TORONTO, May 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Each year the Canadian Cancer Society honours exceptional scientists who have made a significant contribution in cancer research. This year, three outstanding Ontario researchers will be honoured with the Society's prestigious Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research.
|WHAT:||The Canadian Cancer Society's Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research Breakfast reception and presentation|
Dr John Bell, Senior Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, winner of the Robert L. Noble Prize
Dr Ming-Sound Tsao, Senior Scientist, Ontario Cancer Institute, winner of the O. Harold Warwick Prize
Dr Andrew Craig, Associate Professor, Queen's University, winner of the Canadian Cancer Society Young Investigator Award
Dr Christine Williams, Vice-President, Research, Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute
Peter Goodhand, President and CEO, Canadian Cancer Society
Dr Martin Kabat, CEO, Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division
|WHEN:||Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 7:30 - 9 a.m.|
|WHERE:||The Carlu, 444 Yonge St, Toronto|
More information about the awards can be found at www.cancer.ca.
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer. If you want to know more about our organization or if you would like information about cancer, visit our website www.cancer.ca or call our toll-free, bilingual Cancer Information Service at 1 888 939-3333.
For further information:
Karen Ramlall, Manager, Research Communications, Canadian Cancer Society, National office: (416) 934-5341; Karen.firstname.lastname@example.org
Christine Koserski, Sr Coordinator, Public Affairs, Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division: (416) 323-7030; email@example.com .