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New molecular imaging techniques
New molecular imaging techniques

New molecular imaging techniques

Dr. Ralph DaCosta and his team published the results of their study involving photoacoustic imaging probes that can detect breast tumours expressing the biomarker HER2.
Dr. Frances Shepherd recognized
Dr. Frances Shepherd recognized

Dr. Frances Shepherd recognized

In February 2015, Dr. Frances Shepherd will once again be recognized for her achievements as she receives the Claude Jacquillat Award from the International Congress on Anti-Cancer treatment.

Upcoming Events

The Taylor Cup Pond Hockey Championship

The Taylor Cup Pond Hockey Championship

Start Date:30/Jan/2015  End Date:01/Feb/2015

The Taylor Cup is a three-day round robin tournament on a frozen patch of lake. Teams will take to the ice at the Bayview Wildwood Resort on Sparrow Lake, just north of Orillia. The money raised will benefit Sarcoma Research.

Latest News

Northern Biologics to Develop Antibody Therapeutics in Toronto

Northern Biologics to Develop Antibody Therapeutics in Toronto


A new biotech company, Northern Biologics, is a partnership based in Toronto that includes Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the University of Toronto.  The company has licensed intellectual property from these partners including drug leads and a new antibody generation platform.

The PMCF Blog

  • Healing Garden

    Top 5 Blog posts of 2014

    By Malinda DenBok    Posted on: 12/17/2014 09:05:52 AM     Categories: Inside The PMCF
    As 2014 wraps up, let’s see what blog posts you clicked on…
    I think these posts really give a fulsome view of the year. From major announcements, to remembering loved ones, to meeting the brilliant people your funds support… 
  • Paige boxing

    This fight to end cancer is real

    By Paige Cunningham    Posted on: 12/12/2014 03:50:20 PM     Categories: Inside The PMCF
    Read the second blog post from Paige on her journey as she trains to be in the Fight To End Cancer... "Week two was filled with some sad and shocking cancer related news."
  • Doves of Hope Ceremony

    The Dove is a symbol of Hope, Courage, and Peace

    By Paul Alofs    Posted on: 12/10/2014 04:55:08 PM     Categories: Inside The PMCF
    Today we celebrated the 14th Annual Doves of Hope Dedication ceremony at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.  We have over 9,000 paper doves which are strung together and hung throughout our five-story atrium.  Each and every Dove represents an individual story of someone dealing with cancer.  

Stories of Hope

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The Veres Family

The Veres Family

Diagnosed in 2010, Cathy Veres was optimistic and unyielding in her approach to cancer. Her husband, Denis, describes it as her “kid mode.” “Her only concern was to minimize the impact of her cancer on the kids,” he said. Cathy’s courage, grace and spirit live on through Denis and their three children. Read more...
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