The Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, is driven to be the choice for patients, clinicians, scientists and students who seek:
-exceptional compassionate precision cancer therapy,
-innovative clinical trials and prevention programs,
-cutting-edge research opportunities and
-outstanding advanced education.
As one of only 47 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the U.S., we are recognized for dedication to the highest standards of cancer research, patient care, education, and community outreach. We are part of the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium, a network of academic institutions working together on highly translational clinical trials using the expertise of Big Ten universities.
Adding to the depth and breath of research are the Masonic Cancer Center's UofM research partners including the Medical School, School of Dentistry, School of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, School of Public Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Stem Cell Institute, Center for Immunology, and the Center for Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
The center's clinical research and treatment partners include University of Minnesota Health - Cancer Care, University of Minnesota Medical Center, and University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital.
Research areas of excellence:
-Cell therapy for hematologic malignancies
-Biomarkers to understand the mechanisms of carcinogenesis
-Innovative methods to identify and understand cancer genes
-Cancer Prevention & Control