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  • Report predicts new cancer cases to increase by 40%
    Report predicts new cancer cases to increase by 40%
    By Paul Alofs    Posted on: 05/28/2015 09:41:29 AM     Categories: Inside The PMCF

    The Canadian Cancer Society reported that there will be a major surge in new cancer cases for Canadians with a 40% increase in new cases projected in the next 15 years.  By the year 2030, it is estimated that there will be about 277,000 new cancer patients a year up from about 200,000 new cases in 2015.

  • “Why” is in Our DNA: New awareness-building marketing campaign
    “Why” is in Our DNA: New awareness-building marketing campaign
    By Kevin Shea    Posted on: 05/27/2015 01:39:26 PM     Categories: Inside The PMCF

    The question ‘why?’ inspires discovery, innovation, and is central to research. At the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, ‘why’ is in our DNA. We're thrilled to announce the launch of a new marketing campaign called ‘Why is in our DNA.’ ‘Why’ have we embarked on such an ambitious campaign to elevate the researchers and clinicians who contribute to The Princess Margaret, one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world? Because at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, WHY is in our DNA. Read more about the campaign...
     

  • Why I ride: Bryn Currie's Ride to Conquer Cancer story
    Why I ride: Bryn Currie's Ride to Conquer Cancer story
    By Kate Pettersen    Posted on: 05/25/2015 09:12:20 AM     Categories: Fellow Fundraiser

    At some point in your life you will ask “why.” You may not ever be touched directly with cancer or a life threatening illness, but its notice and its impact has a way of arriving when you least expect it. And when it does, you will be tested beyond all imaginable expectations. That is a guarantee. Some will succeed, others will not; everyone will be changed. Read Bryn Currie's blog about WHY she is hitting the road in the Ride to Conquer Cancer.

  • Immune Therapy Showing Promising Results
    Immune Therapy Showing Promising Results
    By Karina Wong    Posted on: 05/20/2015 02:19:52 PM     Categories: Recognition

    John Randall was on his way to his family doctor for a routine appointment when his wife casually suggested he get the mole on his back checked out. He was 48 years old at the time. The results would change his life forever. Read John's story here...

  • The Bride's Project: Giving back to The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation
    The Bride's Project: Giving back to The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation
    By Kate Pettersen    Posted on: 05/12/2015 12:31:50 PM     Categories: Recognition

    In 2004, Helen Sweet started The Bride's Project as a way of providing an environmentally, socially and fiscally conscious alternative for Brides seeking a dress (or accessories) for their wedding day. In 2014, Helen made a $20,000 donation to The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation and continues to give back to the community through her work. Read more about her inspiring project...

  • Why is in our DNA
    Why is in our DNA
    By Paul Alofs    Posted on: 05/05/2015 01:44:22 PM     Categories: Inside The PMCF

    For everyone involved in biomedical research and in discovering new methods of treating cancer patients, every day begins with Why?  These questions and thousands of other Why questions are a profound obsession at our research enterprise and in our clinical programs at the Princess Margaret. Read more here...

  • Cindy Leder's Journey to Conquer Cancer
    Cindy Leder's Journey to Conquer Cancer
    By Kate Pettersen    Posted on: 04/23/2015 12:59:53 PM     Categories: Events

    "Life with Multiple Myeloma is a rollercoaster - the kind that takes you through the upside-down loops. The support of family, friends, Princess Margaret doctors, nurses, clinicians, fellow patients and the team at The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, always made us feel like giving up was never an option." Read Cindy Leder's story here...

  • MEET SILVIA
    MEET SILVIA
    By Kate Pettersen    Posted on: 04/16/2015 02:05:26 PM     Categories: Faces of The Princess Margaret

    Silvia Vilas Boas is a student at the University of Toronto and began volunteering at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in 2014. She loves to make patients smile and shared her story with us. Read more here...

 
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