used as arrow poison in parts of Africa. 

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 49 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.