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Newswise — ROCHESTER, Minn. — A statewide bipartisan initiative is transforming health care from a focus on treating disease to one of tapping the body's ability to heal itself. Regenerative Medicine Minnesota is a legislative initiative aimed at improving health by advancing regenerative medicine in research, technology, education and patient care across the state.

Clark Chen
The University of Minnesota is testing an experimental treatment, and that's giving one cancer patient hope. See full story at the link below.

MOCA celebrated 20 years of progress – and new milestones in ovarian cancer research funding – at the MOCA Annual Meeting this week.

This year, MOCA awarded $680,000 in funding to Minnesota and national researchers, putting our total amount of funding at nearly $9 million.

The 2019 MOCA-funded researchers at the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota include:

Ovarian cancer, often called the "silent killer," claims the lives of more than 16,000 women each year, due to the fact that it's hard to detect.
Author: Jennifer Austin
Published: 7:05 PM CDT April 18, 2019
Updated: 7:05 PM CDT April 18, 2019
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Mighty MRI

The U’s Center for Magnetic Resonance Research keeps inventing better ways to diagnose, treat, and monitor disease

Michelle Macy

Open-water swimmer traverses the globe, raising money for breast cancer research at the Masonic Cancer Center

Six weeks before she was set to swim across the English Channel for the first time, Michelle Macy learned that her mother, Kathleen, had been diagnosed with breast cancer.