News

Here are the latest TFRI news stories. See our archive for a full history of news.

  • January 15, 2015

    The Terry Fox Research Institute congratulates Dr. John Bell and his team on their award of $25 million in funding from the Government of Canada's Networks of Centres of Excellence. Dr. Bell will launch Biotherapeutics for Cancer Treatment (BioCanRx), a new national initiative to move promising cancer biotherapeutics, such as cancer-killing viruses and immune cell therapies, from discovery to clinical trials.

  • December 09, 2014

    Over 260 people attended the first TFRI-Ontario Node Research Symposium on Monday, Dec. 8, at the the MaRS Discovery Centre, Toronto.

  • November 24, 2014

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

  • November 13, 2014

    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.

  • November 12, 2014

    slider-prostate-cancerWatch Dr. Victor Ling talk about our research in prostate cancer.

  • November 05, 2014

    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.

  • October 23, 2014

    Victoria, BC Oct. 23, 2014 -- BC legislature calls for the second Sunday after Labour Day to be designated Terry Fox Day

  • October 23, 2014

    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.

  • September 10, 2014

    Terry Fox Foundation takes aim at hard-to-treat cancers and personalized treatment with multimillion-dollar research investment at six leading Toronto cancer centres

  • August 15, 2014

    Dr. John Maris will deliver the opening address at this year's TFRI BC Node Research Day, taking place on 13 November at the BC Cancer Agency.