X
skip to main content
Logo

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

News & Notices

  • Outstanding researchers from Montreal, Halifax and Toronto receive $1.35 million to find new treatments for metastatic and ovarian cancers

    Three outstanding early-career investigators from Montreal, Halifax and Toronto will each receive $450,000 over the next three years to explore new treatments for metastatic cancers like the one Terry Fox had and identify ways that immunotherapy can help ovarian cancer patients.

    Read More View all notices

  • Identification of new lymphoma sub-group by Terry Fox Research Institute-funded cancer researchers opens door for potential new treatments for hard-to-treat cancer

    The discovery by BC researchers of a group of bad actors ‘hidden’ within a cohort of good ones may translate into new hope for cancer patients diagnosed with a type of lymphoma that doesn’t respond well to treatment.

    Read More View all notices

  • 2018 Terry Fox Run Challenge: TFRI teams show immense support, raise over $90k for research

    TFRI-funded researchers showed up in full force for the 38th annual Terry Fox Run, adding a splash of purple to run sites across the country and raising a whopping $90,399.45 for cancer research.

    Read More View all notices

  • Discovery of CD33 in human cord blood cells may affect design of targeted AML therapies

    This new discovery provides a possible explanation of why some trials that have used CD33 as a potential target for AML therapies have shown specific toxicities expected from a loss of normal stem cells.

    Read More View all notices

PATIENT STORY

How new treatments and a strong support system gave new hope to this multiple myeloma patient


Trevor Richard had never heard of multiple myeloma before being diagnosed with the disease last year. Now, thanks to his family and his doctors, Richard is cancer free and has started doing what so many other cancer patients have done in the past: sharing his story – and his genetic data – to help others learn more about the disease, and feel better in the process. 

Read more  See more patient stories

Achieving Terry's Dream Through Research

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.

Back to Top