Media Advisory - MDS Inc, Dr. Donald Rix, BC Children's Hospital Foundation and BC Cancer Foundation to announce boost for medical research in B.C.

    VANCOUVER, June 11 /CNW/ -

    When:   Thursday June 14, 2007, 10:00 a.m.

    Where:  BC Cancer Agency's Research Centre, 675 W. 10th Ave, Vancouver

    What:   Announcement, followed by interviews, and photo opportunities in
            research laboratory at BC Cancer Agency and at noon in BC
            Children's Hospital's Child & Family Research Institute

    Who:    Dr. Donald Rix, Chairman, MDS Metro Laboratories
            Mr. Ken Horton, Executive Vice President, Business Development,
             MDS Inc.
            Sue Carruthers, President and CEO, BC Children's Hospital
            Dr. Michael Hayden, Director, Centre for Molecular Medicine and
            Dr. Stephen Lam, Chair, BC Cancer Agency's Lung Tumour Group
            Mary McNeil, President and CEO, BC Cancer Foundation
            Lung cancer patient, Donald MacKay

For further information:

For further information: Media contacts: Penny Noble, APR, Senior
Director Public Affairs, BC Cancer Foundation, Tel (604) 707-5902, cell (604)
805- 5637; Stephen Forgacs, Director of Communications, BC Children's Hospital
Foundation, Tel (604) 875-2338, cell (604) 719-4381; Catherine Melville,
Director External Communications, MDS Inc, Tel (416) 675-6777 ext. 32265

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