THE PRINCESS MARGARET CANCER FOUNDATION’S #NOHAIRSELFIE CAMPAIGN READY TO TREND ON WORLD CANCER DAY
(February 04, 2015)
#NoHairSelfie digital fundraising campaign is well-positioned to trend on social media in an effort to show support for patients worldwide who are undergoing cancer treatment.
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  Autologous Transplant Day Hospital opens at The Princess Margaret
(January 08, 2015)
Multiple myeloma patients are the first in the Greater Toronto Area to receive their stem-cell transplants as outpatients in a new ‘Day Hospital’ at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.
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  Drs. John Dick and Robert Bristow selected for Top 10 Research Stories of the Year
(December 19, 2014)
On Dec. 18, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre's Drs. John Dick and Robert Bristow were selected by the Canadian Cancer Society as one of their Top 10 Research Stories of the Year. 
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  Prostate cancer researchers develop personalized genetic test to accurately predict recurrence risk
(November 12, 2014)
Prostate cancer researchers have developed a genetic test to identify which men are at highest risk for their prostate cancer to come back after localized treatment with surgery or radiotherapy.
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  THE PRINCESS MARGARET CANCER FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES FOUR TRANSFORMATIONAL INVESTMENTS
(October 15, 2014)
THE PRINCESS MARGARET CANCER FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES  FOUR TRANSFORMATIONAL INVESTMENTS
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  Creating tomorrow’s treatment today
(October 09, 2014)
The Princess Margaret begins operation of two first-in-the-world magnetic resonance (MR)-guided radiation therapy suites.
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  4th ANNUAL ROAD HOCKEY TO CONQUER CANCER RAISES $2.2 MILLION!
(September 28, 2014)
1,387 Players Take Part in World’s Largest Fundraising Road Hockey Event
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  VIP PRIZE WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT!
(September 23, 2014)
The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation announced today that the draws for the five VIP Prizes in the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Welcome Home Sweepstakes 2014 have been completed
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  Princess Margaret research into hypoxic tumour environments receives major research grant
(September 15, 2014)
The Terry Fox Foundation has awarded $6.6 million to a team of researchers led by Drs. Bradly Wouters and Robert Bristow.
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  Princess Margaret Welcome Home Sweepstakes
(September 09, 2014)
The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation (The PMCF) launched the 2014 edition of the Welcome Home Sweepstakes today in support of Personalized Cancer Medicine.
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  THE TORONTO WEEKEND TO END WOMEN’S CANCERS BECOMES THE SHOPPERS DRUG MART ONEWALK TO CONQUER CANCER
(September 07, 2014)
Next generation fundraiser will consist of a 25 km walk and festival experience in Toronto and will enable each participant to raise money for a cancer fund of their choice at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.
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  THE SHOPPERS DRUG MART WEEKEND TO END WOMEN’S CANCERS ANNOUNCES $7.7 MILLION RAISED AS 12TH ANNUAL WALK COMMENCES IN TORONTO
(September 06, 2014)
North America’s largest multi-day walk for women’s cancers draws 3,100 participants and funds Personalized Cancer Medicine at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.
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  Princess Margaret Welcome Home Sweepstakes Unveils BIG PRIZE AFTER ANOTHER
(September 03, 2014)
 The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation (The PMCF) launched the 2014 edition of the Welcome Home Sweepstakes today in support of Personalized Cancer Medicine.
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  The Innovative Mind of Dr. Tak Mak
(August 26, 2014)
Learn more about the Innovative Mind of one of Dr. Tak Mak, the most cited medical scientists in the world. 
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  Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer welcomes Paul Coffey, Hilary Knight, Nick Kypreos and Darryl Sittler
(August 17, 2014)
Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer, taking place this year on Saturday, September 27 at Toronto’s Ontario Place, is a big, bold fundraising event helping the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre lead the way in Personalized Cancer Medicine.
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  “HENDERSON SCORES FOR CANCER!” Paul Henderson Teams Up with Road Hockey To Conquer Cancer
(June 26, 2014)
September 28, 1972: a date permanently etched in the memories of hockey fans, for it was on that date that Paul Henderson scored the winning goal for Canada to defeat the Soviet Union in the immortalized Summit Series!
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  Clinical study shows MRI screening catches breast cancer early in at-risk survivors of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma
(May 28, 2014)
Clinical study shows MRI screening catches breast cancer early in at-risk survivors of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma
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  An evening of tribute to Dr. Mary Gospodarowicz
(May 27, 2014)
On Monday, May 26, The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation held a reception to celebrate the leadership and outstanding achievements of Dr. Mary Gospodarowicz
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  Next frontier: How can modern medicine help dying patients achieve a ‘good’ death?
(May 15, 2014)
Next frontier: How can modern medicine help dying patients achieve a ‘good’ death?
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  Study Identifies Key Regulator of Pancreatic Cancer Cell Growth
(May 07, 2014)
Study Identifies Key Regulator of Pancreatic Cancer Cell Growth
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  Princess Margaret Lung Group to receive award for exceptional Phase III and IND Program Teams
(April 30, 2014)
Princess Margaret Lung Group to receive award for exceptional Phase III and IND Program Teams 
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  Inaugural Princess Margaret Personalized Cancer Medicine Conference a Hit among Participants
(April 23, 2014)
Inaugural Princess Margaret Personalized Cancer Medicine Conference a Hit among Participants
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  Dr. Lillian Siu Elected to AACR
(April 02, 2014)
Dr. Lillian Siu was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the AACR—the world's largest professional organization dedicated to preventing and curing cancer.
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  UHN 2013 Research Report Wins Top Award
(March 19, 2014)
UHN 2013 Research Report Wins Top Award
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  Radiation Therapy: Modelling Changes in Tumour Geometry
(March 06, 2014)
Radiation Therapy: Modelling Changes in Tumour Geometry
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  Dr. Sylvia Asa shares how her team has harnessed innovation to transform medical diagnostics
(February 26, 2014)
Dr. Sylvia Asa shares how her team has harnessed innovation to transform medical diagnostics in an engaging TEDx talk.
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  Cancer study shows earlier palliative care improves quality of life, patient satisfaction
(February 18, 2014)
Cancer study shows earlier palliative care improves quality of life, patient satisfaction
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  Dr. Mathieu Lupien receives Movember Rising Stars Award
(February 12, 2014)
Dr. Mathieu Lupien receives 2014 Movember Rising Stars Award
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  Led by Dr. John Dick, Cancer researchers discover pre-leukemic stem cell at root of AML, relapse
(February 12, 2014)
Cancer researchers led by stem cell scientist Dr. John Dick have discovered a pre-leukemic stem cell that may be the first step in initiating disease.
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  Lung Cancer: Smoking Out the Factors That Prevent Quitting
(February 06, 2014)
Lung Cancer: Smoking Out the Factors That Prevent Quitting
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  Dr. Brian Wilson recognized for his Contributions to Biophotonics
(January 27, 2014)
Dr. Brian Wilson recognized for his contributions to biophotonics
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  Radiation before surgery more than doubles mesothelioma survival: UHN study
(January 20, 2014)
Radiation before surgery more than doubles mesothelioma survival: UHN study
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  UHN Launches Cutting-Edge Biospecimen Database
(January 13, 2014)
UHN Launches Cutting-Edge Biospecimen Database
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  Congratulations to Ian Tannock - Member of the Order of Canada 2013
(January 02, 2014)
Congratulations to Dr. Ian Tannock - Member of the Order of Canada 2013
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  Princess Margaret sole Canadian cancer centre chosen for global consortium to advance new cancer therapies
(December 05, 2013)
Princess Margaret sole Canadian cancer centre chosen for global consortium to advance new cancer therapies
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  Colon cancer researchers target stem cells, discover viable new therapeutic path
(December 02, 2013)
Colon cancer researchers target stem cells, discover viable new therapeutic path
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  Stem Cells: Uncovering Critical Regulator of Blood Cell Development
(November 21, 2013)
A study by Dr. Gordon Keller provides new insight into how blood-forming stem cells are generated by identifying key factor that regulates their development
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  Dr. John Dick awarded The Canadian Cancer Research Alliance's Outstanding Achievements in Cancer Research award
(November 13, 2013)
Dr. John Dick awarded The Canadian Cancer Research Alliance's Outstanding Achievements in Cancer Research award
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  The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation takes "cutting-edge" approach to its Billion Dollar Challenge
(November 04, 2013)
The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation takes "cutting-edge" approach to its Billion Dollar Challenge
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  Metformin, a commonly prescribed diabetes drug, may inhibit cell proliferation and decrease cancer risk
(October 23, 2013)
Metformin, a commonly prescribed diabetes drug, may inhibit cell proliferation and decrease cancer risk.
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  Cancer: Immune Cell Found to Have Anti-tumour Properties
(October 11, 2013)
Dr. Li Zhang and Dr. Ming-Sound Tsao have discovered a new mechanism by which a type of immune cell—known as a gamma delta T cell—recognizes and kills cancer cells.
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  Wall Dedicated to The Enbridge Ride To Conquer Cancer Unveiled at Silverstein’s Bakery
(October 03, 2013)
Wall Dedicated to The Enbridge Ride To Conquer Cancer Unveiled at Silverstein’s Bakery 
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  HOCKEY PLAYERS FIND NEW GOAL Conquering Cancer Gets Assist through Historic Event
(September 28, 2013)
Hockey Players Find New Goal - Conquering Cancer Gets Assist through Historic Event
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  Stem cell scientists identify key regulator controlling formation of blood-forming stem cells
(September 26, 2013)
Stem cell scientists identify key regulator controlling formation of blood-forming stem cells
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  #StandTall4Women - A Celebration In Song
(September 18, 2013)
#StandTall4Women - A Celebration In Song is now available!
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  Cancer researchers discover root cause of multiple myeloma relapse
(September 10, 2013)
Cancer researchers discover root cause of multiple myeloma relapse 
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  Cancer Research Funding to Improve the Lives of Patients
(September 05, 2013)
Cancer Research Funding to Improve the Lives of Patients
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  Henderson Scores For Cancer!
(August 27, 2013)
Henderson Scores For Cancer!
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  Cancer scientists discover novel way gene controls stem cell self-renewal
(August 26, 2013)
Cancer scientists discover novel way gene controls stem cell self-renewal
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  Developing Improved Prognostics for Mantle-Cell Lymphoma
(August 21, 2013)
Developing Improved Prognostics for Mantle-Cell Lymphoma
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  UHN Doctoral Trainees Win First and Second Place Prizes in U of T and Provincial Three Minute Thesis Competition
(August 14, 2013)
OCI Doctoral Trainees Win 1st & 2nd Place Prizes in Three Minute Thesis Competitions
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  Epigenetics Research Gets a Financial Boost
(August 02, 2013)
Epigenetics Research Gets a Financial Boost
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  Leukemia Researcher Awarded by Canadian Cancer Society
(July 25, 2013)
Dr. Aaron Schimmer Awarded Prize by Canadian Cancer Society
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  Cancer researchers PTEN discovery provides knowledge to individualize treatment
(July 25, 2013)
Cancer researchers PTEN discovery provides knowledge to individualize treatment
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  Cancer researchers discover how BRCA1 mutation starts breast, ovarian cancers
(July 15, 2013)
Cancer researchers discover how BRCA1 mutation starts breast, ovarian cancers
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  Dr. Doris Howell re-appointed as RBC Chair in Oncology Nursing Research & Education
(July 09, 2013)
Dr. Doris Howell re-appointed as RBC Chair in Oncology Nursing Research & Education
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  2013 OCI/PMH Knudson Postdoctoral Fellowships
(June 26, 2013)
Ten postdoctoral fellowships were recently granted to outstanding postdoctoral fellows working in cancer research at OCI/PMH.
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  Major breakthrough in the decade-long pursuit to develop a new class of "sharpshooter" cancer drugs.
(June 18, 2013)
Major breakthrough in the decade-long pursuit to develop a new class of "sharpshooter" cancer drugs.
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  Focus on Clinical Trials
(June 14, 2013)
Focus on Clinical Trials: Learn how these trials in medical research & drug development help in the fight to conquer cancer.
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  Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and King Hussein Cancer Center sign a Memorandum of Understanding
(June 13, 2013)
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre & the King Hussein Cancer Center sign Memorandum of Understanding, forming international partnership.
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  The largest cycling fundraiser in Canada draws 5,020 riders and supports Personalized Cancer Medicine at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto.
(June 08, 2013)
The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer announces $19.1 million raised as 6th annual ride commences in Ontario
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  Princess Margaret Medical Director Honoured for Contributions to Radiation Oncology
(June 06, 2013)
Dr. Mary Gospodarowicz, Medical Director of The Princess Margaret, has been honoured with two prestigious awards.
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  Dr. Robert Bristow awarded 2013 McGill Saykaly Visiting Professorship in Oncology
(May 30, 2013)
Dr. Robert Bristow has been awarded the 2013 McGill Saykaly Visiting Professorship in Oncology.
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  Lysosomal disruption preferentially targets acute myeloid leukemia cells and progenitors.
(May 22, 2013)
A team of UHN researchers has discovered that mefloquine, an antimicrobial used to clear malarial infections, selectively kills AML cells.
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  Dr. Tak Mak Honoured by Cancer Association
(May 06, 2013)
Dr.Tak Mak, Director of The Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer Research, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for Cancer Research Academy. 
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  Targeting Hypoxia Tolerance for Improved Therapy
(April 18, 2013)
Dr. Bradly Wouters and collaborators study the mechanisms that confer hypoxia resistance to cancer cells. 
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  Dr. Ralph Gilbert has been awarded the Patrick Gullane Chair in Otolaryngology
(April 12, 2013)
Dr. Ralph Gilbert has been awarded the inaugural Patrick Gullane Chair in Otolaryngology.
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  Breast cancer research finds drug target, companion prognostic test for hormone therapy resistance
(April 02, 2013)
The Princess Margaret breast cancer research finds new drug target, companion prognostic test for hormone therapy resistance.
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  Leukemia: Stem Cell Transplant Therapy for AML
(March 20, 2013)
The Princess Margaret's Dr. Vikas Gupta evaluates a treatment strategy of transplanting healthy donor stem cells into patients with AML.
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  Cancer researchers discover new type of retinoblastoma in babies
(March 12, 2013)
Cancer researchers discover new type of retinoblastoma in babies
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  New Funding for Canada’s first “Centre for Cancer Epigenomics”
(February 28, 2013)
A UHN-based team receives support to establish Canada’s first “Centre for Cancer Epigenomics”. 
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  Remembering John MacNaughton
(February 21, 2013)
Paul Aofs, President & CEO of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation remembers John MacNaughton.
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  Breast Imaging Tomosynthesis at The Princess Margaret
(February 14, 2013)
The Princess Margaret is one of the first hospitals in Ontario to offer patients 3-D breast mammography scans, called "tomosynthesis".
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  Cancer Mythbusters - When to get a PAP test
(February 04, 2013)
Cancer Mythbusters - how often should women get a PAP test?
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  Cancer Mythbusters - Tanning beds vs. the real thing
(February 01, 2013)
Cancer Mythbusters - Dr. Cheryl Rosen, lets us know if tanning indoors safer than outside?
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  Cancer Mythbusters - Prostate treatment & ED
(January 31, 2013)
Cancer Mythbusters - Do treatments for prostate cancer always cause erectile dysfunction or urinary incontinence?
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  Cancer Mythbusters - Does antiperspirant increase breast cancer risk?
(January 30, 2013)
Cancer Mythbusters - Does antiperspirant increase breast cancer risk?
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  Cancer Mythbusters - Light cigarettes vs. regular
(January 29, 2013)
Cancer Mythbusters - Dr. Natasha Leighl lets us know if light cigarettes safer than regular cigarettes
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  Cancer Mythbusters video launch!
(January 28, 2013)
Cancer Mythbusters - Is tanning indoors safer than tanning outside? Does wearing antiperspirant increase breast cancer risk?
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  Biggest Ever Private Donation To Cancer Research in Canada
(January 21, 2013)
Canadian philanthropists Emmanuelle Gattuso, Allan Slaight and the Slaight family made history today with a $50 million gift to The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.
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  10 Years of Dedication - A great event needs dedicated people to fuel it year after year
(January 16, 2013)
Meet Randy Mellon, a 10-year supporter of The Shoppers Drug Mart Weekend to End Women's Cancers
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  10 Years of Progress in Ending Women’s Cancers
(January 03, 2013)
10 Years of Progress in Ending Women’s Cancers: In the Laboratory, In the Clinic and Back at Home.
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  Cancer scientists identify a new layer of complexity within human colon cancer, shed light on resistance to treatment
(December 13, 2012)
Cancer scientists led by Dr. John Dick at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have found a way to follow single tumour cells and observe their growth over time.
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  Happy Holidays and may you and your family enjoy a healthy, happy and prosperous 2013!
(December 12, 2012)
Happy Holidays and may you and your family enjoy a healthy, happy and prosperous 2013!
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  Andrew Smith - "The visits from my friends and family inspired me a lot, and helped me escape from my new reality."
(December 11, 2012)
Andrew Smith - "The visits from my friends and family inspired me a lot, and helped me escape from my new reality."
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  Words of thanks and encouragement to researchers from the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre supporters.
(December 05, 2012)
Words of thanks and encouragement to researchers from the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre supporters.
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  The 2012 Shoppers Drug Mart Weekend to End Women’s Cancers Impact Event is a success
(November 20, 2012)
The 2012 Shoppers Drug Mart® Weekend to End Women’s Cancers™ Impact Event is a success
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  Princess Margaret Cancer Centre’s Mary Gospodarowicz fighting cancer worldwide
(November 16, 2012)
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre’s Mary Gospodarowicz fighting cancer worldwide
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  The Jesse and Julie Rasch Foundation make a commitment to transform Radiation Treatment at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
(November 13, 2012)
The Jesse and Julie Rasch Foundation make a commitment to transform Radiation Treatment at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
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  Inmet Mining gives $1 million campaign gift in support of Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
(November 01, 2012)
Inmet Mining gives $1 million campaign gift in support of Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.
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  Stephen Bear Elected Chair of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation
(October 02, 2012)
Stephen Bear Elected Chair of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation
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  1,400 participants raised $2.2 million in the second annual Road Hockey To Conquer Cancer event
(September 29, 2012)
1,400 participants raised $2.2 million in the second annual Road Hockey To Conquer Cancer event.
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  A message from Stephen Bear, new Chair of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation
(September 28, 2012)
A message from Stephen Bear, new Chair of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.
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  The Shoppers Drug Mart Weekend to End Women's Cancers announces the host venue for 2013
(September 09, 2012)
The Shoppers Drug Mart Weekend to End Women's Cancers announces the host venue for 2013.
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  The Shoppers Drug Mart Weekend to End Women’s Cancers announced 4590 participants raised $10 million dollars.
(September 08, 2012)
The Shoppers Drug Mart Weekend to End Women’s Cancers announced 4590 participants raised $10 million dollars.
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  Dr. Mary Gospodarowicz named president of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)
(September 04, 2012)
Dr. Mary Gospodarowicz named president of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC).
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  Scientists create first ever 3-D “pancreas in a dish” Microscopic 3-D model will allow researchers to see how pancreatic cancer develops
(July 26, 2012)
Scientists in Toronto have created a tiny, living 3-D organ model of pancreatic ducts to help them conduct research on pancreatic cancer
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  Cancer scientists link 'oncometabolite' to onset of acute myeloid leukemia
(July 04, 2012)
Cancer scientists link 'oncometabolite' to onset of acute myeloid leukemia
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  Spectacular conclusion to record-breaking Enbridge Ride To Conquer Cancer.
(June 10, 2012)
Spectacular conclusion to record-breaking Enbridge Ride To Conquer Cancer.
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  PMHF announces a 5th consecutive record-breaking year for The Enbridge Ride To Conquer Cancer.
(June 09, 2012)
PMHF announces a 5th consecutive record-breaking year for The Enbridge Ride To Conquer Cancer.
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  Dr. Ming-Sound Tsao awarded Canadian Cancer Society's O. Harold Warwick Prize
(June 04, 2012)
Dr. Ming-Sound Tsao awarded Canadian Cancer Society's O. Harold Warwick Prize
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  Dr. David Jaffray was recently awarded $1.84 million over four years for "Quantitative Imaging"
(May 03, 2012)
Dr. David Jaffray was recently awarded $1.84 million over four years for "Quantitative Imaging".
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  UHN Researcher Awarded Canada's Top Stem Cell Prize
(April 16, 2012)
OCI Clinician-Scientist Dr. Aaron Schimmer has been honoured with the 2012 Till & McCulloch Award
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  Largest healthcare initiative of its kind in Canada launched to conquer cancer in our lifetime
(April 12, 2012)
PMHF launces the BILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE to accelerate Personalized Cancer Medicine at The Princess Margaret.
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  Princess Margaret Hospital selects RayStation® for adaptive radiation therapy
(March 20, 2012)
RaySearch Laboratories AB has been awarded a contract for a new adaptive radiation therapy solution at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) in Toronto, Canada.
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  New research OR will advance the practice of image-guided surgery
(March 13, 2012)
The convergence of technology, innovation and new infrastructure to get health technologies into clinical practice faster is creating the next frontier for surgeons at UHN.
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  Dr. Frances Shepherd Honoured with International Award
(February 16, 2012)
UHN congratulates Dr. Frances Shepherd, OCI Clinician Scientist and Scott Taylor Chair in Lung Cancer Research at Princess Margaret Hospital.
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  Prostate cancer study proves drug delays disease progression
(January 23, 2012)
Prostate cancer study proves the drug dutasteride (Avodart) delays disease progression and initiating active treatment.
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  Ovarian Cancer: New Drug Delays Disease Progression
(January 04, 2012)
Preliminary findings, have shown that treatment of ovarian cancer patients with the drug bevacizumab delays disease progression.
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  The ING DIRECT Café puts the Spotlight on The Princess Margaret
(January 04, 2012)
Discover why events like The Ride, The Weekend, Road Hockey and Dance to Conquer Cancer mean so much to PMH cancer research program.
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  Dr. Armand Keating installed as President-Elect of the American Society of Hematology
(December 20, 2011)
At the Annual Meeting in San Diego, California earlier this week, Dr. Armand Keating was installed as the President-Elect of the American Society of Hematology (ASH).
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  Cancer-related pathway reveals potential treatment target for rare pediatric disease
(December 08, 2011)
Cancer researchers studying genetic mutations that cause leukemia have discovered a connection to the rare disease cherubism, an inherited facial bone disorder in children.
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  Dr. Lillian Siu elected international representative for American Society of Clinical Oncology board
(December 07, 2011)
Dr. Lillian Siu, has been elected by the American Society of Clinical Oncology to be the international representative on the ASCO board
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  For researchers at The Campbell Family Institute, 2011 was a year of great progress and accomplishment
(December 07, 2011)
A lot has happened at The Campbell Family Institute in 2011. Here is a selection of highlights
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  1,500 PARTICIPANTS RAISE $2.4 MILLION TO MAKE INAUGURAL ROAD HOCKEY TO CONQUER CANCER HUGE SUCCESS
(October 01, 2011)
More than 1,500 players relived their youth at Ontario Place this morning for the inaugural Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer.
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  4013 PARTICIPANTS RAISE $9.4 MILLION FOR PRINCESS MARGARET
(September 10, 2011)
Today, PMHF announced that 4013 participants raised $9.4 million in the 9th annual Shoppers Drug Mart® Weekend to End Women’s Cancers™.
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  “Pure” human blood stem-cell discovery opens door to expanding cells for more clinical use
(July 07, 2011)
Dr. Dick, pioneer of cancer stem cells with previous discoveries in human leukemia and colon cancer, has isolated a human blood stem cell in its purest form.
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  Joint Venture Announced to Expand Use of Molecular Imaging in Ontario
(June 22, 2011)
Joint Venture Announced to Expand Use of Molecular Imaging in Ontario for Patient Care and Research of Cancer and Other Serious Diseases.
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  The Fourth Annual Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer raises $17.5 million for The Princess Margaret
(June 12, 2011)
In its fourth year, the Ontario Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer continues to be Canada’s most successful cycling fundraiser.
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  An international research team led by Dr. Tak Mak discover new way breast cancer cells adapt to environmental stress.
(May 14, 2011)
An international research team led by Dr. Tak Mak, Director, The Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer Research at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH), has discovered a new aspect of "metabolic transformation", the process whereby tumour cells adapt and survive under conditions that would kill normal cells.
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  International Cancer Genome Consortium announces Dr. Bristow to lead $20 million Canadian research project to decode the prostate cancer genome.
(February 15, 2011)
The International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC) today announced the launch of a $20 million Canadian research project that will map the genetic structure of prostate cancer and provide new information that could greatly improve the diagnosis and treatment of the disease.
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  The Princess Margaret Receives Three Awards from Cancer Care Ontario
(February 15, 2011)
The following investigators from The Princess Margaret have received peer-reviewed Applied Cancer Research Unit Awards from Cancer Care Ontario.
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  Cancer scientists discover genetic diversity in leukemic propagating cells
(January 19, 2011)
Cancer scientists led by Dr. John Dick at the Ontario Cancer Institute (OCI) and collaborators at St Jude Children's Research Hospital (Memphis) have found that defective genes and the individual leukemia cells that carry them are organized in a more complex way than previously thought.
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  Cancer fighter John Dick discovers cancer cells are not created equal
(January 07, 2011)
Two outstanding researchers at The Campbell Family Institute have been honoured with awards presented by the Canadian Cancer Society.
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  The Stem Cell Revolution
(January 05, 2011)
The Princess Margaret Announces ‘ROAD HOCKEY TO CONQUER CANCER’ an epic fundraising event that captures Canadian essence.
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  BPH Drugs May Ease Prostate Cancer Advance
(January 01, 2011)
A study being led by Dr. Anthony Finelli of The Princess Margaret indicates that men taking drugs typically prescribed for enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia) can lower their risk of prostate cancer significantly.
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  PMH breast cancer researchers link ovarian hormone to breast stem cells growth
(May 05, 2010)
Cancer researchers at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) have discovered that the ovarian hormone progesterone plays a pivotal role in altering breast stem cells, a finding that has important implications for breast cancer risk.
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  PMH joins global partnership to develop new cancer drugs faster
(April 15, 2010)
Princess Margaret Hospital is joining Merck's global oncology research network, a group of leading international cancer research institutions working together to develop new cancer drugs faster for patients.
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  Ontario Cancer Institute, U.S. scientists discover compound that kills lymphoma cells
(April 12, 2010)
An international research team co-led by the Ontario Cancer Institute (OCI) has discovered a compound that kills specific lymphoma cells.
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  Canada Can Conquer Cancer - Update January 2009
(March 22, 2010)
A study being led by Dr. Anthony Finelli of PMH indicates that men taking drugs typically prescribed for enlarged prostate can lower their risk of prostate cancer significantly.
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  Princess Margaret's Cell Therapy Program receives 'Gold Standard' Accreditation
(February 22, 2010)
At Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH), a facility was established early in the new millennium to safely undertake the complex manipulation and management required to teat and store cells destined for human use.
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  Dr. Tak Mak makes discovery, advancing knowledge of acute myelogenous leukemia
(February 18, 2010)
  Dr. Tak Mak and researchers have discovered that a gene mutation known to upset the way cells make energy fuels the cancer in a type of leukemia called AML
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  Dr. Gullane appointed to the Order of Canada
(January 04, 2010)
On December 30, 2009, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada appointed Dr. Patrick J. Gullane, C.M. to the Order of Canada.
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  PMH Researchers and Doctors Stand Out on the International Stage
(January 04, 2010)
Several Princess Margaret Hospital Researchers and Doctors Stand Out on the International Stage.
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  Dr. John Dick honoured with a Man of Distinction Award presented by the Israel Cancer Research Fund
(December 26, 2009)
Leaders from Toronto's business and scientific communities came together to attend the recent Men of Distinction Awards Luncheon, presented by the Israel Cancer Research Fund.
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  Two Research Teams Funded Through Innovative Partnership to Advance Cancer Stem Cell Research
(October 28, 2009)
The Cancer Stem Cell Consortium (CSCC) is pleased to announce that two multi-disciplinary research teams co-led by Canadian and Californian scientists have been awarded funding through a Collaborative Partnership Program.
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  MRI Awards Support to UHN Researchers
(June 26, 2009)
Drs. Ming-Sound Tsao and Igor Jurisica from Ontario OCI have been awarded funding in Round 3 of the Ministry of Research and Innovation’s (MRI) Ontario Research Fund Research Excellence (ORF-RE) program.
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  The Princess Margaret and Ontario Cancer Institute Awarded Research Chairs
(June 24, 2009)
Four out of six recently awarded 2009 Cancer Care Ontario Research Chairs were awarded to PMH/OCI doctors.
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  New CFI Funding Announced for UHN
(June 19, 2009)
In a press conference held at the University of Ottawa yesterday, the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) announced funding to three UHN-led projects totaling $15.4M in new infrastructure support.
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  3530 Participants Raise $14.5 Million in second annual Ride to Conquer Cancer
(June 14, 2009)
Riders will finish the last 100 kilometres of Canada's most successful cycling fundraiser at scenic Niagara Falls.
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  3530 Participants Raise 14.5 Million in second annual 200Km, two-day, Ride to Conquer Cancer
(June 13, 2009)
The event inspired men and women from five countries, nine Canadian provinces and 13 US states to become involved in conquering cancer in a bold way.
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  Dr. Ben Neel awarded the Premier’s Summit Award for medical research
(May 13, 2009)
On Tuesday, May 12, Dr. Ben Neel was awarded the Premier’s Summit Award for medical research.
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  Mother-daughter breast density study points way to earlier cancer risk assessment
(April 29, 2009)
A unique mother-daughter study that used magnetic resonance to measure breast density in younger women shows that percent of breast water could be linked to the risk of breast cancer in middle age and older.
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  Scientists discover how to improve immune response to cancer
(April 26, 2009)
A team of scientists at The Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer Research at PMH and international collaborators discovered how to trigger an improved immune response to cancer.
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  Dr. Bezjak appointed Lung Site Group Leader in The Princess Margaret's Cancer Program
(February 04, 2009)
Dr. Andrea Bezjak has accepted the position of Lung Site Group Leader in The Princess Margaret's PMH Cancer Program. In this position, Dr. Bezjak will represent the Group at the Cancer Committee.
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  OCI Researcher Dr Geoffrey Liu wins cancer society award
(January 27, 2009)
Dr Geoffrey Liu, a scientist in the division of applied molecular oncology at the Ontario Cancer Institute (OCI) at The Princess Margaret, has won the Canadian Cancer Society's 2008 William E. Rawls Prize.
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  Canada Can Conquer Cancer
(January 09, 2009)
As Canadians, we can be proud of our healthcare system and the quality and universality which is evident throughout our system.
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  Gift of Stock Campaign
(December 01, 2008)
Dr. Ben Neel, Research Director for The Campbell Family Cancer Research Institute at The Princess Margaret opened the market today kicking off a special week for their Gift of Stock campaign.
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  The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the 2009 Inductees
(November 10, 2008)
PMH would like to congratulate Dr. Tak Mak on being chosen as a 2009 inductee into the The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
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  PMH congratulates OCI's Dr. Pamela Ohashi on the recent renewal of her Tier I Canada Research Chair
(November 07, 2008)
PMH would like to congratulate OCI's Dr. Pamela Ohashi on the recent renewal of her Tier I Canada Research Chair.
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  Ministry Awards UHN Researchers
(October 30, 2008)
The Ministry of Research and Innovation's Ontario Research Fund has awarded UHN researchers Drs. Tak Mak, Elise Stanley, Rudiger von Harsdorf, Lakshmi Kotra, James Pan and Gang Zheng a total of $1.4M in the most recent round of funding competition.
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  Dr. Neil Fleshner has been awarded the inaugural Love Chair in Prostate Cancer Prevention
(September 30, 2008)
Dr. Fleshner was the unanimous choice of the Search Committee and his appointment was approved by Dean Whiteside.
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  CFIBCR Scientists discover cancer-causing role of gene proteins
(September 18, 2008)
Dr. Tak Mak and scientists at The Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer Research at Princess Margaret Hospital have discovered the role of two "cousins" in the genetic family tree of cancer development.
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  Dr. Jonathan Irish awarded the inaugural Kevin and Sandra Sullivan Chair in Surgical Oncology
(September 18, 2008)
The UHN Surgical Oncology Program is one of the strongest in the world, with an international reputation for research, innovation, and education in a wide variety of surgical specialties.
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  4,757 Participants Raise $13 Million in 60-Kilometre Walk For Breast Cancer
(September 07, 2008)
The Campbell Family Institute at The Princess Margaret announced that 4,757 participants raised over $13 million in Toronto's sixth annual Weekend to End Breast Cancer.
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  CFI Researchers Report Finding that has Positive Implications for Colorectal Cancer Screening
(July 11, 2008)
Recent news out of the Campbell Family Institute has important implications in screening patients with familial colorectal cancer.
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  Dr. Tak Mak Renews Prestigious Chair
(July 11, 2008)
Congratulations to Dr. Tak Mak on the recent successful renewal of his Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Inflammation Responses and Traumatic Injury—an award valued at $1.4 million over the next 7 years.
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  2850 Riders Raise $14 Million for Campbell Family Institute
(June 25, 2008)
On June 21, The Princess Margaret announced that 2850 participants from across North America, The United States and Australia raised $14 million.
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  OCI Welcomes Dr. Laurie Ailles
(May 09, 2008)
  The Ontario Cancer Institute (OCI) is pleased to welcome Dr. Laurie Ailles who has returned to Canada after nine years of research abroad, to join the division of Stem Cell and Developmental Biology.
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  Record Support to Princess Margaret Hospital to Create The Campbell Family Cancer Research Institute
(May 09, 2008)
Canada's leading cancer research centre announced today that a long-term gift of $37.5 million from the Campbell family will be recognized through the creation of The Campbell Family Cancer Research Institute
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  Dr. Frances Shepherd, Awarded the 2008 Premier's Summit Award for Medical Research
(April 30, 2008)
Eliminating the use of harmful chemicals, defining the genetic factors underlying autism spectrum disorder, finding better ways to fight lung cancer.
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  Behind the Scenes at The Princess Margaret
(April 23, 2008)
On April 22, 2008, over 200 donors and Princess Margaret Hospital staff got together for the 8th annual Behind-the-Scenes Donor Appreciation Event.
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  Prestigious Cancer Award Presented to PMH Researcher
(April 14, 2008)
PMH's Dr. John Dick has been awarded the American Association for Cancer Research's GHA Clowes Memorial Award.
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  Dr. Ben Neel MERIT Award Renewed
(February 13, 2008)
PMH congratulates OCI Director and Senior Scientist Dr. Benjamin Neel on the renewal of his MERIT award from the National Institutes of Health.
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  Research Calls for New Understanding when Developing Cancer Treatments
(January 29, 2008)
Dr. Tak Mak, Director of The Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer Research at The Princess Margaret, recently published work demonstrating that normal cells and cancer cells behave very differently in a low oxygen environment
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  Dr. Mark Clemons and the Breast Medical Oncology Group
(January 29, 2008)
With funding from The Weekend to End Breast Cancer®, The Breast Medical Oncology Group at The Princess Margaret has established an international reputation for the treatment of this disease.
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