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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • June 27, 2013

    Study extended to June 2015

    Study extended to June 2015. The Terry Fox Research Institute and partners inject $1.5 million into national lung cancer study to answer additional key questions about screening high-risk individuals

  • April 10, 2013

    Terry Fox Research Institute and Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation Partner On Innovative Tumour-Targeting

    Terry Fox Research Institute and Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation Partner On Innovative Tumour-Targeting Approach For Treating Cancer

  • October 11, 2012

    The Terry Fox Foundation provides $13.4 million for world-class, novel research into fighting cancer with viruses

    The Terry Fox Foundation provides $13.4 million for world-class, novel research into fighting cancer with viruses and finding ways to treat acute leukemias

  • September 11, 2012

    The Terry Fox Foundation announces Governor General of Canada as Patron

    The Terry Fox Foundation announces Governor General of Canada as Patron

  • September 06, 2012

    New national initiative unites university students from coast to coast in honour of Canadian hero Terry Fox's legacy for cancer research

    New national initiative unites university students from coast to coast in honour of Canadian hero Terry Fox's legacy for cancer research

  • July 27, 2012

    Nobel laureate Dr. Harald zur Hausen presents leadership seminar

    Nobel laureate Dr. Harald zur Hausen presents leadership seminar

  • July 25, 2012

    New pan-Canadian Terry Fox Research Institute network receives close to $4-million to find better tools to treat prostate cancer

    New pan-Canadian Terry Fox Research Institute network receives close to $4-million to find better tools to treat prostate cancer

  • July 09, 2012

    2011 New Investigator awardees receive $1.7 million

    2011 New Investigator awardees receive $1.7 million

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