The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation | UHN

Our Impact

The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

One of the Top 5 Cancer Research Centres in the World

The Princess Margaret completed an analysis of the comprehensive cancer care it provides using elite global institutes as benchmarks. It was determined that The Princess Margaret is one of the top 5 cancer research centres when measured against the same criteria used for the those cancer centres. These three criteria include: technologies, patient services and research. Read More >

Social Results Reporting

Our personal stories of hope illustrate some of the most rewarding aspects of working at The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Read stories from cancer patients, donors and researchers who all share the common goal – to Conquer Cancer In Our Lifetime.

Social Results Reporting

Basic Science Research

Basic cancer research takes place in the laboratory, where scientists try to understand cancer at its most fundamental level. Understanding the basic processes of a cell may uncover answers about how

Basic Science Research

Clinical Research & Care

Clinical research focuses on ways to improve the treatment and management of cancer. Clinical research often includes clinical trials aimed at preventing, diagnosing, treating or controlling cancer better.

Clinical Research & Care

Education & Training

The Princess Margaret is dedicated to training the next generation of healthcare professionals. For medical students to become doctors, or for doctors to become specialists, they need practical experience.

Education & Training

Global Impact

We have a goal of “Achieving Global Impact”. It means our organization reaches out around the world to share its medical expertise. We do it through exporting our knowledge to far-off places in need of advanced techniques and methods. We do it through research discoveries at home that will become dramatic breakthroughs on a global scale. It means all the medical possibilities that can teach, heal, and inspire. Everywhere.

Global Impact

Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy, also referred to as immune therapy, is a new approach for the treatment of cancer that harnesses the natural power of the immune system to combat cancer growth. The field of immune therapy is rapidly gaining recognition around the world for its potential to revolutionize cancer therapy.

Immunotherapy