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  • 279 Million Super Fund for Cancer Research
    279 Million Super Fund for Cancer Research
    By Paul Alofs    Posted on: 09/15/2014 03:43:16 PM     Categories: Inside The PMCF

    The two Princess Margaret lotteries have raised an incredible $279 million in net funds in support of one of the world’s top 5 cancer research centres. Check out the excerpt from Saturday's Toronto Star about these lotteries.

  • New memories
    New memories
    By Ingrid Yu    Posted on: 09/11/2014 03:09:37 PM     Categories: Events

    My mom spent six months at The Princess Margaret for her chemotherapy treatments. I remember how sick she was. How it was hard for her to lose her hair. How self-conscious she was about the scar on her stomach.
    But now I have new memories.

  • Meet Dr Lynn Gauthier
    Meet Dr Lynn Gauthier
    By Lynn Gauthier    Posted on: 09/09/2014 12:08:29 PM     Categories: Faces of The Princess Margaret

    After my PhD, I began a Postdoctoral Fellowship the ELLICSR Health, Wellness, and Cancer Survivorship Centre at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, to bring pain research to ELLICSR, and to help improve our understanding of pain in the post-treatment survivorship period.

  • $148 Million and 720 KM
    $148 Million and 720 KM
    By Paul Alofs    Posted on: 09/08/2014 01:08:01 PM     Categories: Events

    The Walk began in 2003 about two weeks after I started my job as CEO of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.  I will never forget that first walk and the closing ceremonies at the Band Shell at the CNE.  For the last two years, we have used the Rogers Centre as our home base and overnight bed and breakfast facility!  

  • The Campus Expands
    The Campus Expands
    By Paul Alofs    Posted on: 09/04/2014 03:23:50 PM     Categories: Inside The PMCF

    We are delighted that cancer researchers from the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, funded by donors to the Foundation, have now taken over 10 of the 14 floors in this research building.  The Princess Margaret at 610-620 University Avenue still houses some of our 1,200 cancer research and clinical research staff.  

  • Shoppers Drug Mart Walks the Walk
    Shoppers Drug Mart Walks the Walk
    By Paul Alofs    Posted on: 09/03/2014 04:39:24 PM     Categories: Events

    We all know Shoppers Drug Mart as an iconic Canadian retailer.  Shoppers has a long history of supporting the communities they serve and that goes back to the Murray Koffler days. 

  • Meet Dr. Toshiki Ochi
    Meet Dr. Toshiki Ochi
    By Dr. Toshiki Ochi    Posted on: 09/03/2014 04:15:14 PM     Categories: Faces of The Princess Margaret

    I came to The Princess Margaret because it is one of the top cancer research facilities in the world and is an incredible place to develop my research career.  My supervisor, Dr. Naoto Hirano, had a very successful clinical trial, where immune therapy was used to treat patients with cancers.  I was very interested in his project and when Dr. Hirano moved to The Princess Margaret in 2011, I joined his team as a post-doctoral fellow.

  • Learning about Quickstart
    Learning about Quickstart
    By Malinda DenBok    Posted on: 08/27/2014 10:10:18 AM     Categories: Inside The PMCF

    Last November, Radiation Medicine Program’s Breast Site Group received the Innovation Award Honourable Mention from the Cancer Quality Council of Ontario for “QuickStart.” I was excited to learn more about this program that was helping women, especially knowing that 1 out of 9 Canadian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer.

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