New UMN Program Putting a Spin on Teaching About Cancer and Cancer Research

M-ASCEND

A new program led by the Masonic Cancer Center and the University of Minnesota Medical School Program in Health Disparities Research is putting a spin on teaching students about cancer and cancer research. The MN Advancing Science, Enhancing Diversity (M-ASCEND) program, which launched earlier this year with funding from a National Cancer Institute R25 grant, recruits high school and college undergraduate students to a program that engages them in the science of cancer and its prevention while introducing them to career development skills and career opportunities in the field. 

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