• By Joe Dangor

Mayo Clinic Accepts Funds For Cancer Research from Telethon

January 18, 2016

Dr. Robert Diasio, on stage with ceremonial check from the 2015 5th District Eagles Cancer Telethon.Robert Diasio, M.D., director of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center (center) joined leaders from the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota and the Hormel Institute to jointly accept proceeds from the 2015 5th District Eagles Cancer Telethon. The presentation took place at the 2016 5th District Eagles Cancer Telethon on Saturday, January 16 at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minn.

Now in its 62nd year, the 5th District Eagles Cancer Telethon is a non-profit charity dedicated to raising funds to support cancer research in Minnesota. It is the longest locally run telethon in the United States with support coming from Eagles members and the public throughout southeastern Minnesota and beyond. For more information visit: http://www.eaglescancertelethon.org/

About Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
As a leading institution funded by the National Cancer Institute, the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center conducts basic, clinical and population science research, translating discoveries into improved methods for prevention, diagnosis, prognosis and therapy. For information on cancer clinical trials, call 1-855-776-0015 (toll-free).

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About Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit organization committed to medical research and education, and providing expert, whole-person care to everyone who needs healing. For more information, visit http://www.mayoclinic.org/about-mayo-clinic or https://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/.

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