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One of the Top 5
The Princess Margaret is one of the world's Top 5 cancer research centres
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Palliative Care Study
Palliative Care Study

Palliative Care Study

Results of the first study to assess the impact of providing early palliative care versus standard care in advanced cancers show that earlier care improved quality of life & patient satisfaction.
A New Discovery
A New Discovery

A New Discovery

Researchers led by Dr. John Dick have discovered a pre-leukemic stem cell that may be the first step in initiating disease and also the culprit that evades therapy and triggers relapse in patients.
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The PMCF launched a BILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE in April 2012 - a five-year initiative to raise the funds needed to realize the transformational promise of Personalized Cancer Medicine. Find out about the tremendous progress we've made two years into the Challenge. Read more...
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    Feel Good Friday - Watch Peanut Paint & Hooray for Helene

    By Kyla Lougheed    Posted on: 04/11/2014 10:36:47 AM    Categories: Feel Good Friday
    This week we meet an amazing orangutan who beat non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and an amazing nurse and cancer survivor who ran across the United States after 3 brain surgeries!  Happy Friday! Read more...
  • Jennifer Huggins

    Literally fighting to end cancer

    By Malinda DenBok    Posted on: 04/10/2014 10:39:13 AM    Categories: Events
    What do you get when you combine a performer who travels the world with a magician, the owner of a Boxing club and a large corporate network? Read this blog to meet this amazing volunteer. Read more...
  • Leah with her dog

    Meet Leah!

    By Leah    Posted on: 04/09/2014 09:07:56 AM    Categories: Faces of The Princess Margaret
    As we continue with Volunteer Week, we meet Leah who is a Healing Beyond the Body volunteer. She wanted to give back after her mom was treated here and she spends time with families and caregivers as they wait for their appointments. She even plans on pursuing a career in cancer research! Read more...
  • Dhara Moddel

    Meet Dhara Moddel

    By Dhara Moddel    Posted on: 04/08/2014 03:14:11 PM    Categories: Faces of The Princess Margaret
    It is National Volunteer Week so we wanted to talk to Dhara who is the Program Lead for the Healing Beyond the Body volunteer program. Find out more about her role and why she loves it! Read more...
  • Harry's Spring Run Off

    Harry's Spring Run Off

    By Paige Cunningham    Posted on: 04/07/2014 09:32:40 AM    Categories: Events
    This Harry's Spring Run-Off was the coldest one yet! However, once the race was complete, the large cheque presented by Larry Rosen to The PMCF, President & CEO, Paul Alofs was definitely something that brightened everyone's morning! Read more...
  • Love Carries On & An Epic Beard

    Feel Good Friday - Love Carries On & An Epic Beard

    By Kyla Lougheed    Posted on: 04/04/2014 08:52:49 AM    Categories: Feel Good Friday
    Ben and his 3-year-old daughter Olivia recreate beautiful wedding photos and George is doing the big shave in support of Prostate Cancer Awareness. Read more...
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    A Day Without Cancer...

    By Joseph Nanni    Posted on: 04/02/2014 09:09:08 AM    Categories: Personal
    Director of "A Day Without Cancer", Joseph Nanni, guest blogs on how the idea for the documentary came to be.  Read more...
  • Nurse Oncology Day

    Nurse Oncology Day

    By Kyla Lougheed    Posted on: 04/01/2014 08:02:44 AM    Categories: Events
    April 1st, 2014 is the 11th Annual Oncology Nursing Day. This year's theme is "engaging for excellence" which we see every day at The Princess Margaret. Read more...
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Thirty moons around the world

Thirty moons around the world

Douglas Carr, from Ingersoll, Ontario rode his bicycle around the world from 1937 to 1939. It was a trip of over 60,000 miles, including over 41 countries on 5 continents. His intention was only to visit England and witness the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, but then he purchased a bicycle. Read more...
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The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation
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Phone: 416-946-6560
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