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 z.umn.edu/clinicaltrialmyths.
MCC’s annual Research Update now available online
Download a PDF of the Masonic Cancer Center’s 2011 Research Update at z.umn.edu/mcc2011update.
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 www.cancer.umn.edu/outreach/ccevents.html.
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 www.tickets.umn.edu, 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 www.childrenscancer.org/dawnofadream.