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Minnesota Partnership Awards Six New Research Grants

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

New treatments for cancer and heart disease dominate the 2015 research awards recently announced by the Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics. The state-supported funding was distributed among six research teams, based on competitive applications.

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Love Your Melon Sells Enough Hats to Give One to Every Child Battling Cancer in America

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Love Your Melon, a Minnesota based non-profit started by college students, has reserved more than 45,000 hats to donate to children battling cancer in the United States through its original buy one, give one program.

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21 more Iron Range miners stricken with rare lung cancer

| March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

A research update by the Minnesota Health Department says 101 mine workers since the 1930s contracted a rare, usually deadly cancer called mesothelioma.

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21 more Iron Range miners stricken by rare lung cancer

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

A research update by the Minnesota Health Department says 101 mine workers since the 1930s contracted a rare, usually deadly cancer called mesothelioma.

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21 New Cases of Rare Cancer Found in Group of Minn. Mine Workers

| March 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Twenty-one new cases of a rare cancer have been identified in a group of mine workers who were employed in Minnesota’s iron mining industry between the 1930s and 1982. The illness is called mesothelioma and is generally fatal, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

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MOCA Fundraising Furthers U Of M Ovarian Cancer Research

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The disease often goes undetected until it's too late for the women who get it, but groundbreaking research at the University of Minnesota could mean ovarian cancer is discovered much earlier.

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Study: Iron Range miners show higher cancer rates but reasons unclear

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Iron Range mine workers suffer mesothelioma at three times the rate of Minnesota's general population, but University of Minnesota researchers say they can't pinpoint an exact cause.

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Wild Hosting Hockey Fights Cancer Night

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Minnesota Wild will host its annual Hockey Fights Cancer Night this Thursday, Oct. 23, at Xcel Energy Center when the team faces off against the Arizona Coyotes at 7 p.m.

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Indy Eleven to Host Breast Cancer Awareness Night Benefiting Community Health Network Foundation on

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

INDIANAPOLIS (Friday, September 26, 2014) – The “Boys in Blue” will proudly introduce pink into their wardrobe on Saturday, October 11, when Indy Eleven Professional Soccer will host Breast Cancer Awareness Night benefiting Community Health Network Foundation in conjunction with its match at IUPUI's Carroll Stadium against Minnesota United FC. Kickoff for the game on October 11 is set for 7:30 p …

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University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center Joins CEL-SCI’s Phase III Head & Neck Cancer Trial

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

CEL-SCI Corporation today announced that the University of Minnesota’s Masonic Cancer Center has becomes the 7th clinical site in the U.S. to join its Phase III hea

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