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  • August 15, 2014

    Dr. John Maris, keynote speaker for TFRI BC Node Research Day

    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.

  • July 28, 2014

    Staff, management at Montreal hotel donate $1,000 to Terry Fox research

    TFRI’s fifth annual scientific meeting (ASM) in Montreal, Quebec this spring wrapped up with a surprise cash donation of a $1,000 for Terry Fox research.

  • March 06, 2014

    Innovative new investigators to study cancer growth and response to treatment

    Three promising Canadian cancer researchers, two in Ontario and one in Quebec, have been awarded a total of $1.35 million under the Terry Fox Research Institute’s 2013 New Investigator Awards.

  • February 16, 2014

    Terry Fox-funded lymphoid cancer group discovers new, recurrent genetic mutation in two kinds of lymphoma

    Researchers funded by the Terry Fox Foundation and based at the BC Cancer Agency’s Centre for Lymphoid Cancer in Vancouver have discovered a new, recurrent genetic mutation in two kinds of lymphoma -- Hodgkin lymphoma and primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma (PMBCL).

  • February 07, 2014

    Federal funding to new $15M centre of excellence for personalized medicine a boost for TFRI’s investment in colorectal cancer

    TFRI’s efforts to improve outcomes for colorectal cancer patients received a vote of confidence this week with the announcement that a pan-Canadian initiative comprising colorectal researchers supported by TFRI, has been awarded $15-million from the federal government to establish a Business-Led Network of Centres of Excellence (BL-NCE) in Precision Therapeutics

  • February 04, 2014

    Today is World Cancer Day!

    We invite you to join us in marking World Cancer Day, a day focused on raising awareness of cancer and promoting its prevention, detection and treatment. We are pleased to share two stories with you from our cancer research community.

  • January 20, 2014

    TFRI kicks off 2014 with a newly designed English web site!

    It’s a new year and we are extremely pleased to announce the launch of our redesigned English web site. We hope you enjoy the new design and find this site user friendly, accessible and interesting!

  • December 05, 2013

    Current Opportunities: Research Communications Specialist

    Current Opportunities: Research Communications Specialist

  • October 28, 2013

    Canadian Cancer Research Alliance honours Dr. Ling with Exceptional Leadership in Cancer Research award

    TFRI’s president and scientific director Dr. Victor Ling will be recognized at an awards dinner on Nov. 5th in Toronto for his Exceptional Leadership in Cancer Research by the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance.

  • October 28, 2013

    Canadian Cancer Research Alliance honours Dr. Ling with Exceptional Leadership in Cancer Research award

    TFRI’s president and scientific director Dr. Victor Ling will be recognized at an awards dinner on Nov. 5th in Toronto for his Exceptional Leadership in Cancer Research by the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance.

  • October 09, 2013

    The Terry Fox Foundation tackles "unmet cancer needs" with $13.6-million for rare tumour, lymphoma and early-stage prostate and esophogeal cancer research

    The Terry Fox Foundation tackles "unmet cancer needs" with $13.6-million for rare tumour, lymphoma and early-stage prostate and esophogeal cancer research

  • October 09, 2013

    The Terry Fox Foundation tackles "unmet cancer needs" with $13.6-million for rare tumour, lymphoma and early-stage prostate and esophogeal cancer research

    The Terry Fox Foundation tackles "unmet cancer needs" with $13.6-million for rare tumour, lymphoma and early-stage prostate and esophogeal cancer research

  • September 04, 2013

    Terry Fox Research Institute-Led Study Develops New Clinical Tool That Accurately Classifies, Nine Out Of Ten Times, Benign And Malignant Spots On Lung CT Scans Of Smokers

    Terry Fox Research Institute-Led study develops new clinical tool that accurately classifies, nine out of ten times, benign and malignant spots on lung CT scans of smokers

  • September 04, 2013

    Terry Fox Research Institute-Led Study Develops New Clinical Tool That Accurately Classifies, Nine Out Of Ten Times, Benign And Malignant Spots On Lung CT Scans Of Smokers

    Terry Fox Research Institute-Led study develops new clinical tool that accurately classifies, nine out of ten times, benign and malignant spots on lung CT scans of smokers

  • August 12, 2013

    TFRI Statement on the Passing of Dr. Anthony (Tony) Pawson

    TFRI Statement on the Passing of Dr. Anthony (Tony) Pawson

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