Goldy vs. Cancer 2019

Event Date: 
August 23, 2019

Location

The Driven to Discover Research Facility (D2D)
1367 Cosgrove Street
Minnesota State Fairgrounds

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Goldy vs. Cancer!

August 23, 2019, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Stop by the Driven to Discover Research Facility (D2D) at the Minnesota State Fair as the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Health take over the entire building on Friday, August 23, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. We'll be there all day to engage Minnesotans in all the aspects of cancer research and care going on at UMN - from many schools and groups at the University. Stop by the stage for speakers and interactive events all day! 

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9 AM - 1 PM Exhibitors

Skin Screenings, Survey and Information
(Dermatology Interest Group)
Learn about taking care of your skin in the sun and take advantage of free skin cancer screenings. Also participate in a survey to help us learn more.
Breast Center Learn about the importance of breast cancer screening and how to get checked.
Tobacco Myth Busting
(Stepanov Lab)
Bust myths about tobacco use including e-cigarettes. Learn about dangers of tobacco and its links to cancers.
Puppy Love
(Modiano Lab/Animal Cancer Care)
Learn about how animals can help us learn about cancer and how we help animals through games and interactive elements.
10K Families Research Study This study is looking to understand outside factors impact health and disease by enrolling families in the study. Learn more to sign up your family at the fair!
Be A Scientist!
(Starr Lab)
Investigate the causes of cancer and explore what cancer looks like.
Photobooth Take a picture to celebrate and commemorate cancer survivors and fighters!
Masonic Cancer Center & Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network Play the cancer trivia game to learn about cancer and win a prize.

What is a clinical trial? Learn about current cancer clinical trials across Minnesota.
 
1 PM - 5 PM Exhibitors
Skin Screenings, Survey and Information
(Dermatology Interest Group)  
Learn about taking care of your skin in the sun and take advantage of free skin cancer screenings. Also participate in a survey to help us learn more.
Cancer Risk Management What makes you, you? Learn about our unique DNA and traits by creating a DNA bracelet.
Tobacco Myth Busting
(Stepanov Lab)
Bust myths about tobacco use including e-cigarettes. Learn about the dangers of tobacco and its links to cancers.
Puppy Love
(Modiano Lab/Animal Cancer Care)  
Learn about how animals can help us learn about cancer and how we help animals through games and interactive elements.
10K Families Research Study This study is looking to understand outside factors impact health and disease by enrolling families in the study. Learn more to sign up your family at the fair!
What's In Your Mouth? (Rhodus Lab) Say ahh! Get screened for oral cancer and learn about reducing your risk.
Photobooth Take a picture to celebrate and commemorate cancer survivors and fighters!
Masonic Cancer Center & Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network   Play the cancer trivia game to learn about cancer and win a prize.

What is a clinical trial? Learn about current cancer clinical trials across Minnesota.
 
5 PM - 9 PM Exhibitors
Skin Survey and Information
(Dermatology Interest Group)  
Participate in a survey to help us learn more. (No screenings).
What is Blood? Get up close and personal to learn about the elements of blood by sinking your hands into this experience tank!
Cancer 101
(Pennell Lab)
What is cancer? Learn about the basics of cancer in a fun matching game.
Puppy Love
(Modiano Lab/Animal Cancer Care)    
Learn about how animals can help us learn about cancer and how we help animals through games and interactive elements.
Cancer Fighting Foods Certain fruits and vegetables have special cancer fighting properties. Learn about these foods and ways you can work towards a healthier diet.
Eww! Tissue Samples
(Johnson Lab)
Investigate the causes of cancer and explore what cancer looks like.
Photobooth Take a picture to celebrate and commemorate cancer survivors and fighters!
Masonic Cancer Center & Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network     Play the cancer trivia game to learn about cancer and win a prize.

What is a clinical trial? Learn about current cancer clinical trials across Minnesota.

9 AM - 2 PM Research Projects

Evaluating Overall Awareness and Disparities in Awareness of the Link Between Alcohol Consumption and Cancer Risk - Rhonda Jones-Webb, PhD & Traci Toomey, PhD, MPH

The impact of age and exposure to cancer care on the knowledge of palliative care among Minnesota State Fair attendees - Deanna Teoh, MD & Chen Chen

2:30 PM - 9 PM Reseach Projects

Collection of Oral Samples to Investigate the Effects of Environmental Exposures - Silvia Balbo, PhD

Disparities in Cancer Risk Reduction: What's Preventing the Prevention? - Rahel Ghebre, MD, MPH & Annelise Wilhite 


 

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Stage Schedule & Speakers
9:30 AM - 9:50 AM Stepanov Lab Safer than cigarettes? Bust myths about tobacco use including e-cigarettes. Learn about the dangers of tobacco and its links to cancers.
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM Derm The Sun Vs. Your Skin Information on proper sunscreen use and skin care in the summer. Information on screenings inside the D2D building from 9 am - 5 pm and survey.
11:30 AM - 11:50 AM Cancer Quiz Cancer Quiz Play our trivia quiz game to learn about cancer awareness, screening, and win a prize!
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM Stepanov Lab Safer than cigarettes? Bust myths about tobacco use including e-cigarettes. Learn about the dangers of tobacco and its links to cancers.
1:30 PM - 1:50 PM Derm The Sun Vs. Your Skin Information on proper sunscreen use and skin care in the summer. Information on screenings inside the D2D building from 9 am - 5 pm and survey.
3:00 PM - 3:20 PM Rhodus Lab What's that in your mouth? Oral cancer? Learn about keeping your mouth clean and combating oral cancers. Hear about what an oral cancer screening entails. Screening available from 1 - 5 pm.
4:00 PM - 4:20 PM Cancer Quiz Cancer Quiz Play our trivia quiz game to learn about cancer awareness, screening, and win a prize!

 

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