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  • Two Years Closer to $1 Billion!
    Two Years Closer to $1 Billion!
    By Paul Alofs    Posted on: 04/23/2014 08:58:33 AM     Categories: Inside The PMCF

    On April 12, 2012, The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation launched the most ambitious funding campaign in the history of Canadian healthcare.  The Billion Dollar Challenge was launched to support the development of Personalized Cancer Medicine.  Where are we now, two years later?

  • Meet Dr. Runjan Chetty
    Meet Dr. Runjan Chetty
    By Dr. Runjan Chetty    Posted on: 04/22/2014 10:11:48 AM     Categories: Faces of The Princess Margaret

    With this week being National Medical Laboratory Week we want to say a big thank you to everyone in this program. "The Laboratory Medicine Program is one of those few areas of the hospital that touches nearly every patient who enters UHN."- Dr. Bob Bell. Meet the Deputy Medical Director for the Lab Medicine program at UHN, Dr. Chetty.

  • How Quincy saved our lives
    How Quincy saved our lives
    By John B. Newman    Posted on: 04/16/2014 03:04:22 PM     Categories: Guest Bloggers

    One thousand plush Bichon dogs are finding new homes with children in the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre’s Magic Castle, thanks to a St. John Ambulance member whose pet Bichon inspired the generous donation. John B. Newman shares this blog post on the dogs name-sake, Quincy, who saved their lives.

  • Feel Good Friday - Watch Peanut Paint & Hooray for Helene
    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!

  • Literally fighting to end cancer
    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.

  • Meet Leah!
    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!

  • Meet 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!

  • 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!

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