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Jul 11, 2019, 12:00 ET Federal Minister of Health shows government support for Marathon of Hope Cancer Centres network through $150-million investment to accelerate precision medicine

MONCTON, NB, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The federal Minister of Health, Ginette Petitpas Taylor, announced today an investment of $150 million over five years by the Government of Canada to the Terry Fox...


May 24, 2019, 17:20 ET Federal Government Awards $49M to Terry Fox Research Institute and Imagia led Consortium to Accelerate Medical Breakthroughs

Joint project aims to unlock data-driven discoveries in cancer and other diseases to unleash the full potential of personalized healthcare MONTRÉAL, May 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Navdeep Bains, ...


Apr 12, 2019, 09:00 ET Inspired by Terry Fox's Legacy - Cancer centres and researchers in Atlantic Canada join forces to provide precision medicine for cancer patients across region

For images, videos, backgrounders and more information on the launch of the Marathon of Hope Cancer Centres Network, please visit: www.marathonofhopecancercentres.ca/launch ST. JOHN'S, April 12, 2019 ...


Apr 12, 2019, 09:00 ET Inspired by Terry Fox's legacy, Canadian cancer centres join forces for the first time

For images, videos, backgrounders and more information on the launch of the Marathon of Hope Cancer Centres Network, please visit: www.marathonofhopecancercentres.ca/launch ST. JOHN'S, NL, April 12,...


Apr 10, 2019, 16:38 ET Media Advisory - Inspired by Terry Fox's legacy, Canadian cancer centres join forces for the first time

VANCOUVER and ST JOHN'S, April 10, 2019 /CNW/ - DATE: Friday, April 12, 2019 TIME: 10:30 am-11:45 am WHERE: Terry Fox Memorial Statue, 1 Water St., St. John's, N.L. A1C 1A1 (Note: Event will be at...


Mar 19, 2019, 22:39 ET Response from the Terry Fox Research Institute to the Federal Government's Budget Announcement

$150M FOR MARATHON OF HOPE CANCER CENTRES NETWORK VANCOUVER, March 19, 2019 /CNW/ - "We are thrilled with today's announcement by the federal government to support the creation of the Marathon of...


Jun 27, 2018, 10:38 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Official launch of the Montreal Cancer Consortium Pilot Project

MONTREAL, June 27, 2018 /CNW/ - DATE: Thursday, June 28, 2018 TIME: 9:30 am-10:30 am WHERE: Centre de recherche du Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, Agora, 5ème étage/5TH Floor 900, rue ...


Mar 06, 2018, 11:00 ET Canadian pancreatic cancer research team provides personalized medicine, new hope to patients

Available online: http://www.tfri.ca/en/NewsEvents/news/news-releases-detail/2018/03/05/canadian-pancreatic-cancer-research-team-provides-personalized-medicine-new-hope-to-patients VANCOUVER, March...


Nov 23, 2017, 10:00 ET Unprecedented Canada-wide movement to improve pediatric cancer treatment

Researchers at Sainte-Justine and the Montreal Children's Hospital join 20 other Canadian research partners as part of a $16-million initiative MONTREAL, Nov. 23, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - In Canada,...


Feb 22, 2017, 10:00 ET New Brunswick-led national research team aims for tailored treatments for patients with incurable multiple myeloma through Terry Fox Research Institute's $5-million investment

SAINT JOHN, NB, Feb. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - The Terry Fox Research Institute today announced an investment of $5-million for New Brunswick researchers and their colleagues at other cancer centres in Canada ...


Feb 21, 2017, 13:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - The Terry Fox Research Institute will announce an important national initiative for multiple myeloma patients involving cancer researchers at University of New Brunswick

SAINT JOHN, NB, Feb. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - The Terry Fox Research Institute will announce a New Brunswick first, involving cancer researchers at the University of New Brunswick, that will make a...


Feb 03, 2017, 12:35 ET The Terry Fox Research Institute, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and BC Cancer Agency launch innovative pilot project to accelerate precision medicine in Canada

http://www.tfri.ca/en/NewsEvents/news/news-releases-detail/2017/02/02/the-terry-fox-research-institute-princess-margaret-cancer-centre-and-bc-cancer-agency-launch-innovative-pilot-project-to-accelerat...


Feb 03, 2017, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - The Terry Fox Research Institute, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, BC Cancer Agency, Joined By Health Minister Jane Philpott, Will Announce New Precision Medicine

TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - To mark World Cancer Day (February 4), The Terry Fox Research Institute, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and BC Cancer Agency will make a joint announcement about a new...


Feb 02, 2017, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - The Terry Fox Research Institute, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, BC Cancer Agency, Joined By Health Minister Jane Philpott, Will Announce New Precision Medicine Initiative To Mark

TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - To mark World Cancer Day (February 4), The Terry Fox Research Institute, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and BC Cancer Agency will make a joint announcement about a new...


Sep 07, 2016, 14:00 ET Six stellar TFRI research teams will use $27.3 million to engineer precision medicine across a range of cancers

Attention Editors: The Terry Fox Run is being held on Sunday, Sept. 18th The brain cancer project will focus on new treatments for glioblastoma (The Tragically Hip's Gord Downie announced in May he...


Sep 10, 2014, 10:00 ET $14.6-million investment kicks off 2014 Terry Fox Run

Terry Fox Foundation takes aim at hard-to-treat cancers and personalized treatment with multimillion-dollar research investment at six leading Toronto cancer centres TORONTO, Sept.10, 2014 /CNW/ -...


Sep 08, 2014, 14:00 ET Media Advisory - Toronto's Cancer Research Community, elementary and high school students team up with Terry Fox Foundation to target hard-to-treat cancers through personalized treatment

TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - What: News Conference and Photo Opportunity When: 10: 00 am, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 Where: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre 7th Floor, Research Atrium 610 University...


Oct 09, 2013, 13:00 ET The Terry Fox Foundation tackles "unmet cancer needs" with $13.6-million for rare tumour, lymphoma and early-stage prostate and esophogeal cancer research

VANCOUVER, Oct. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Three exemplary Canadian cancer research teams are receiving $13.6 million from The Terry Fox Foundation to conduct cutting-edge research in several areas where there...


Sep 04, 2013, 17:49 ET 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

VANCOUVER, Sept. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - A Terry Fox Research Institute(TFRI)-led study has developed a new clinical risk calculator software that accurately classifies, nine out of ten times, which spots or ...


Jun 27, 2013, 13:00 ET 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

VANCOUVER, June 27, 2013 /CNW/ - The Terry Fox Research Institute, Lung Cancer Canada, the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, the BC Cancer Foundation and site partners are injecting a total of...


Oct 11, 2012, 10:00 ET 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

OTTAWA, Oct. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - They are conducting breakthrough research into fighting cancer with viruses and investigating ways to treat acute leukemias and today two world-class, long-standing and...


Sep 11, 2012, 11:00 ET The Terry Fox Foundation announces Governor General of Canada as Patron

VANCOUVER, Sept. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - The Terry Fox Foundation is pleased to announce that His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, is patron of the Foundation....


Sep 06, 2012, 11:00 ET New national initiative unites university students from coast to coast in honour of Canadian hero Terry Fox's legacy for cancer research

VANCOUVER, Sept. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - For the first-time ever, students at universities across Canada are uniting from coast to coast to honour Canadian hero Terry Fox and to support his 32-year legacy of ...