/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Announcement of a signature partnership between the Canadian Cancer Society and Merck/

TORONTO, May 24, 2016 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an announcement at the MaRS Discovery District regarding the establishment of a signature partnership between the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) and Merck Canada Inc.

Key members of Canada's R&D and healthcare industries will gather on May 26 at 7:30 a.m. to announce this collaborative partnership that will support ongoing CCS initiatives and launch a new project that seeks to translate complex cancer topics into clear, credible and accessible language.

 

DETAILS:


What:     

Breakfast event announcing a signature partnership between the Canadian Cancer Society and Merck Canada Inc.


Who:       

Mr. Chirfi Guindo, President and Managing Director, Merck Canada Inc.
Ms. Anne Vézina, Interim President and CEO, Canadian Cancer Society
Ms. Kamal Khera, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health
Dr. Lillian L. Siu, Professor of Medicine, Staff Medical Oncologist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre  


When:     

Thursday, May 26, 2016
7:30 a.m. – Breakfast followed by presentations
8:40 a.m. – Event ends


Where:  

MaRS Discovery District – East Atrium
101 College St.
Toronto, ON M5G 1L7

 


SOURCE Canadian Cancer Society

For further information: For Advance Media Inquiries, Contact: Daniel Paquette, PR Counsel for The Canadian Cancer Society, 416 413-7714, dp@dppr.ca; For On-Site Media Relations, Contact: Dominique Quirion, Merck Canada Inc., 514-531-5752, dominique.quirion@merck.com; Rosie Hales, Canadian Cancer Society, 416-934-5338, Rosie.Hales@cancer.ca

RELATED LINKS
http://www.cancer.ca
www.merck.ca

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