Media Advisory - Minister Vic Toews to make important funding announcement for cancer research

    WINNIPEG, Aug. 23 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to
attend a press conference by Vic Toews, President of the Treasury Board, to
announce federal funding to support access to quality cancer care research
across Canada.

    Who: - Vic Toews, President of the Treasury Board
         - Dr. Judith Bray, Assistant Director of CIHR's Institute of Cancer
         - Dr. Dhali Dhaliwal, President & CEO, CancerCare Manitoba
         - Dr. Peter Cattini, Association Vice-President (Research),
           University of Manitoba
         - Dr. Donna Turner, Epidemiologist & Director, Cancer Control and
           Program Planning, CancerCare Manitoba
         - Via telehealth link Dr. George Kephart, Associate Professor,
           Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie

    When:  Friday, August 24th, 2007
           10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (local time)

    Where: 675 McDermot Avenue
           Arnold Greenberg Lecture Theatre
           2nd floor, CancerCare Manitoba

For further information:

For further information: Angela Peloquin, CancerCare Manitoba, (204)
787-1878; Isabelle Faustin, CIHR Communications, (613) 952-5746; Kyle Turner,
Cancer Care Nova Scotia, (902) 473-2630; Ce document est également disponible
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