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Our mission is to advance the cancer control continuum—from etiology through survivorship—in patients of all ages and with all types of cancer, through cutting-edge research, excellence in education, community-based outreach and the delivery of compassionate, patient-centered care.

 

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UMass Cancer Center is a powerhouse in cancer research. Our scientists and clinical researchers have been recruited from around the world and are leaders in their field who work to advance our understanding of cancer initiation, progression, treatment and prevention through groundbreaking basic, translational, clinical and population research.

 

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  • UMass Chan Medical School students help screen firefighters for cancer at Polar Park
    Community News

    UMass Chan Medical School students help screen firefighters for cancer at Polar Park

    UMass Chan Medical School and UMass Memorial Health partnered with DetecTogether to offer free cancer screenings for firefighters at an event at Polar Park in Worcester on Tuesday, Oct. 25.

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  • Mary Munson elected fellow of the American Society for Cell Biology
    Community News

    Mary Munson elected fellow of the American Society for Cell Biology

    Mary Munson, PhD, is one of 22 scientists named a fellow of the American Society for Cell Biology for 2022.

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  • Superheroes descend on Polar Park for 24th annual UMass Cancer Walk and Run
    Community News

    Superheroes descend on Polar Park for 24th annual UMass Cancer Walk and Run

    Participants in the 24th annual UMass Cancer Walk and Run presented by Harr Toyota proved that they were superheroes by raising money for cancer research and clinical trials at UMass Chan Medical School.

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  • Sharon Cantor and Andres Schanzer appointed to endowed chairs
    Community News

    Sharon Cantor and Andres Schanzer appointed to endowed chairs

    The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees voted to approve one new endowed chair at UMass Chan Medical School and the appointment of two accomplished faculty members to endowed chairs.

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  • UMass Chan medical student’s research on LGBTQI+ cancer survivors selected for national conference
    Research News

    UMass Chan medical student’s research on LGBTQI+ cancer survivors selected for national conference

    Third-year medical student Colin Burnett was invited to present his research on LGBTQI+ cancer survivors at a national conference. Burnett and his co-authors discovered that most LGBTQI+ cancer survivors did not have access to health education resources tailored to their gender and sexual identities.

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  • Harr Toyota announced as presenting sponsor of UMass Cancer Walk and Run
    Community News

    Harr Toyota announced as presenting sponsor of UMass Cancer Walk and Run

    UMass Chan Medical School has announced Harr Toyota as the presenting sponsor of the 24th annual UMass Cancer Walk and Run to be held on Sunday, Oct. 2, at Polar Park. 

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