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Battling Cancer: Breakthroughs at the U

Nowadays, it’s hard to find a person who hasn’t been impacted by some form of cancer. And while there is currently no cure for this devastating disease, researchers at the University of Minnesota are extremely hopeful in their fight against cancer.

Join us this fall for the 25th session of Mini Medical School, Battling Cancer: Breakthroughs at the U. Learn about the basics of cancer, explore treatments and therapies, and hear from University researchers why there is good reason for hope.

When: Mondays, October 10 - November 7, 2011, 6-8:30 p.m.

Location: 2-650 Moos Tower, University of Minnesota, 515 Delaware Street S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455

Cost: $80 for the public; $65 for U of M faculty, staff, students, members of the University of Minnesota Alumni Association, Fairview employees and UMPhysicians employees

 

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Douglas Yee

University of Minnesota Physician Douglas Yee is the point person for all cancer research at the U. He also treats patients with breast cancer and conducts research to improve cancer therapies.

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    Just in time for this fall’s session of Mini Medical School, KARE-11 is airing a special called “Cutting Edge: Beating Breast and Prostate Cancer” featuring experts like the U’s Dr. Badrinath Konety. Airing this Saturday, October 8, at 7 p.m., the special hosted by KARE-11’s Julie Nelson will share the latest in treatments and breakthroughs in our fight against both prostate and breast cancer. And I will see you on Monday for the start of another exciting session of Mini Medical School!

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