The Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI), named for Canadian icon Terry Fox, is built on Terry's dream to end cancer through research.

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Ontario cancer research community gathers together for TFRI-Ontario Node Symposium

December 12, 2014 | Fabrice Sircoulomb and Maria José Sandi

In December we attended the TFRI Ontario Node Symposium at the MaRs collaboration centre in downtown Toronto. Part of our research work is supported by TFRI and as post-doctoral fellows researching ovarian and pancreatic cancer it was an amazing experience.

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News & Notices

  • The Terry Fox Foundation welcomes Britt Andersen as new Executive Director

    The Terry Fox Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Britt Andersen as its new Executive Director, effective November 24, 2014.

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  • TFRI and Team Finn Foundation form partnership

    TFRI and the Team Finn Foundation have formed a new partnership to build a business plan for a new research initiative focused on young persons’ cancer.

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  • Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou will join Darrell Fox and West Vancouver MP John Weston in Taipei Terry Fox Run

    The Terry Fox Foundation (TFF) is pleased to announce that Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou will participate in the Terry Fox Run being held in Taipei, Taiwan on Saturday November 15, 2014.

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  • BC Node Regional Advisory Committee meets with MLAs

    BC MLAs and ministers had an opportunity Nov. 3 to learn how cancer research is working from TFRI-BC Node Regional Advisory Committee members and invited speakers.

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Our Mission & Vision

Terry's vision unites us and inspires our research excellence, innovation and creativity. The Terry Fox Research Institute is a collaboratively oriented, pan-Canadian organization focused on improving cancer research outcomes for the benefit of cancer patients everywhere. We invest in and manage translational research projects across Canada and function as the research arm of The Terry Fox Foundation, managing and overseeing its discovery and training portfolios. We want to ensure that today’s best science becomes tomorrow’s affordable medicine.