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News and upcoming events

Recent news

Busting myths about clinical trials

You’ll be treated like a guinea pig. You’ll go broke. You’ll lose your right to patient confidentiality. Not so, say Masonic Cancer Center experts in a new series of videos setting the record straight on clinical trials.

View the video series, produced with insights from students in the University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication along with cancer faculty and the Masonic Cancer Center Community Advisory Board, at

MCC’s annual Research Update now available online

Download a PDF of the Masonic Cancer Center’s 2011 Research Update at

Upcoming events

Wednesday, September 19
Varsity Team Rally

TCF Bank Stadium, University of Minnesota

This football-themed celebration features an inside look at the stadium as well as a tailgate party with food and inspiration from special guests. For tickets or more information, visit

Thursday, October 18
A Half-Day of Healing on Purpose

Mayo Memorial Building, University of Minnesota

Participants in this interactive workshop—led by cancer survivor Ruth Bachman—will gain a new perspective on how to use story to process, heal, and celebrate wholeness. Register online at, or call 612-626-5319 for more information.

Saturday, November 3
Dawn of a Dream

The Depot, Minneapolis

This 32nd annual black-tie event benefits Children’s Cancer Research Fund, a decades-long supporter of pediatric cancer research at the University of Minnesota. For more information, visit

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